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Sr. Information Security Analyst in Lanham at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to pass a minimal background investigation (MBI) in accordance with HSPD-12.

Senior Network Security Analysts must have: 

The candidate will work in a Security Operations Center to analyze network traffic, large sets of log data, and other relevant security events to identify malicious activity. This includes, but is not limited to establishing normalized traffic and data flow baselines to identify anomalies; as well as developing technical theories based on threat intelligence. Candidate will also need to be able to identify techniques, tactics and procedures used by adversaries, and based on the behavior patterns identified by findings.  Candidate will need to develop alerting criteria to improve the Incident Response capability.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Understanding of network traffic analysis, log analysis, PCAP Analysis, and scripting
  • Ability to correlate events from multiple log sources
  • Undergraduate degree in technology (Computer Science, IT) discipline preferred
  • Candidate should have worked in a 24x7x365 Operational capability (IRT, CERT, CIRT, CERT, SOC, etc), or work experience in a related field: malware analysis, digital media analysis, reverse engineering code, or cyber threat intel.
  • Communication and technical writing skills
  • Attention to detail

Desired Skills:

  • GIAC Certified
  • Knowledge of SIEM (ArcSight preferred), packet capture solutions, intrusion detection systems
  • Attacker methodology and penetration testing
  • Familiarity with network protocols (DNS, DHCP, SMTP, HTTP)
  • Experience with analyzing malware and extracting indicators/call outs
  • Experience using a scripting language to solve Cyber Security challenges. (Python preferred)

Job Requirements

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

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.