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Principal Cyber Network Defense Analyst - TS/SCI with Polygraph


  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • 01/10/19
  • Chantilly, VA
  • 20151
  • Full-Time
This role utilizes expertise in Network and Host Security Devices to enable visibility, detection, alerting, and reporting for cyber security threats. Cyber security threat types can include external threats, insider threats, and security compliance use cases. Logs sources include but not limited to Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) or Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), malware analysis systems, firewall logs, custom object scanners, endpoint security systems, web logs, and server logs

Responsibilities:

Configuration of Information Security monitoring systems which provide logging, monitoring, and actionable alerting
Assist with the configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of the Security Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM) system
Provide assistance to the Information Security Architects regarding the design and implementation of security solutions to ensure appropriate configurations, logging, and correlations for network security controls
Ability to design, resource, conduct, status, and complete projects independently, with minimal supervision
Perform data interpretation, classification and enrichment
Build data models
Manage knowledge objects (e.g. fields, extractions, tags, event types, lookups, workflow actions, aliases, macros, etc.)
Configure summary-based reports and data model acceleration
Rule and content development for alerting, metrics, and/or reporting
Collaborating with data owners and customers on understanding data sources and use cases, and successfully translating requirements to actionable content
Work with VMWare vSphere or other virtual technologies
Participate in on-call and perform appropriate escalation of problems and issues
Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by leadership

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

8-10 years of related experience in data security administrationAdvanced 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.

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 Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

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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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