Cryptographic Engineer with Polygraph

Herndon, VA
Jan 30, 2017
Apr 05, 2017
Full Time
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

 1. Develop; document; and maintain data protection standards


2. Support activities designed to identify where encryption should be applied to satisfy existing policies and program requirements


3. Provide assessments of current or planned implementations of cryptographic services to determine proper configuration to provide the intended levels of protection


4. Provide market research and evaluation to develop recommendations for specific commercial products


5. Support the integration of products into the existing IT structure


6. Support the mapping of deployed cryptographic systems upon request


7. Keep up with new technological developments and to be prepared to support any new government cryptographic needs


8. Support the implementation of new technologies and enhancement of enterprise capabilities to support risk governance


9. Work with other customer organizations to understand workflow and data collection/reporting requirements in order to provide the government with risk governance capabilities


10. Have familiarity with various data formats (e.g.; xml; rtf; etc.) data field; and application interfaces to facilitate effective collaboration with project teams to obtain the required data


11. Work to enhance and automate data ingesting and reporting capabilities across the enterprise to support risk governance reporting


12. Provide continuity of operations (COOP) support

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications Required Skills & Experience:

- 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience


- Experience with one or more encryption/cryptographic tools that support the development, documentation, and maintenance of data protection standards within the Sponsor’s organization (experience with data at rest tools preferred)


- Knowledge and ability to research, assess, and make recommendations regarding commercial encryption technologies, as well as how to integrate, implement, test, deploy and support within the Sponsor’s environment


- Familiarity with various data formats, data fields, and applications interfaces to effectively collaborate with other project teams, and keep up with new technological developments to support ongoing encryption/cryptographic needs


- Ability to support occasional (but rare) evening and weekend work



Desired Skills & Experience:

- Encryption related education and certifications a big plus


- Experience with and/or certifications in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  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.