Cybersecurity Architect

at General Dynamics Information Technology
Published November 26, 2022
Location Las Vegas, NV
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Interim Top Secret

Job Family: Cyber Engineering

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cybersecurity is not just a singular part of our missionit connects every one of us because its embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cybersecurity Architect joining our team to support the Department of Energys National Nuclear Security Administration.

The National Nuclear Security Administration IT Managed Services (NIMS) is an exciting program performing IT support for the Department of Energy's organization responsible for enhancing national security through the application of nuclear science by maintaining and enhancing the safety, security, and effectiveness of the US nuclear weapons stockpile. This support is provided in several locations across the US giving employees great options for geographically diverse work locations. The primary goal of the program will be to support the NNSA Associate Administrator for Information Management and Chief Information Officer (OCIO) in modernizing its IT and Cybersecurity Infrastructure and transforming current IT and Cybersecurity services to a managed service environment.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cybersecurity Architect, you will provide support to evaluate cyber defense systems and current ground segment architecture for the assigned Government IT systems in order to defend against cyber risks.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Provide recommendations to fulfill cyber defense guidance and methodologies.

  • Develop system design and architecture requirements with supported SPOs.

  • Develop procedures to evaluate and validate new requirements.

  • Develop and support implementation of cyber defense systems. Provide recommendations to the sustainment, acquisition, and operational organizations associated with the system.

  • Analyze Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) tools/services.

  • Analyze and support engineering and architecture considerations affecting DoD IT assets.

  • Re-architect systems to improve cyber resilience.

  • Evaluate current and emerging technologies, COTS software, or GOTS software for integration.

  • Implement, configure, and tune cyber capabilities.

  • Integrate, install/deploy, and optimize the technical solutions.

  • Perform architectural analysis and modeling that provides input for architectural artifacts.

  • Design, develop, and implement improvements to enhance space mission assurance.

  • Provide Enterprise Architecture products focused on cyber defense data flows/usage and transactions including netflow reporting, network performance metrics, and space mission assurance metrics.


  • Bachelors degree in a technical field or related experience.

  • 10 years of relevant experience

  • CISSP certification

  • DOE Q, L, or TS clearance


  • Full-flex work week.

  • 401K with company match.

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators.

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you.

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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.

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.

The likely salary range for this position is $118,810 - $198,411, 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.