Cyber Defense Countermeasures – Cleared Professional - Military veterans preferred

2018-09-24
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

When it comes to Cyber, GDIT is looking for people with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a thirst for knowledge.  Are you the person with the passion, intellect, and skills to learn the procedures and tools to become a great cyber analyst?   We are looking for people with the ability to learn new concepts and introduce new ideas that propel GDIT to the next level of cyber operational efficiency and help our customers reduce their exposure to cyber threats. 

 

Join a team that leads in cyber with the top technical cyber talent, range of customer experience, and emerging technology to address tomorrow’s cyber threats. Our service model approach to secure, operate, and defend is predicated on ensuring the skill-set of our staff remains on the cutting edge of technology with virtual training platforms, vendor-specialized training, and Industry conference participation.

 

Functional duties consist of:

  • Performing Enterprise Defense Countermeasure (DC) activities and coordination with other government agencies to record and prepare incident reports and analysis methodology and results.
  • Monitoring and analyzing signature alerts from Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) for false positives.
  • Providing technical enforcement of organizational security policies.
  • Providing “tune-or-drop” recommendations towards the DC team’s Signature Lifecycle Review procedure.
  • Provide insight to Detection and Response teams on signature functionality and providing signature tuning as needed.
  • Performing periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, applications access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
  • Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.
  • Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Participating in special projects as required.
  • May serve as a technical team or task leader.

Position may require evening, weekend or shift-work (depending on operational tempo).

Qualifications:

The contract position requires:

  • 8 years of related systems engineering experience.
  • A TS/SCI clearance
  • Candidate's willingness to obtain and maintain CI Poly.
  • An approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.  Most candidates obtain the Security+ CE certification.
  • The candidate to obtain an 8570 CSSP Incident Responder certification within six months from the date of hire.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCFA, GCIH, or SCYBER.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

 

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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

 

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Education:

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