General Dynamics Information Technology Cybersecurity Threat Hunting - Cleared Professional in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

When it comes to Cyber, GDIT is looking for people with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a thirst for knowledge. Are you the person with the passion, intellect, and skills to learn the procedures and tools to become a great cyber analyst? We are looking for people with the ability to learn new concepts and introduce new ideas that propel GDIT to the next level of cyber operational efficiency and help our customers reduce their exposure to cyber threats.

Join a team that leads in cyber with the top technical cyber talent, range of customer experience, and emerging technology to address tomorrow’s cyber threats. Our service model approach to secure, operate, and defend is predicated on ensuring the skill-set of our staff remains on the cutting edge of technology through our virtual training platform and Cyber Range.

Functional duties consist of:

  • Performing Tier 1 Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization that involves coordinating with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

  • Monitoring and analyzing Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

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

  • Analyzing and triaging of network anomalies that should be considered Events of Interest (EOI).

  • Providing basic assessment of the anomaly, designate it as an EOI and coordinate response with CND response team.

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

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

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

  • Preparing incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

  • Participating in special projects as required.

  • May evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.

Position may require evening, weekend or shift-work (depending on operational tempo).

Education

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

Qualifications

The contract position requires:

  • 8 years of related data security administration experience.

  • A TS/SCI clearance

  • Candidate's willingness to obtain and maintain CI Poly.

  • An approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment. Viable certifications that meet this requirement are Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP. Most candidates obtain the Security+ CE certification.

  • The candidate to obtain an 8570 CSSP Incident Responder certification within six months from the date of hire. Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCFA, GCIH, or SCYBER.

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 ID2018-43780

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI

Full/Part TimeFull Time