Federal Healthcare Cyber Security Officer

at General Dynamics Information Technology in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Cyber Security

The Federal Healthcare Cyber Security Officer (CSO) identifies, investigates, mitigates, and resolves information security risks across an enterprise roll-out of a Federal COTS Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution. Develops processes, procedures, and associated documentation relative to security of computer systems, networks and telecommunications along with addressing privacy, confidentiality, and standards administration. Serves as a leader for team investigations and addresses various information security and privacy issues. Has in-depth technical knowledge of cybersecurity systems and processes. This will be a Key position on a 10 year opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Acts as advisor to the Federal Agency and GDIT on the Cyber Security needs of the program.

+ Maintains Cyber Security compliance for the program.

+ Develops and implements strategic, technical, and operational security/infrastructure controls that are properly aligned with program goals and objectives

+ Reviews and prioritizes needs and analyzes project costs and feasibility

+ Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology and Federal Cyber Security Standards

+ Manage the timely response and investigation efforts for security incidents, breaches, and forensics to meet all regulatory and business requirements and minimize their impact.

+ Ensure that information security strategies and processes meet all regulatory and business requirements so that the impacts of incidents are minimized.

+ Provide regular reporting on the status of information security efforts to GDIT Leadership and enterprise risk teams, and senior business leaders.

+ Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the security program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation, and increase the maturity of the security.

Required Education, Certifications and Experience:


+ 5+ years of experience working as a Cyber Security Officer

+ Must have experience with FedRamp and ATO standards and processes. Working knowledge of NIST, FISMA, Zero Trust.

+ 3+ years of applicable cyber experience working on large Federal programs in the Health IT space.

+ CISSP, CISM, CISA, or other equivalent industry certifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications

+ Working knowledge of EHR systems (Preferably Cerner)

+ Experience working across Federal Health settings

+ Ability to effectively deal and interact with a large, diverse team.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills including effective public speaking.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.

+ Must be a consensus builder.

+ Very organized and methodical.

+ Ability to operate calmly under stressful conditions.

+ Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with customers, partners and peers.

+ Effectively develop and monitor high performing teams.


EEO/Affirmative Action: Due to a requirement associated with work on this contract, GDIT will give a preference in employment opportunities and reasonable opportunities for training to applicants who are Indian (a member of an Indian tribe) and will be performing work and live on or near (within reasonable commuting distance) an Indian reservation. Applicants requesting Indian Preference must send an email to ] immediately after submitting their online application in order to be considered for the preference. The e-mail must include name, the position applying to, and the email address associated with the application.

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.

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Job Posting: JC212241586

Posted On: May 01, 2022

Updated On: Jun 29, 2022