Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.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; and may have supervisory responsibilities.May serve as a technical team or task leader.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.Participates in special projects as required.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training or work experience.
8-10 years of related experience in data security administration.
- Experience with XACTA is ideal
- Ability to brief and discuss with customers on program IA status
- Ability to collaborate with customer entities to support events
- Ability to collaborate with engineering providers to install IAVA patches and document as required
- Support customer recurring vulnerability assessment activities; as well as other information assurance inspection activities
- Support vulnerability remediation activities
- Ensure systems meet the required customer-mandated directives and follow the appropriate Assessment and Authorization standards
- Support the assessment; prioritization and mitigation of risks
Must have valid and current CISSP certification. Must possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either CompTIA Security+CE and CISSP Certification. As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations. Due to the sensitive nature of the work for the customer; candidates must be willing to submit to and pass a polygraph examination. #CJPOST#DPOST
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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.