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General Dynamics Information Technology Information System Security Manager (Secret, preferred) – 100% Remote in USA in Lincoln, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Information Systems Management

GDIT is seeking an Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to support a US Air Force program that is playing a major role in strengthening and modernizing America's Strategic Deterrent Force. GDIT will develop and deliver a digital engineering design solution which enables and integrates the program’s complete set of data, tools, and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) activities, and makes them available to internal and appropriate external engineering and programmatic stakeholders throughout the program’s lifecycle.

This effort will culminate in an abstracted, highly transportable Digital Engineering Environment (DEE) delivered to the Government, to be instantiated “virtually” on the Government’s network infrastructure, and updated during the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of weapon system development.

The Information System Security Manager (ISSM) team is responsible to ensure the DEE system remains in compliance within the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and associated policies, procedures and guidelines; provide technical expertise on system design, implementation, and accreditation, and provide oversight and coordination for multiple contractors supporting program objectives.


  • Responsible for developing and maintaining Risk Management Framework (RMF) security, accreditation, and Authorization to Operate (ATO) approval.

  • Manages the security of information systems assets and the protection of systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

  • Perform preliminary forensic evaluations of internal systems.

  • Interfaces with client to understand their security needs and oversees the development and implementation of procedures to accommodate them.

  • Ensures that the user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security.

  • Weighs business needs against security concerns and articulates issues to management and/or customers.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Provides guidance in the creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and other similar documentation

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

Additional Job Description

  • This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

Levels of Responsibility:

  • Lead all security engineers within the DEE program.

  • Develops and maintains System Security Plan, Security Assessment Plan and Procedures, Security Assessment Report, RMF System Diagrams, Incident Response Plan, Master Assessment Datasheet, RMF, and other deliverable artifacts.

  • Coordinates and conducts CCRI/ATO activities.

  • Ensure DEE systems are compliant with DoD Security Standards.

  • Ensures the DEE system achieves and maintains RMF ATO status.

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with DoD RMF Processes, DoDI 8510.01/NIST SP 800-53

  • Years of Experience: 10+ years of cybersecurity-related experience

  • Education: B.S., Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security, Electrical Engineering, or related field (or equivalent)

  • 5+ years of ISSM experience

  • DoD 8570 Category: IAT/IAM Level III

Desired Certifications (any of the following):

  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CEH, GICSP, CCNA-Security, or other IA related certifications.

  • Familiarity with the SAFe Scaled Agile Framework and Lean Agile operations


  • Active Top Secret preferred


  • Possible travel < 20%

  • Travel to and from a secured environment or program meeting may be needed

Work Location:

  • Remote

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.