Incident Response Analyst (Shiftwork)



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Ft. Belvoir
United States

Incident Response Analyst (Shiftwork)

Position Description
CGI Federal, Government Secure Solutions, is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as an Incident Response Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA

Security analysts are needed to staff an Incident Response Team, supporting 24x7x365 operations on a front-end or back-end Nights basis utilizing 12 hour shifts. The responsibilities of this position include: Tier 3 analysis of security tool event feeds, network traffic and log analysis, prioritization and differentiation between potential intrusion attempts, determination of false alarms, insider threat and APT detection, and malware analysis/forensics. Create and track investigations to resolution according to established best practices.

Job Responsibilities:
? Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), security events and logs;
? Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms.
? Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution.
? Composing security alert notifications and other communications.
? Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents.
? Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
? This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule.
? The ideal candidate should be able to multitask and give equal attention to a variety of functions while under pressure.
Job Qualifications:
? TS/SCI Clearance
? Level II CompTIA Cert or Higher
? 3-5 years of related experience.
? Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC).
? Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large network environments; along with experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SEIM) solutions.
? Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages.
? Digital Media Analysis (DMA) and prior computer forensics experience strongly desired, but not required.
? Must possess excellent written communication skills and the proven ability to understand and present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Your future duties and responsibilities
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.


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