Information Security Analyst

Herndon, VA
May 17, 2017
Sep 20, 2017
Full Time
GDIT Security Operations Center (SOC) is seeking an Incident Response analyst to support vulnerability management, threat monitoring, event analysis and incident response tasks. Core responsibilities will be to conduct enterprise-level security and risk assessments, prepare mitigation strategies, install, maintain and manage Tenable Security Center systems.  Additional duties include the management of IBM Proventia IPS, Incident Response investigations and perimeter penetration testing and external assessments.

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

    2-5 years of solid Windows operating systems experienceStrong comprehension of information and network security practices, and a broad understanding of networking including ports and protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, etc.)Familiar with Microsoft SQL databases and SQL query languageExperience with coding and PHP scriptingKnowledge of Linux/UNIX, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, and antivirus systemsFamiliarity with secure Client/Server web communications, log management systems, incident response, security monitoring, and basic spreadsheet and database skills a plusExcellent written and communication skillsKnowledgeable in vulnerability and software auditing tools such as Acunetix, Nessus, Burp Suite, and Kali Linux distribution programsExperience with HPE ArcSight tools
  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.