General Dynamics Information Technology Cyber Threat Analyst in Merrifield, Virginia

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an opportunity for a Cyber Threat Analyst to join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold strong skills in cyber threat intelligence analysis and reporting, cyber defense techniques, and adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP)

  • Support the mission of the Threat Intelligence Unit by analyzing and tracking adversaries, creating and sharing intelligence both internal and external to CISO, and creating and updating cyber threat profiles for leadership

  • Hold strong communication skills, both oral and written, with excellent interpersonal and organization skills

We can only accept US citizens and or Green Card Holders.



  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline is required, Masters Degree preferred



  • 5+ years of experience as a Cyber Threat Analyst

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

  • Experience reviewing and developing cyber threat indicators and drafting threat warnings/briefings

  • Awareness of US national security interests

  • Foreign language proficiency, preferred

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance (requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years and not have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.



Job ID2018-41298

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelNone

Full/Part TimeFull Time