Beltsville, Maryland

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA MD Beltsville
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ73794

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Cyber Security

Job Description:

Project supports the IT engineering team of a major federal customer providing security services including cyber incident response, threat analysis and security operations support.

The Cyber Security Engineer will provide technical expertise working independently and/or with other engineers. The primary area of responsibility will be evaluating, integrating, and deploying new cybersecurity tools and capabilities. The individual will evaluate new security technologies and make appropriate recommendations to ensure technical assessment capabilities remain current.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cyber security in the domains of security operations, security architecture, framework and standards, governance, and threat intelligence.

This effort will require a skilled Systems Engineer in order to facilitate the implementation of industry standardized and consistent processes in support of systems integration and project management.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical lead on assigned projects and interface directly with customers during requirements gather, system design, and implementation.

  • Analyze market research and customer requirements; derive high-level system requirements and produce functional and technical requirements.

  • Translate client requirements into major milestones and deliverables

  • Perform system integration activities; Product evaluation, system builds/installation, system assessments, system transition (O&M)

  • Draft supporting system documentation; system design, system diagram, system security plan, etc...


  • 4+ years of Information Security, Systems Integration, Network Engineering, or System Engineering experience

  • Strong troubleshooting skills, analytical problem solving ability, and organizational skills

  • Knowledge of the system development life cycle and Project Management Framework.

  • Excellent communication skills in technical, business, and client interactions

  • Experience working in a dynamic and collaborative environment

  • Linux/Unix system engineering and security hardening experience

  • Windows system engineering and security hardening experience

  • Experience configuring and hardening network switches, routers, and firewall

Highly desired skills

· Experience with IDS/IPS products (Ex: Snort, Suricata, Cisco, ISS, McAfee)

· Experience with network devices and boundary protections (Ex: Cisco Switching, Firewalls)

· Experience with Packet Capture & Inspection technology (Ex: RSA Security Analytics, Netwitness, Moloch)

· Experience working with Automated Dynamic Malware Analysis tools (FireEye)

· Experience with Information and Event Management technology (SIEM, Splunk, Syslog, RSyslog)

· Experiencing supporting Accreditation and Authorization process. Mitigating compliance audit and vulnerability findings.

· Experience working with Hypervisor and Virtualization technologies (VMware, Citrix, Microsoft Hyper, Red Hat)

· Experience with Domain Service and Central Service management and deployment (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, NTP)


Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:
Less than 10%

T elecommuting Options:
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:
USA MD Beltsville

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.


Beltsville, Maryland

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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