Sr. Information Systems Manager

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Summary: GDIT is seeking a Sr. Information Assurance Subject Matter Expert to join its dynamic St. Elizabeth’s Technology Insertion Program (TIP) at the new consolidated DHS HQ. The successful candidate will have the ability to adapt with the ever changing threat landscape to continually assess and test security posture of DHS information systems. This role will work in both individual and group environments at a fast-paced operational temp and will need to be a highly motivated individual who is serious about working to strengthen national security against evolving threats. The desired candidate will have working knowledge of security engineering practices within DHS/DoD and use project management methodologies to successfully direct tasking; scheduling; and delivery activities.



    Work with other information and physical security system security personnel; IT Operations and Enterprise Management System engineering teams and others to implement; refine and maintain an appropriate vulnerability and patch management security program.Manage the St. Elizabeth’s Vulnerability Management Team.Conducting and maintaining vulnerability scanning on networks; systems and applications. Producing actionable; risk-based reports on security assessment results.Managing; training and mentoring more junior team members.Assisting with vulnerability remediation when necessary.Developing and maintaining security plans and security testing plans. Deliver expected results based on appropriate FISMA score category targets across 7 of 11 security automation domains for Continuous Monitoring of system risk.Report directly to IA SME Lead and assist other security life cycle activities as necessary. Direct Recertification & Accreditation activities for 8 (eight) discrete IP-based networks and assist IA SME. Lead with managing schedule to completion (ATO).Continuously improve risk models; metrics; reports; processes; and activities.Manages the security of information systems assets and the protection of systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.Manages the security of information systems assets and the protection of systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.Recognizes potential; successful; and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.Perform preliminary forensic evaluations of internal systems.Interfaces with client to understand their security needs and oversees the development and implementation of procedures to accommodate them.Ensures that the user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security.Weighs business needs against security concerns and articulates issues to management and/or customers.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.Provides guidance in the creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and other similar documentationMaintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.Participates in special projects as required.
Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.

    10-12 years of information security management experience; preferably in the DoD/DHS/DOE context.Advanced knowledge of network security concepts; best practices and procedures including FISMA/NIST RMF and DITSCAP/DIACAP.Experience managing vulnerability mitigation and information security process in an enterprise environment.Experience managing vulnerability assessment teams.Proven ability to lead customer-facing reporting and negotiation activities. Ability to produce and disseminate reports for vulnerability assessments and compliance reporting. Strong knowledge of Windows client/server; *NIX systems; VMWare; networking; VTC/ VoIP; device firmware; web/application servers; databases; and network architectures (hands on preferred; manages highly technical team). Ability to manage vendor relationships and track externally dependent patching activities; driving the threat research life cycle. Ability to learn complex computing environments. Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability (OSI Model; SDLC; ITIL; etc.).Coordinate with other team (SOC; IR; RMD; Ops; Management; etc.) activities as necessary. Support threat intelligence activities when required.ISSO experience a must.Current DHS HQ Entry on Duty (EOD) holders given preference.DoD Top SECRET required.CISSP certification or other DoDI 8570 IAM II required (will consider other management certs e.g.; PMP).
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and 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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.