Compliance Security Center Engineer in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Compliance Security Center Engineer joining our FDIC infrastructure program in Arlington, VA.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. GDIT provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. GDIT supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas. It has a state of the art development lab to test new functionality, architectures, and equipment.   U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background.  (Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment. Ideal candidate will demonstrate their ability for continued growth and desire to take on increasing levels of responsibility within the organization.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

As a team member, the candidate will support the maintenance of the customers Secure Baseline Configuration Guide (SBCG) compliance across all Government Support Systems (GSS).

Serves as project-specific information engineer; ensures successful project-level implementation of SBCG processes.

Technically proficient in a broad scope of technologies such as VMware, Linux, UNIX, and networking equipment (Juniper/Cisco).

Supports remediation efforts on non-compliant systems to bring them into compliance.

Communicate clearly and regularly with management and team members.

Follow and maintain processes, plans, and procedures to ensure adherence to the documented plans & procedures.

Conducts routine quality assurance activities such as peer reviews.

Remains abreast of and researches industry technical trends and new development to maintain current skills and remain current with industry standards.

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications in at least two of the following: 

Experience with VMware including PowerCLI

Experience with Juniper SRX devices (Routers, Switches and firewalls) and JunOS or experience with Cisco ASA devices and experience with Cisco iOS

Experience with Palo Alto firewalls

Scripting experience, PowerShell, Bash, Batch, or Python

Five years of experience with NIST800-53

Five years of system engineering or network engineering

Five years of IT Security experience

Bachelor's degree or ten years’ experience

Ability to quickly learn new technology concepts including both software and hardware.

Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment.

Candidate should be a self-motivated, independent, and detail oriented.

Strong communication skills, both written and oral, to work effectively with team members, business partners, and clients.

Excellent teamwork, multi-task, and interpersonal skills

Performs data analysis to support internal and external project needs.

It would be great if you also had:

Programming experience - Python, C, C++, JavaScript, PHP

Certifications: Security+, CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA, JNCIS, PCCSA, PCNSACISSP, JNCIP, JNCIE, PCNSE As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services, simulation, and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. 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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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.','industry