Information System Security Operations Analyst III

Merrifield, VA
Jul 13, 2017
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Oversees the Information Assurance (IA) program of an information system in or outside the network environment; may include procurement duties.

  • Assist with design and requirements for information systems;
  • Assist in mentoring intermediate level employees;
  • Serve as an Information Assurance Officer;
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining Certification and Accreditation documentation;
  • Ensure system configuration guidelines are followed and monitor system performance for compliance with IA requirements;
  • Participate in risk assessments of information systems;
  • Ensure necessary reporting is captured and maintained for evaluation;
  • Ensure conformity of password policies and security counter measures;
  • Implement or monitor Information Assurance (IA) safeguards;
  • Assist in conducting tests of IA safeguards in accordance with test plans;
  • Perform system audits to assess security related factors for systems;
  • Assist with or perform other IA tasks in consonance with Information Assurance Manager;
  • Perform other information assurance or administrative tasks; and
  • Handle personal, confidential and Privacy Act information in a professional manner.
Education Bachelor’s degree (Required) in a technical specialty such as cyber security, computer science, management information systems or related IT field (Master's Degree Preferred).      

Qualifications 5-8 years’ experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for an information technology, information assurance, or information management program.  


CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required)

- CompTIA Security +

- CPTE - Certified Penetration

- Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

- Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

 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.