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Principal Info Security Analyst (FUSION)-- TS/SCI in Washington at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

As such, GD Information Technology (GDIT) seeks a Principal Information Security Analyst with advanced knowledge in applying in-depth sustainment support of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detection of them when prevention fails.

Functional duties consist of:

  1. Performing enterprise threat fusion and correlation, analyzing trends, performing data mining, correlating large data sets, tracking incident attributions, and fusing data form incident, threat, and intelligence activities.
  2. Performing Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.
  3. Monitoring and analyzing Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
  4. Analyzing and triaging of network anomalies that should be considered Events of Interest (EOI).
  5. Providing basic assessment of the anomaly, designate it as an EOI and coordinate response with CND response team.
  6. Communicating alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
  7. Ensuring the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
  8. 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.
  9. Preparing incident reports of analysis methodology and results.
  10. Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  11. Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  12. Participating in special projects as required.
  13. May evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
  14. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

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

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Job Requirements

The contract position requires:

  • 8 years of related data security administration experience.
  • A TS/SCI clearance
  • Candidate's ability to obtain and maintain a 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.

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.





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. 

General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers’ challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

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.