May 25, 2023

Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Herndon, Virginia
Cyber Security

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer 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 Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cyber Security InfoSec Engineer joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer.

  • Communicate with team leads and senior leadership, assess changes, and rapidly change direction in support of new and/or changing program requirements.
  • Identify risks to the critical infrastructure of the Agency to protect against cyber threats from foreign state, hackers, and internal sources.
  • Utilize Operations Technology knowledge to integrate cybersecurity tools to identify, detect, protect, respond, and recover from cybersecurity events.
  • Serve as a customer facing ICS/SCADA Expert supporting them to achieve success with the technology for their overall ICS security efforts.
  • Collaborate with project teams on their network architecture, sensor placement, and planning activities for the deployment of new ICS technology.
  • Analyze and help maintain a process to coordinate improvements to the cyber security of critical infrastructure in a collaborative process with critical infrastructure owners to determine if current cyber security requirements are sufficient given current and projected risks.
  • Communicate with team leads and senior leadership, assess changes, and rapidly change direction in support of new and/or changing program requirements.

  • 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:
  • Demonstrated experience working with Information technology or Operating Technology, and ICS/SCADA risk assessments
  • Knowledge and experience of a broad range of policy, standards and common risk management methodologies - for example, NIST, ISO 27001/27002, PCI/DSS, COBIT, ITIL, ISO 2000, etc.
  • Knowledge in IT and OT protocols, IP networks, OSI model, Purdue model, and ICS protocols
  • Possess good troubleshooting and problem solving skills, strong technical and analytical abilities, and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify new ICS/SCADA technologies, assess their technical and performance characteristics, as well as utilize proficiency in risk assessment methodologies
  • Ability to create complex system designs, resolves engineering problems, and proposes preventive strategies.
  • Ability to write technical documents addressing complex, sensitive issues
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze Information System (IS) test results and suggest compensating controls for meeting IS security requirements
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Linux (command line) experience (minimum of intermediate skill/experience), CENTOS, scripting languages (python, shell, etc.), and SIEMs
  • On-premise and Cloud software solutions for Enterprise experience
  • Hands-on experience of loading Windows and Linux/Unix OS (Operating Systems), installation of laptop and desktop software and hardware on these systems, installation of network software and hardware on these systems, configuration and maintenance of hardware systems, configuration and maintenance of software systems, configuration and maintenance of network systems, and configuration and maintenance of databases.
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
  • Desired Certifications:
  • Cyber security certification in one or more of the following: CISSP, CSSA, GICSP, ICS-Cert, ISA.
  • Location: Herndon, VA

  • 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 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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