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General Dynamics Information Technology Security Manager - 100% REMOTE in Natick, Massachusetts

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Software Engineering

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking a Security Manager in Rockville, MD to join our team supporting the FDA.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for: advancing the public’s health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; helping the public acquire the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

As a Security Manager you will be involved in all phases of the development life cycle, you will participate in design sessions, both from custom code as well as architecture standpoint. Additional duties to include:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on senior level work experience, leading, managing, prioritizing, documenting, and supporting the security planning, design, implementation, maintenance, and reporting of a federal enterprise in comparable size to CBER.

  • Performing dynamic and static code scans, in addition to traditional manual code reviews of both legacy and current technologies.

  • Automation of security testing within a CI/CD pipeline leveraging DevSecOps methodologies.

  • Assessing an organization’s security measures to identify any areas that might make information systems vulnerable to attack. Managing backup and security systems

  • Conducting system and data disaster recovery.

  • Leading security violation investigations.

  • Facilitating and executing enterprise system and tool security assurance/validation activities, ensuring that enterprise systems and technologies “fail securely” on a regular basis.

  • Implementing and remediating security weaknesses in accordance with NIST security controls and the Risk Management Framework.

  • Moving organizations to Zero Trust

  • Auditing user and system-level activity.

  • Coordinating and performing all Authority to Operate (ATO) activities and required documentation.

  • Maintaining a secure architecture including:

  • Performing security accreditation exercises.

  • Creating and maintaining necessary security policy documentation

  • Implementing secure coding and engineering best practices and principles.

  • Educating system owners about security principles and practices.

  • Managing all EPLC security related activities.

  • Identifying and reporting misuse and abuse cases.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and teamwork skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of overall experience


  • ISC2’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • (or) SACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • (or) the Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Leadership (GSLC)


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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.