Information Systems Security Engineer (Active Polygraph Required) in Herndon, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

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Job Description

At GDIT people are our differentiator. As an Information Security Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to support a mission partner by providing systems operations expertise for a wide variety of existing, maturing, and cutting-edge technologies.  In this role a typical day will include:

  • Responsible for adhering to system security posture by implementing tools, processes, and procedures required to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system and system components
  • Performs information system assessments validating implementation of security controls
  • Collaborates with systems architect to ensure requirements, design and implementation of infrastructure is compliant with CSfC guidelines
  • Participates in system accreditation processes
  • Documents all controls, implementation of all controls, and disposition of controls
  • Works with Sponsor counterpart to obtain approval to operate under RMF / ICD503 guidelines
  • Establishes system audit policies and schedules
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled system security audits
  • May be involved in implementing software including Tenable Nessus and Splunk
  • Manages process for monthly Nessus scanning within VPC, on-premise and end-user devices
  • Coordinates program Splunk monitoring and manages communication protocol with SOC/CIRT entities
  • Develops and delivers security assessment reports to maintain ATO status
  • Ensure configuration management for security-relevant IS software, hardware and firmware is maintained and documented.
  • Ensure system recovery processes are monitored to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Formally notify the appropriate individuals when changes occur that might affect authorization
  • Participate in governance and project reviews identified by the Sponsor
  • Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.