Cyber Security Analyst Advisor - Cyber Incident Detect/Response in Reston, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Position Functions:

•Performs forensic analysis of digital information and gathers and handles evidence. Identifies network computer intrusion evidence and perpetrators, and coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

•Monitors Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

•Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

•Prepare incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

•Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.

•Participate in special projects as required. Position may require evening, weekend or shift-work (depending on operational tempo).

Position Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree and 8+ years of experience or a combination of: (Education Degree from an Accredited Institute in an Area Applicable to the Position)  High School Diploma + 12 years or Associate's Degree + 10 years or  Bachelor's Degree + 8 years or  Master's Degree + 6 years or PhD + 4 years
  • TS/SCI clearance with CI Poly (or able to obtain CI Poly)
  • Security+ CE or other approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment.  Other viable certifications that meet this requirement are CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.
  • Obtain an 8570 CSSP Incident Responder certification within six months from the date of hire.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CHFI, CySA+, GCFA, GCIH, or SCYBER.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance.

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor. General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers' challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

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.