Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Analyst

Herndon, VA
Jan 12, 2017
Apr 19, 2017
Analyst, Intelligence
Full Time
The General Dynamics Security Operations Center (GDSOC) is seeking a Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Analyst that possesses an intelligence analysis background with excellent oral and written communications skills. The successful candidate will be conducting independent research to identify cybersecurity threats; produce analytical products; and demonstrate excellent customer service characteristics. Formal training and/or experience in both fundamental and advanced Information Technology is desirable.

Primary responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Analyst include:

' Compiling and analyzing cyber threat information and making recommendations based on suspected or known context in order to draw insights and conclusions regarding its relative threat to General Dynamics; its Business Units; intellectual and physical property; and personnel

' Producing; editing; and distributing a variety of concise and actionable threat analysis and warning products in written and presentation form to an audience that spans a range of customers from senior company executives to security analysts

' Conducting studies and making recommendations to identify cyber threats; threat vectors; threat actors; and threat trends

' Identifying and developing threat signatures from all available sources

' Maintaining threat indicators in the GDSOC threat intelligence platform

' Implementing and supporting standard procedures for incident response

' Interfacing with Business Unit Information System Security Officers and Incident Response Teams

' Representing the GDSOC at internal and external threat intelligence and cybersecurity forums

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training or work experience.

Qualifications 2-5 years of related experience in data security administration.

Certification in network or OS technology implementation is desirable: MCSE; CCNA; etc.

Certification in information security is desirable: GCIA; GCIH; CEH; CISSP; SSCP; etc.

? Formal training and/or experience as a cybersecurity or intelligence analyst ? Experience with network; computer; or Security Operation Center environments ? Experience as an intelligence or threat analyst at the NCI-JTF; DC3; USCYBERCOM; NCCIC/USCERT; NSA/NTOC; IC-IRC or equivalent is highly desirable ? Experience with standard operating and reporting procedures for the following is desirable: NCCIC/USCERT; US Government and/or DoD Computer Network Operations; DoD Computer Network Defense; or private sector equivalent ? Excellent teamwork skills and ability to collaborate with a diverse team of skilled cybersecurity professionals
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.