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General Dynamics Information Technology Cyber Security Analyst - REMOTE! in Olathe, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

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

Job Family: Systems Analysis

At GDIT, people are our differentiator! We are looking for a Cyber Security Analyst supporting the VA Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA) Modernization Support Program.

You will be trusted to work actively with GDIT security and Cyber-Security professionals to support our VA customer. Our mission within the VA is to ensure Veteran’s information, VA information systems and infrastructure is cybersecurity ready. GDIT will accomplish this while ensuring the resiliency of VA’s cybersecurity infrastructure through proactive monitoring, adaptive responses, adherence to Federal requirements and best practices, and the recruitment, retention, and development of a world-class cybersecurity workforce.

The ideal Cyber Security Analyst will have experience in coordinating with program and project leaders to document technical and organizational strategy, policy, and requirements. This resource will be able to thoroughly identify strategies for addressing requirements, risks, and issues as well as be able to conduct detailed trade-off analysis of requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance issues.

This is a fully remote position!


  • Provides technical and administrative expertise to assigned project or tasks

  • Authors and updates cyber security strategy, architecture, and requirement documents and briefs

  • Consults Federal, VA, and industry documentation for relevant policy and best practices

  • Identifies key concepts, factors and risks based on conversations and document these in clear and concise narrative or graphic reports.

  • Develops workflow and process diagrams using Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint

  • Works on and sets priorities on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment.

  • Validates that documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications

  • Acquires subject knowledge by collaborating with analysts and engineers.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Stays abreast of both emerging technologies and evolving customer goals and objectives

  • Researches topics and collaborate with stakeholders to understand communication product requirements; analyzes business problems and helps prescribe communication solutions.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related scientific or technical discipline with a minimum of 5+ years of cyber security experience or equivalent education/experience

  • Thorough knowledge of security principles, concepts, policy, and regulations

  • Familiarity with information system components, design and architecture

  • Must have extensive experience in the coordination of program and project leaders to identify requirements for technical documents

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance

  • US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with Federal cybersecurity directives and guidance:

  • White House Executive Order (EO) 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB) M-19-03, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Agencies by enhancing the High Value Asset Program

  • Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) of 2014

  • NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)

  • NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

  • Possess one or more cyber security certifications, for example:

  • ISC2 Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), ISSAP or ISSEP concentration preferred

  • GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)

  • Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)

  • Familiarity with enterprise cyber security concepts, such as network security, identity, credential, and access management (ICAM), data protection, and zero trust architecture (ZTA).

  • Strong knowledge of IT Development, Engineering, Integration & Testing processes

  • Experience managing enterprise networks, network devices and cybersecurity core services

  • Familiarity working with VA information systems

  • Active VA clearance

  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs

  • Knowledge of technology integration processes

  • Ability to brief technical and non-technical audiences and communicate on security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills




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.