Cyber Security System Engineer

at General Dynamics Information Technology
Location Fort Meade, MD
Date Posted October 3, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs.

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.

Design and develop new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's
enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

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. 

Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures. 

Support the building of security architectures, Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates
existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues.

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.

Ensures system security needs established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability, testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.

May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

Additional Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS and 10+ years of Cyber Security Systems Engineering experience
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification
  • Nessus / Security Center
  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation
  • Strong Linux skills
  • HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD) Prefer HBSS Administrator training from the DoD
  • Splunk (Or Equivalent SEIM / Log Aggregation experience)
  • Familiarity with FedRAMP, RMF, and eMASS a plus
  • Familiar with IR testing/plans
  • Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACL's, etc

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.