SCATE I w/ Active TS/SCI Polygraph - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (



REQ#: RQ48499

Travel Required: 10-25%

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking an entry level Security Certification and Assessor Test Evaluator (SCATE) security professional to review and evaluate customer Information Systems (IS) and recommend to the customer changes that can improve information confidentiality, integrity, and availability.  In this important role, you will be responsible for performing security-focused services to improve the security posture of customer’s Information Systems. 

**Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**

BA/BS – Bachelor’s degree in relevant to computer engineering, information security, information management, and/or computer science preferred and 0-3 years’ of experience information technology security, information systems security, information assurance engineering experience. 

Employees must possess and maintain, or obtain within six months from their arrival date, required IAM Level I compliant certifications (CAP / GSLC / Security+ CE) or higher. 


  • Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
  • Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.
  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
  • Recognizes potential successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.
  • Serves as a technical team or task leader.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

0-3 years' of related experience in data security administration.

Desired technical knowledge in a majority of the following:

  • ICD 503 and the Government's certification and accreditation process;
  • Networks, computer components, system protocols, and COTS technology;
  • System methodologies including: client/server, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, MAN, LAN, switches, and routers;
  • Software integration of COTS and Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) products;
  • Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X administration;
  • VMware, Xen, Hyper V and other virtualization platforms.
  • Configuring and supporting Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS, and other operating systems;
  • Configuring and supporting VMware, Xen, Hyper V and other virtualization platforms;
  • Software engineering;
  • Program design and implementation;
  • Configuration management;
  • System maintenance;
  • Integration testing;
  • Information system engineering;
  • Penetration testing and analysis;
  • System certification activities and efforts related to system certification and accreditation; 
  • Research, development, integration, and distribution of IS security tools and associated documentation; 
  • Security procedures for systems and software within area of expertise to ensure consistent security policy implementation;
  • Education relevant to computer engineering, information security, information management, and/or computer science; and
  • Experience in technical project management.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

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.