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Cyber Defense Firewall Security - Cleared Professional in Washington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

When it comes to Cyber, GDIT is looking for people with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a thirst for knowledge.  Are you the person with the passion, intellect, and skills to learn the procedures and tools towards becoming a great cyber defense firewall engineer?   We are looking for people with the ability to learn new concepts and introduce new ideas that propel GDIT to the next level of cyber operational efficiency and help our customers reduce their exposure to cyber threats. 

Join a team that leads in cyber with the top technical cyber talent, range of customer experience, and emerging technology to address tomorrow’s cyber threats. Our service model approach to secure, operate, and defend is predicated on ensuring the skill-set of our staff remains on the cutting edge of technology with virtual training platforms, vendor-specialized training, and industry conference participation.

Functional duties consist of:

  1. Identifying, analyzing, and resolving technical problems involving Palo Alto firewalls.
  2. Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.
  3. Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.
  4. Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  5. Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  6. Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
  7. Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.
  8. Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  9. Participating in special projects as required.
  10. Developing documentation on new or existing systems.
  11. Performing complex system development, design, modeling, analysis, and sustainment of network-based sensor systems.
  12. May have supervisory responsibilities.

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Job Requirements

The program position requires:

  • 8 or more years of advanced related knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques and knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.
  • A TS/SCI clearance
  • Candidate's ability to obtain and maintain a Poly.
  • An approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.  Most candidates obtain the Security+ CE certification.
  • An approved DoD 8570 IASAE II certification within six months from the date of hire.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CASP CE, CISSP (or Associate), or CSSLP

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.



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