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Systems Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Systems Engineer supporting customer activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Systems Engineer joining our highly skilled team to be a premier provider of cyber security services to the customer.


  • Provide implementation advice for system security architecture, design, and cryptographic services.
  • Provide system security engineering expertise and system security guidance.
  • Assist teams in understanding and addressing system security issues identified during the assessment process.
  • Investigate new technologies and products. The Contractor shall focus on the systems engineering/cyber security engineering related tasks.
  • Communicate with team leads and senior leadership, assess changes, and rapidly change direction in support of new and/or changing program requirements.

    • Education: Bachelors (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
    • Required Experience: 5+ yrs
    • Required Technical Skills:
    • Demonstrated hands-on (not policy) experience in two (2) or more of the following areas: Network, host, cloud, data, or application security in multiple operating system environments.
    • Demonstrated hands-on (not policy) experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access lists.
    • Demonstrated experience working with Internet, web, application, and network security techniques.
    • Demonstrated experience developing documentation to meet security requirements and guidance.
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience creating test plans and conducting evaluations and/or prototyping.
    • Ability to identify new technologies and assess their technical and performance characteristics.
    • Ability to create complex system designs, resolves engineering problems, and proposes preventive strategies.
    • Ability to write technical documents addressing complex, sensitive issues.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Five years of demonstrated knowledge and technical skills in: network architecture; configuration of a local area network (LAN); securing of operating systems.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze Information System (IS) test results and suggest compensating controls for meeting IS security requirements.
    • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's policies, directives, and standards
    • Desired Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.).
    • Demonstrated experience with Cross Domain Solutions that transfer data between networks operating at different classification levels.
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) architecture and other cloud computing environments.
    • Eight years of experience with hardening Microsoft Windows Server, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Apple/MAC OS, Unix/Linux systems, and virtualization software (VMware, Hyper-V, Virtual Box).
    • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI with active polygraph
    • Desired Certifications: Cyber security certification in one or more of the following: Security+, SSCP, CAP, CISM, CASP+, PenTest+, CISSP, GSEC, GCCC, GCWN, GMON, GSLC, CEH, CNDA, CSSLP, CISSP, CEH, AWS
    • Location: Herndon, VA

      • 401K with company match
      • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
      • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
      • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
      • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
      • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

        Work Requirements

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        Years of Experience
        5 + years of related experience

        may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

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        Travel Required
        Less than 10%

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        U.S. Citizenship Required

        About Our Work

        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.
        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 customer site requirements.

        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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Germantown , Systems Engineer (Active Polygraph Required), Other , Herndon, Maryland

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