Computer Security Engineer

New Orleans, LA
May 04, 2017
Aug 01, 2017
Engineering, Security
Full Time
General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Computer Security Engineer in New Orleans, LA.


Successful candidate must be able to obtain and retain a Department of Interior background investigation. Candidates must be US Citizens or hold a Green Card and a resident of the US for the previous 3 years with no longer than a 90 day absence.  

Seeking a motivated and energetic Computer Engineer to join our superb team of software professionals. We want a dedicated individual who wants to lead our security efforts and work closely with our computer operations team to implement innovative IT solutions for our customer.


Principal Duties and Responsibilites:

• Perform maintenance and/or advanced configuration of equipment in order to protect the network from emerging cyber threats

• Conduct forensic traffic/log analysis to isolate issues or respond to analyst alerts

• Respond to escalated troubleshooting requests

• Initiate protective and corrective measures when incident or vulnerabilities are discovered

• Ensure IA hardware and software complies with security configuration guides

• Ensure all IA related documentation is accurate and current

• Write, update and maintain Standard Operating Procedures


Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications Minimum/General Experience: Must have ten years’ of computer experience working independently or under general direction on complex application problems involving all phases of systems analysis. At least five years’ experience in analysis and design of business applications for complex, large-scale or mid-tier computer systems, or LAN-based systems.. Five plus years of related IT operations (server and OS management).


Required Specialized Skills:


•Understanding of Windows Enterprise AD architecture

•Execute remediation process to implement technical solutions to address vulnerability findings

•Ability to review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and conduct a technical decomposition categorization, remediation



Desired Skills, Qualifications or Experience:


•CISSP certification or equivalent (CAP, GSLC, CISM)

•System administration experience

•Network engineering experience

•System design and development experience

•Security Tool Experience (Tripwire CCM, Symantec SEP, IBM IEM, Nessus Security Center) 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.