Security Control Assessor (Active Polygraph Required)

Bethesda, Maryland

Employer: General Dynamics Information Technology
Industry: Information Security
Salary: Competitive
Job type: Full-Time

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission-it connects every one of us because it's embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Security Control Analyst joining our team to support customer activities at Bethesda, MD.

  • Bachelor's Degree (Computer engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline)
  • 6+ years or relevant experience
  • Four years of additional demonstrated work experience in Security Control Assessor (SCA) and Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO)Testing will be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree.
  • A Master's degree in an applicable discipline be substituted for three years of demonstrated work experience.
  • Technical skills
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph required.

Required Skills:
  • Three (3) years of cybersecurity experience with at least one year of experience conducting SCAs under ICD 503/CNSSI 1253 NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Risk Management Framework (RMF), or a similar framework.
  • One full year of SCA experiences within the last three calendar years.
  • One full year supporting cloud environment and experience performing security assessments in a cloud environment (AWS, Google, IBM, Azure, and Oracle).
  • Skill in conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerability in security systems (e.g., Cloud Environments) AWS, Google, IBM, Azure, and Oracle.
  • Must meet Department of Defense (DOD) 8570.01-Manual (M) Information Assurances Workforce Improvement Program requirement for Information Assurance Manger (IAM) Level III (CISM, CISSP or Associate GSLC or CCISO).
  • Knowledge of general attack strategies (e.g., MITRE ATT&CK Framework).
  • Knowledge of NISPOM, ICD 503, NIST SP 800-53, ICD 705, and other ICDs as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) of security controls.

Other Requirements:
  • Make recommendations to the IC CISO or designee for improving TTPS for better cyber threat protection.
  • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of network access, identity, and access management e.g. public key infrastructure (PKI)
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as Transition Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Dynamic Host Configuration, Domain Name System (DNS), and directory Services.
  • Ability to assess the robustness of security systems and designs.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
  • Three years of experience performing security assessments in a cloud computing environment.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Write final reports and defend all findings, including risk or vulnerability, mitigation strategies, and references.
  • Report vulnerabilities identified during security assessments.
  • Write penetration testing Rules of Engagement (RoE), Test Plans, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Conducted security reviews and technical research and provided reporting to increase security defense mechanisms.

  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Work Requirements

Years of Experience
6 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required
Less than 10%

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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.

Created: 2023-03-18
Reference: 5b1b72a5b
Country: United States
State: Maryland
City: Bethesda

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