Cyber Security Engineer (Top Secret Clearance Required) - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (



REQ#: RQ39803

General Dynamics Information Technology, GDIT, based out of Falls Church, VA is seeking an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join a U.S. Department of Energy contract in Albuquerque, NM. In this role, you will serve as a Principal Advisor on all matters involving the security of an Information System (IS). You will have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system and is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of a system. You will assist in the development of the security policies and procedures and ensures compliance with those policies and procedures through ongoing monitoring and assessments. In close coordination with the Information System (IS) owner and the Information System Security Manager (ISSM), you will play an active role in the evaluation or risk associated with a system, enforcing and assessing the controls, monitoring the security impact of changes to the systems, and developing and updating the security documentation associated with the system.

You will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Ensuring the implementation of DOE and NNSA cyber security policies and procedures for designated information systems
  • Conducting the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for designated systems
  • Documenting the implementation of protection measures within the security plan for the systems
  • Ensuring the appropriate access is provisioned for users of designated systems
  • Identifying, assessing, and documenting threats and risks to designated systems
  • Capturing and maintaining information system security artifacts
  • Conducting cyber security tests and assessments and providing results of these activities to the ISSM
  • Evaluating the security impact and recommending implementation strategies for security significant changes to the assigned information systems
  • Identifying cyber security training needs in terms of job responsibilities or roles
  • Conducting information system risk assessments
  • Responding to and reporting of incidents related to their assigned information systems
  • Development of security processes and procedures to support the ISSM’s Cyber Security Program
  • Creating and maintaining disaster recovery and incident response plans and participating in associated training
  • Formally and informally presents information in group and individual settings
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.