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General Dynamics Information Technology Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/Polygraph in Herndon, Virginia

Req ID: RQ166249

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Job Family: Cyber Engineering


Cybersecurity,End Systems,Network Operations,Systems Engineering


CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2


10 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:


Job Description:

Own your career as a Cyber Security Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Cyber Engineer joining our team to support a new contract in our customer's Office of Cyber Security (OCS).


  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Engineering, or related

  • Experience: 10+ years of related experience

  • Technical skills:

  • Analyze systems, including forensically, for malware, misuse, and/or unauthorized activity

  • Investigate virus/malware alerts/incidents to determine root cause, entry point of code, damage risk, and report this information

  • Investigate and analyze of all data sources, to include security events, firewall logs, forensic hard-drive images, and other data sources to identify malware, misuse, unauthorized activity or other cyber security related concerns

  • Monitor, document, and respond to centrally collected virus alerts

  • Participate in project review meetings and provide technical cyber security guidance when necessary

  • Conduct tier-3 support of current infrastructure

  • Design, test, and integrate new security products as directed by GTM

  • Ensure all network defense capabilities are kept current, patched, and securely configured and management informed of status

  • Provide engineering support for all Sponsor systems such as network based intrusion detection

  • Integrate security products, including designs for all customer networks

  • Maintain a network diagram for each instruction detection, cyber defense capability and sensors and make available to all customer personnel

  • Maintain system baselines and configuration management items, including security event monitoring policies in a manner determined and agreed to by the Sponsor

  • Provide engineering documentation and interaction with colleagues to ensure a complete and functioning system that meets requirements

  • Conduct software testing (patches, other updates); beta testing; proof of concept testing

  • Stay abreast customer’s directives, regulations, guidance, notices and standards on cybersecurity

  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Polygraph

  • Preferred Skills/Certifications:


  • Experience hardening network and edge devices

  • NIST 800-53a controls

  • Risk Management Framework

  • Location: Herndon, VA customer site

  • US Citizenship Required


  • 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




The likely salary range for this position is $161,500 - $218,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match.To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available.We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.