Program Director of Information Security

Washington, DC
May 11, 2017
Aug 01, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Responsible for the policy, implementation, and oversight of the information systems security program for a large, mission-critical contract - managing a large cross-organizational team of security professionals to implement a maintain a heightened security posture.

 1. Provides leadership to leverage program organizational resources in order to improve the security of information systems.

 2. Directs the development and implementation of the information systems security program for a multi-million dollar effort with over 10,000 users.


3. Interfaces with the client and client representatives to finalize plans, validate progress, and manage change.


4. Prepares and manages to the budget of a cross-organizational team in a cost reiumbursement environment.

 5. Proposes IT policies, standards, and procedures related to information systems security, adeptly leveraging cloud accreditations to provide proven levels of security.

 6. Advises senior management on major information systems security decisions.

 7. Directs all phases of planning and accomplishment of the information systems security functions and activities of the Program and recommends final decisions on most highly controversial policy matters.

 8. Supervises assigned staff, including subordinate manager(s).

 9. Directs the assessment of information systems to ensure that appropriate security functions have been included in the systems design and architecture.

 10. Establishes, monitors and evaluates the performance of information systems in support of information systems security program accomplishments based on appropriate measures.

 11. Responsible for the efficient management and safeguarding of resources and assures internal controls meet company standards.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

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

Qualifications 12-15 years of related experience in data security administration, including at least supervisory; 5 years of successful mid to large ($3M) program management, with proven experience managing complex information security projects.


Security Certification (e.g. CISSM) is required. Management certification such as PMP is preferred.


Previous experience as a Program Manager or CISO preferred.

 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.