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Sr. Cybe Hunt Analyst in Fairfax at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 4/7/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Cyber Hunt Analyst

Responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities. Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.

Identifies anomalous activity indicative of active compromise, previous compromise, misconfigurations, or other notable observations to support the protection of our DHS customer environments.

Leads threat hunts to seek out, identify, and triage compromised components of DHS customer environments

Utilizes Network Security Monitoring and using relevant intelligence, tools and data analysis to investigate and mitigate security incidents

Identifies network intruders via known means and methods, tools, and behavior patterns

Provides threat intelligence to guide and shape threat hunts

Builds and improves threat-hunting skills by researching emergent trends, consulting with team members, and advancing their own technical capabilities

Develops cyber threat intelligence and/or conducting analysis on one or more of the following subjects: malware/crimeware, APT ecosystems, software vulnerabilities, exploit kits

Performs basic static and dynamic analysis

Writes production code in common scripting languages (Python, Ruby, R, etc.)

Performs host-based intrusion detection, live responses, and forensic analysis

Performs log analysis tools, creating parsers, correlation rules, and managing dashboards

Provides timely, detailed, and instructive reports on analysis findings

Deploys and uses host based live response tools in multi-platform environments

Tunes of signatures, rules, alerts, parsers, and custom scripts

This position could be deployed in the field on-site at a DHS customer to support/perform incident response or cyber hunt activities if the need arises.

Additional Requirements:

This position could possibly be designated as critical to agency operations and may be required to be deployed as part of an Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) in conjunction with COOP deployment or emergency activation team.

Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment

Certifications: One or more of the following Certification(s): GCFA, CompTIA Security +, CISSP is preferred.

Job Requirements

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

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. 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.