Sr. Information Assurance Engineer - Active TS/SCI with poly required in Chantilly, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.


Position Overview

Information Assurance Engineer (IAE) is responsible for conducting information systems security engineering activities throughout the acquisition lifecycle. IAEs are responsible for capturing and refining information protection requirements to ensure their integration into information systems acquisition and information systems development through purposeful security design or configuration. The IAE integrates security functional requirements into existing acquisition lifecycle phases, milestones, and deliverables using systems engineering principles and methodologies. Personnel shall be knowledgeable of best practices when implementing security controls including software engineering methodologies, security engineering principles, and secure coding techniques and coordinates activities with assessment and authorization stakeholders. 


  • Participate in discussions at the system engineering level to enhance the security of the customer networks
  • Provide support to system certification activities and efforts related to system certification and accreditation
  • Provide technical support in investigating and minimizing real or potential damage resulting from security incidents
  • Research, analyze, integrate, and distribute IS security tools and associated documentation, subject to USG review and approval
  • Provide on-site assistance for integrating IS security tools into Contractor and Government information systems
  • Develop security procedures for systems and software within area of expertise to ensure consistent security policy implementation for review and approval of USG
  • Support the creation, update, and presentation of Information Assurance (IA) related briefings and other related materials to both internal and external organizations as a security Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Participate in and support various Information Assurance forums as directed
  • Support the Intelligence Community (IC) and Industry-based working groups as directed
  • Participates in special projects as required.


BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.


10+ years of related experience in data security administration.

  • Must possess IAM Level III Certification: GSLC (or) CISSP (or) CISM
  • Knowledge of and experience with DCID6/3 and ICD 503 and the Government's certification and accreditation process
  • Networks, computer components, system protocols, and COTS technology
  • System methodologies including: client server, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, MAN, LAN, switches, and routers
  • Software integration of COTS and Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) products
  • VMware, Xen, Hyper V and other virtualization platforms
  • Technical experience in:
    • Configuring and supporting, at a minimum, Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS
    • Configuring and supporting, at a minimum, VMware, Xen, Hyper V
    • Software engineering
    • Program design and implementation
    • Configuration management
    • System maintenance
    • Integration testing
    • Information system engineering

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


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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.