General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Information Security Analyst - TS/SCI with Polygraph in Aurora, Colorado

Job Description

Sr. Information Security Analyst (CND Sensor Team)

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

  • Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

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

  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

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

  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

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

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

Qualifications

5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.

Advanced skills in below work areas/tasks:

  • Linux/Unix (command line user - proficient and used in last 6 months)

  • Knowledge of Sensors to include signature tuning and deployment

  • Familiar with developing and operating within a virtual environment

  • Troubleshooting/Tuning sensors and network security systems

  • Networking knowledge (configuring/reviewing routers/firewalls skills)

  • Experience Scripting: Perl, Python, etc

  • Develops; refines; and performs advanced analysis techniques to uncover new or potential incidents.

  • Analysis techniques may be refined into training and process improvements that are promulgated back to the CND Watch for sustained operations.

  • Performs in-depth analysis techniques to uncover new or potential incidents.

  • Analysis techniques may be refined into training and process improvements that are promulgated back to the CND Watch for sustained operations.

Required Skills:

  • The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong work ethic.

  • He/she must have several years' experience with and be able to analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation; evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk; CND Incident Response Analyst and perform periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments; including user accounts; application access; file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

  • Position requires candidate to work an on-call rotation schedule.

Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; both IAT 2 and CNDSP Analyst. An appropriate IAT 2 certification would be one of the following: GSEC; Security + CE; SSCP; CCNA-Security; CISA; GCIH; GCED; CISSP; or CASP CE. An appropriate CNDSP Analyst certification would be one of the following: GCIA; CEH; or GCIH.

In addition must attain the required DOD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) certification within six (6) months of hire date.

Due to the sensitive nature of the work performed for this government customer, candidates must be willing to submit to and pass a polygraph

As part of your role/function on the program, you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties, you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring, and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

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

  • We know work-life balance is important, 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

  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world

  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

  • General Dynamics is a and .

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Job ID2018-42373

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time