Associate Data Security Analyst - CND
The Data Security Analyst protects and defends the Network using current information security technology disciplines and practices to prevent intrusions to the Army’s Computer Network Enterprise. Monitors and identifies possible intrusion attempts, maintains the IDS operational services to prevent system compromise.RESPONSIBILITIES:Monitor and identify possible intrusion attempts, and maintain the IPS’s operational services to prevent system compromise.Research unusual network activity and determine what could be causing it. Make recommendations for blocking suspicious network traffic.Monitor Computer Network Defense equipment to detect faulty operations or outages, referring complex problems to the intermediate and/or senior level. Take steps to correct problems and resume normal operations by performing troubleshooting procedures on devices. Create, research, triage, and provide quality assurance for incidents and reports. Develop, run, analyze, and maintain various reports from Security Information Management System (SIM) and security tools.Assist with on-site training and update written guidelines of daily operations to include processes.Coordinate with other divisions to improve workflow and analysis.Monitor network traffic for anomalies and other indications of security problems.Monitor security events on servers and conduct analysis on logs for unusual activity. Install, configure, administer, upgrade, and maintain the application software on the serversWorking knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet and databases Willing to be part of a 24 X7 on-call rotation, able to work different shifts, weekends and holidays. Education 1. Requires a High School Diploma or GED. 2. Associate's Degree preferred. Contractual Requirement: Requires High School diploma + 2 yrs similar experience OR an Associate's degree or higher + 0 years related experience. Qualifications 1-3 years of directly related experience supporting help desk operations or customer service. Must be willing to be part of on-call rotation. Must be willing to respond outside of normal business hours to resolve critical issues including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must currently possess or be able to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret/SSBI Clearance. Must have Security+ certification enrolled in the CE program prior to start. Must have Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) within 60 days of start date.Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. 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.