Threat Intelligence Engineer

Washington, DC
May 01, 2017
May 23, 2017
Full Time
Threat Intelligence Engineer to provide leadership and support in the following duties:

  • Proactively research emerging cyber threats. Apply analytical understanding of hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities, and key indicators of attacks and exploits.
  • Utilize experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance to analysts and operators, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with available threat feed data.
  • Communicate to team members and senior leadership both quantifiable and qualifiable cyber risk to the organization through operational briefings and threat intelligence reports.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of security systems and understands the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation.
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.
  • Perform other official duties as assigned.


Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline is required. 

Qualifications 5+ years of related experience in Threat Intelligence


• Possesses the ability to use in-depth knowledge to identify and present actionable intelligence to team members and senior leadership.

• Demonstrated experience and advanced knowledge of security systems analysis, testing, and documentation;

• Knowledge of virtual environments, network operating systems, mobile device environments, and data encryption methods;

• Demonstrated expertise in communication protocols, network operating systems, servers, firewall implementation, IPS/IDS systems, and advanced malware detection systems;

• Must be able to multi-task and work independently on moderate to complex assignments using independent professional discretion and judgment as well as transition quickly between projects with minimal supervision;

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with elected officials, senior staff, information systems professionals, and technical and non-technical users;

• Ability to comprehend and integrate complex computer technology and software into an effective information systems security program. Must have the ability to verify the solution meets the requirements;

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, users, contractors, and vendors; and

• One or more of the following preferred (CISSP, GIAC, EnCE, CCE, CEH).

• Minimum Secret security clearance required.

  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.