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Cyber Security Project Engineer
General Dynamics Corporation McLean, VA

Cyber Security Project Engineer

General Dynamics Corporation
McLean, VA
Expired: October 18, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA McLean - Customer Proprietary (VAC393)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ149949

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Cyber Engineering

Job Qualifications:

Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Systems Security
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) - ISACA, CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2
10 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Own the opportunity as a Cyber Security Project Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. You'll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.


The Sponsor requires Cyber Security expertise to perform technical risk assessments and provide technical risk mitigation guidance on the use of various enabling technologies supporting the broader organization's enterprise and operational activities; provide guidance of potential cyber threats, attacks, and exploitations and advise decision-makers of the inherent risks and mitigation to the Sponsor equities; participate in forums, communicate regularly with multiple offices within Sponsor purview, and is expected to facilitate, manage, collaborate, and assist with cyber security risk assessments of Sponsor systems,

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer or Physical Science, Mathematics, or related technical discipline.

Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience transitioning cross-domain services.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical exchange meetings with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience briefing and writing for technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer and network security, authentication, and cryptography.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying possible technical or security problems with technology products and services and providing documented guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience performing complex problem management, research and issue resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing network architectures, network topologies, endpoint devices, software applications, cloud-based platforms, and services for technical issues.
  • Demonstrated experience with communications protocols, such as IP, TCP, UDP, MPLS, OSPF, IGRP, BGP, SIP, and H.232
  • Demonstrated experience with visualization software and visualized environments such as VMWare, Virtual Box, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Quick EMUlator.
  • Demonstrated experience with planning, configuring, securing, administering, and maintaining, cloud based technologies, products, and services, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and IBM Cloud.
  • Demonstrated experience in a wide range of Radio Frequency (RF) technologies to include terrestrial and space based RF communication, government and commercial satellite systems, commercial cellular and wireless, 5G technologies, and embedded software and firmware development.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer and mobile operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, Android, and iOS.
  • Demonstrated experience performing digital forensic examination of computers, mobile devices, storage, and memory using commercial or specialty forensic tools such as EnCase, Cellebrite, Autopsy, and Volatility.
  • Demonstrated experience with open-source and commercial tools Nmap, Wireshark, Nexpose, Nessus, Nipper Studio, and Snort.
  • Demonstrated experience with data extraction from various sources including files, directories, unallocated space, raw images, customer databases.
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating hardware and software products against customer requirements for technical evaluation and potential procurement.
  • Demonstrated experience with Network Monitoring Appliances.
Preferred Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience conducting digital forensic examination of computers, mobile devices, storage, and memory using specialized forensic software.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's cross-organizational missions, technical needs, security architect and information assurance.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's network review board process.
  • Demonstrated experience with Sponsor's network, technical, and acquisition review processes.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's security policies and IT systems
  • Demonstrated experience with Shell-Scripting
  • Demonstrated experience with SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle 10g or 11g
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 10, 2008R, 2012, 2012R2, and 2016.
  • Demonstrated experience with storage systems including NetApp and HP
  • Demonstrated experience with VMWare ESX
  • Demonstrated experience with various types of forensic software used by the Sponsor
  • Demonstrated experience with providing recommendations to architecture and design reviews
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's information cyber security policies and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience with Intelligence Community Directive (503), Committee on National Security Systems Publications (CNSSP) 1253, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2, 199, 200, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-37, 800-39, and 800-53.
  • Demonstrated experience with interfacing with vendors and third party procedures.
  • Certifications:
    • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CIMS)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (White and Gray Hat Disciplines)
    • AccessData Certified Forensics Examiner (ACE)
Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Location: On Customer Site

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




Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:

Additional Work Locations:

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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.


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General Dynamics Corporation

McLean, VA



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