Sr Analyst, Info Security

Location
Kuwait City
Posted
Jul 28, 2017
Closes
Aug 30, 2017
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities:

Performs technical support focused on the development, operation, management, and enforcement of security capabilities for systems and networks. Technical support is concentrated on the protection and defense of information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This includes providing for their restoration by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. Must possess experience with DoD's defense in depth architecture; the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture; Information Assurance (IA) / Computer Network Defense (CND) Policies, and procedures. This category addresses DoD 8570.01M current and anticipated requirements by focusing on the Information Assurance Technical (IAT), Information Assurance Management (IAM), CND Analyst, CND Auditor and IA Systems Architects and Engineers (IASAEs). Provides security engineering designs and implementation in all aspects of Information Assurance and Information Security (InfoSec) Engineering. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle; validates system security requirements definition and analysis; establishes system security designs; implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures; verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities, and supports secure systems operations and maintenance. Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

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

Qualifications 5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.

  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.