Network Specialist - HBSS (Host Based Security System) Technician, Journeyman

General Dynamics Information Technology
Arlington, VA
Sep 28, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Full Time
Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediationRecognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary informationEvaluates firewall change requests and assesses organizational riskCommunicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications, and operating systemsAssists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controlsConducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plansDevelops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise antivirus systems and software deployment toolsSafeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosureResearches, evaluates, tests, and implements new security software or devicesConducts investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to managementEnsures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devicesImplements, enforces, communicates, and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems security education/awareness programsPerforms periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliancePrepares incident reports of analysis methodology and resultsEnsure compliance with regulations and privacy lawsMay coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionalsMay serve as a team or task leadEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience