Washington, District Of Columbia

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA DC Washington
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ71754

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret


Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Sr. System Engineer to support our team.

The contract requires US Citizenship and candidates must have an active Top Secret and DHS clearance
  • Engage with technical experts within GDIT and from DHS, cybersecurity vendors, and the user community to identify and solve identity, credential, and access management challenges.
  • Provide technical expertise on the application and enabling of ICAM.
  • Coordinate with DHS to identify cybersecurity requirements, gaps, and design alternatives.
  • Identify how ICAM can enable secure information access and sharing and provide guidance on how to make best use of currently available tools.
  • Assess ICAM designs/implementation on their ability to support functional and security requirements.
  • Advise security assessment teams on options for complying with ICAM security standards.
  • Sound cybersecurity knowledge and an understanding of DHS cybersecurity practices.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering concepts to include practical experience in systems development lifecycles.
  • Ability to apply security principles and mechanisms to enterprise systems designs.
  • Understanding of credentials, authentication and authorization principles and design alternatives.
  • Knowledge of security attacks that apply to ICAM.
  • Learn the key services that an ICAM system must provide (authentication, authorization, identity, governance, auditing, and analytics) and put them into practice
  • Design, develop, and maintain an ICAM software stack using a mix of commercial and open-source software
  • Use automation tools to rapidly build, test, and deploy system components
  • Integrate analytics engines to visualize and enhance access control decision making
  • Simulate potential failure scenarios, then implement changes to make the system more resilient
  • Generate clear and maintainable documentation
  • Generate visual media that can explain the benefits of a software tool or system to both technical and non-technical audiences

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

T elecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:
USA DC Washington

Additional Work Locations:

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.\n\nGDIT 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.


Washington, District Of Columbia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

From Gulfstream business jets and combat vehicles to nuclear-powered submarines and communications systems, people around the world depend on our products and services for their safety and security.

We offer a broad portfolio of innovative products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT and C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

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