Cyber Security Engineer

at General Dynamics Corporation
Published February 25, 2024
Location Falls Church, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Home Office (VAHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ147775

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Cyber Security

Job Qualifications:

Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Security Evaluations, Security Requirements

6 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to provide support for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) Cloud Service Offering contract. This position is 100% remote.

As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will provide support services for protecting the DoDIN from cyber threats, both foreign and domestic, using cyber security systems, in combination with Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTP) and information sharing with DOD, DHS and other federal agencies. The Cyber Security Engineer will provide the services necessary to provide Assessment & Authorization support, cyber security authorizations process support, continuous monitoring support, Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery (DR) process support, and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) support.


  • Perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established IA standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies on NIPR assets.
  • Facilitate and meet cybersecurity compliance requirements for tenant migrations.
  • Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs for migration requirements.
  • Design, develop, implement and/or integrate IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.
  • Build IA into systems deployed to operational environments. Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application security policy and enterprise solutions.
  • Support the building of security architectures.
  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures.
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations.



EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree or equivalent

CERTIFICATION: CISSP, CISM, CEH, and/or Security+ ce

YEAR'S EXPERIENCE: 8 years of experience

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Prior DoD experience

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Expert knowledge of Cloud cybersecurity technology principles, methods, and techniques as well as knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment


TECHNICAL SKILLS: Experience with PPSM, SNAP and GIAP protocols

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Experience in developing and reviewing Authorization package and artifacts

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Experience with DoD RMF process and eMASS

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Experience with DoD Component Boundary Cloud Access Point (BCAP) circuits

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Has expert level knowledge of commonly used cybersecurity systems to include, but not limited to, the DoD Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS), Joint Incident Management System (JIMS), Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) and DHS Information Assurance Compliance System (IACS), DoD Component Boundary Cloud Access Point (BCAP), Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM), GIAP - GIG Interconnection Approval Process, SGS SIPRNet GIAP System, SNAP System/Network Approval Process.

SKILLS & ABILITIES: Prior performance in the role of ISSO, ISSE, ISSM, SCA or Cybersecurity Analyst

SKILLS & ABILITIES: Has expertise in Cybersecurity programs policies and implementation in support of the DoD and its Combatant Commands Service and Agencies (CC/S/As). Displays the proper knowledge and technical expertise to Computing Environment (CE) requiring support.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Knowledge of the DoD Risk Manage Framework (RMF) processes, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Etc.




TECHNICAL SKILLS: Prior DISA or similar Agency experience


Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

401K with company match

Comprehensive health and wellness packages

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you build your skills and own your career

Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

Cutting-edge technology you can learn from (remove if non-technical role)

Rest and recharge with paid vacation and 10 company-paid holidays








The likely salary range for this position is $139,200 - $208,800, 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
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. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee's date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees. 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.

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 customer site requirements.

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.


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