Information Systems Security Officer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description

Performs Information Assurance tasks for new or existing computer systems.


  1. Develops and/or updates Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) related documents for submission


  1. Performs risk assessments and Security Control Assessment (SCA) processes which identify system/service provider threats, vulnerabilities, likelihood of occurrence, and potential impacts.


  1. Acts as a subject-matter expert to multiple Information Assurance tasks and/or programs.


  1. Develops System Security Plans (SSPs) for new systems and updates SSPs when new components or functions are added to an existing system.


  1. Prepares and maintains a current POA&M that identifies system weaknesses, vulnerabilities and proposed mitigation activities, estimated costs to implement the recommendations, mitigation schedules based on the availability of resources required, points-of contact that are responsible for mitigation activities, and status of the mitigation/remediation activities..


  1. Performs Security Controls Assessments (SCAs) and evaluation of the security controls for an information system conducted in accordance with current versions of NIST Special Publications (SP) for assessments and risk management.


  1. Develop a summarization of the results of SCA activities in a Security Assessment Report (SAR) that shall be provided to the Program Manager.


  1. Serves as a technical team or task lead.


  1. May provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks.


  1. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.


  1. Participates in special projects as required.


10-15 years of related Cyber Security and/or Information Assurance work activities.

8-10 years of Information Assurance experience


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.