Senior Security Engineer

7 days left

Washington, DC
Aug 30, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Engineering, Security
Full Time
The Senior Security Engineer will play an intergral part of the network security program in the ongoing design, testing, and implementation and maintenance of security systems and alaysis of network indicators that assure the security and integrity of the network. This role provides the technical suppport in the development, engineering, design, implementation, and effective application of information security tools, policies, and procedures for the overall program.


Major Duties (including but not limited to any combination of the following):

  • Perform technical duties in support of the House Information Systems Security program
  • Participate in the selection, evaluation, implementation, and management of production security systems such as firewalls, enterprise antivirus, intrusion detection, remote access, engineering of servers, feeds, application protection, and encryption, this will include system development lifecycle tasks, such as testing, patching and upgrades
  • Provide technical support to respond to security requests from Members, Committees, and Support Offices
  • Provide technical support for responding to and implementing Office of Inspector General recommendations
  • Provide technical support to respond to security engineering needs and systems support of firewall, network protection systems, malware detection, and other security systems
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of security policies, and procedures
  • Provide 24/7 coverage of security functions
  • Travel to external sites if needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of security functions
Education Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, preferred.
Qualifications Qualifications:

  • Due to the nature of this program, US Citizenship is required
  • Minimum 5 years of Cyber Security experience
  • Demonstrated a strong ability to communicate security concepts effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior staff, system owners, and technical and non-technical users
  • Solid understanding of current technology trends, security best practices, and cybersecurity threats
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and work with engineers/vendors to resolve issues with security tools
  • Self-starter with a willingness to learn about a variety of security concepts
  • Strong customer service orientation with the ability to build effective relationships and
  • Work collaboratively within all levels of the organization, to include colleagues, users, contractor and vendors
  • Strong attention to detail coupled with excellent organization and follow up skills
  • Ability to function efficiently and effectively in a high pressure environment with changing priorities
 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.