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General Dynamics Information Technology Program Deputy Chief Information Security Officer/Information Security Officer (Zero Trust) in Bourne, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: BI Full 6C (T4)

Job Family: Information Security

GDIT is the leading systems integrator in the Zero Trust public sector market—developing and delivering innovative solutions to government customers. Our Zero Trust business continues experiencing rapid growth, and this is an opportunity to join our team and be a part of creating Cybersecurity solutions that make a real impact. GDIT is currently seeking a Program Deputy Chief Information Security Officer/Information Security Officer to support our FED/CIV customer.

The D/CISO/ISO provides cybersecurity subject matter expertise to implement enterprise endpoint security across the enterprise. Oversees Vulnerability Management, Security Operations, Security Assessments, Incident Response, and Endpoint Detection and Response for the program.

  • Manages engineers and analysts in the design, implementation, and maintenance of zero trust (SASE) solutions.

  • Assists, coordinates, and monitors cybersecurity involvement in technical projects or programs from proof of concept through deployment and operations.

  • Works closely with other managers, technical leads, and other senior leaders to deliver coordinated cybersecurity solutions for the customer.

  • Oversees Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) reviews of GSS and MA systems as they enter the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) process

  • Works with end users, stakeholders, PIVOT contractors, and support teams to ensure cybersecurity compliance.

  • Identify, analyze, and report endpoint vulnerabilities and threats.

  • Ensures proper physical, administrative, and technical controls are implemented and offered to the dependent systems.

  • Ensures system weaknesses are captured in the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), tracked, and reported.

  • Ensures that actions are taken to respond and comply within specified timelines for any items related to vulnerability management and remediation activities.

  • Ensures that security plans and authorization documentation for their system(s) and network(s) are developed and kept current for their system

  • Ensures maintaining, updating, testing, training, and exercising the contingency plan are conducted.

  • Remaining current on the duties pertaining to the roles and responsibilities of an ISO.

Minimum/General Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems or a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in lieu of degree. The ideal candidate will have at least ten (10) years of IT/Cybersecurity experience related to security design, operations, or engineering. Experience with NIST, FISMA, FedRAMP, and other Federal standards and mandates. Three (3) years of experience or more assessing and documenting assessment results against NIST SP 800-53 security controls and SP 800-171 Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience with Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tool.

  • Technical background that assists in complying with the NIST SP 800-53 security and privacy controls.

Preferred Certifications:


  • CISM

  • CAP

  • CISA

  • CEH

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.