Software Developer (Systems Software) - Mission Software Developer, with Polygraph in Herndon, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

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Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer joining our team to support government activities in Herndon, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to provide both critical support in addressing complicated security-related issues and exceptional customer service. In this role a typical day will include:

  • Working as part of a motivated, high-performing team
  • Resolving critical security-related issues that negatively impact the customer’s mission
  • Collaborating with teammates and government customers to identify process improvements
  • Providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Designing, developing and implementing security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
  • Providing technical and policy interpretation and guidance regarding information security issues in support of ICD 503 accreditation activities. Ensure that operational security for cloud solution is maintained for information systems.
  • Developing and maintaining A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc.) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance attained ATO in full cloud implementation.
  • Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads.
  • Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer’s systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.
  • Utilizing applications and AWS services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.
  • Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • 15 years of related experience.
  • Technical skills: Well-versed in AWS technologies and architecture; Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals; Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment; Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills; Experience working with Xacta 360; Experience working with scanning tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, and WebInspect; and Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self starter.
  • Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
  • Preferred Qualifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate; Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council; ITIL Certificate – Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management; and/or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.
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.