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

Date Posted: 4/8/2018

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Job Description

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents
  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as required

Job Requirements

Qualifications required:

  • 5-8 years of related experience in data security administration
  • Ability to perform vulnerability assessments of Windows/UNIX and other enterprise operating systems and applications
  • Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) impact of risk to organization
  • Ensure compliance with information security policies and standards through inspections, reviews, and evaluations
  • Ability to interpret and analyze vulnerability reports and write executive summaries for corporate reporting
  • Knowledge of auditing a Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server operating systems for purpose of auditing a Public Key Infrastructure
  • Escalating security issues to ISS management and promulgating security issues and recommend corrective actions across the enterprise
  • Knowledge of secure protocols and network architectural designs with ability to provide security guidance and recommendations to organizational stakeholders
  • Knowledge of computer incident response for support of enterprise CIRT
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools such as Nexpose, Nessus, Core Impact, WebInspect, nMap, and other industry standard vulnerability assessment tools
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a Public Trust clearance

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.