Farmingdale, New Jersey

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA NY Home Office (NYHOME)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ105984

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Information Security

Job Description:

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 an Information Security Analyst Sr. Advisor joining our team to support New York State Department of Heath Medicaid Management Information System activities at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Information Security Analyst Sr. Advisor supporting the eMedNY CISO team, you will be trusted to work on developing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. The successful candidate should have experience in or knowledge of regulatory compliance, NIST SP 800-53, Medicaid Management Information Systems and CMS. Also required, a comprehensive understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts related to information security, with particular focus on vulnerability management and an emphasis on effective security and compliance management of vulnerabilities and security patches. General knowledge of other related disciplines such as systems development, configuration management, change management, network security and asset management. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.

In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Reviewing and documenting security and privacy controls, documenting plans of action and milestones, and performing security risk analyses.
  • Experience in policy, procedure and standards development and review, and experience in developing and reviewing System Security Plans (SSPs) and other security documentation.
  • Reviewing development processes for Application Security best practices and review application artifacts in each environment.
  • Providing application-scanning, penetration testing and programming/coding for security tooling and scripts.
  • Advising the development team on how to remediate vulnerabilities, perform application security best practices, and address application security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience in Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC)
  • Demonstrating flexibility and the ability to handle other areas of information security, including business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, insider threat detection and mitigation, and physical security analysis (including facilities analysis, and security management).
  • Validating system security requirements definition and analysis; establish system security designs; and implement security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures.
  • Validating security requirements and perform system certification and accreditation planning and testing along with liaison activities.
  • Secure systems operations and maintenance.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related discipline, plus 10+ years related experience in Information Assurance. Currently hold a security certification or obtain one within 12 months of hire.
  • An understanding of Privacy and familiarity with the NIST 800-53 Privacy controls
  • Experience with Security Control families in NIST SP 800-53 or Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)
  • Experience in DevSecOPS and Development in Agile environments
  • A working knowledge of container security
  • Familiarity with vulnerability assessment and scanning as well as other security tools, such as, Tenable Nessus, SAST, DAST
  • To work in a collaborative team environment as well as individually. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to communicate with customers, support personnel, application development personnel and management
  • To exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Work is performed with minimal direction. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.

  • Experience with Galvanize GRC tools
  • Experience with Privacy
  • Experience in Secure Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Ability to Script using Python or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with JAVA
  • Working knowledge of OWASP
  • New York State Medicaid Management Information Systems experience preferred

Desired Certifications:
  • Security Certifications such as Information Systems Certification and Accreditation Professional (ISCAP) or INFOSEC Assessment Methodology Certification (IAM
  • Certification as an ISSO
  • CISSP certification

  • Full-flex work week
  • 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


The likely salary range for this position is $107,200 - $160,800, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:
Telecommuting 100%

Work Location:
Any Location / Remote

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.

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.


Farmingdale, New Jersey

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

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.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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