May 01, 2023

Information Systems Security Officer (Active Polygraph Required)

  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Bethesda, Maryland
Information Technology

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as an Information Systems Security Officer supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an ISSO joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer. We provide consummate cyber security risk management "as a service" platform across multiple fabrics and centers. We have responsibility to ensure operational IT capabilities provide the client with necessary timeliness, accuracy and security of information demanded from all our highly professional roles. Be the change, lead our change - join us!

  • Provide information assurance support to system(s) and program
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating and implementing cyber security policies, standards and processes
  • Maintain operational security posture for system(s) through customized Risk Management Framework (RMF) to ensure established security processes and procedures are followed
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure security requirements are met for processing classified information
  • Provide configuration management and documentation for system software, hardware, networks, enclaves, etc.
  • Prepare and review system documentation to include Systems Security Plans (SSPs), Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, architecture diagrams, contingency plan, incident response plan, and other documentation
  • Support programmatic and organization project and risk management review boards
  • Perform vulnerability scanning, risk assessment analysis using NIST 800-53 and prepare responses to Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)

  • Education: Bachelors (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • Required Experience: 8+ yrs
  • Required Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of AWS infrastructure, Commercial cloud and cloud security
  • Understanding of NIST 800-53, NIST 800-37, RMF, ICD 503
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to write technical analysis reports and security plans
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
  • Preferred Certifications:
  • CompTIA Security+
    Certified Information System Security Processional (CISSP)
    Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CCP)
    Microsoft Azure
    Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Location: Bethesda, MD - On Customer Site

  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements

Years of Experience
8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required
Less than 10%

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.
COVID-19 Vaccination
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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