Senior Analyst – Monitoring Lead – IRS Insider Threat & Fraud Analytics (ITFA) 24x7x365 Monitoring - Military veterans preferred
2018-11-07 General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Lanham Maryland United States
ITFA is a team of analysts & incident handlers that are responsible for Insider Threat identification and the application security and coordination of cyber events for both internal and external applications. The selected Monitoring Lead will perform coordination and analysis activities related to application security, as part of the ITFA Incident Response Center 24x7x365 Cyber Watch Center. The selected candidate will coordinate and collaborate with business units, third party elements, organizational leadership, Executives, CTO, CIO, and the Commissioner.
Candidate must have a comprehensive and advanced understanding of computer incident response procedures (proper collection, thorough investigation, and internal escalation) and protocols.
Candidate should understand how to correctly document, triage, and respond timely to affected stakeholders in the course of daily analysis and response duties.
Candidate is responsible for the coordination of events that take place within a 24x7x365 operation between the Fraud Analytics Team and the Computer Security Incident Response Center.
Candidate will need to be able communicate effective with both technical and non-technical audiences to convey events of interest to senior management.
Possess experience leading cyber, technical or analytical teams.
Able to take point on event and incident coordination all the way through mitigation.
Conduct open-source and unclassified research on emerging/trending threats and vulnerabilities targeted at applications.
Collaborate between elements as necessary during incident detection and response stages.
Create products and reports for the ITFA, as well as Senior Leadership.
Analyze incidents and events captured in the Event Database for trends, patterns or actionable information that require a response.
Leverage and refine existing business processes, where necessary, to define and document new repeatable business processes and procedures.
Assess application/community risk to internal and external assets and performance.
Establish a baseline understanding of application assets and capabilities through outreach to other financial institutions, and continuous communication with hosting third parties.
Research external information on events, incidents, outages, threats and technical vulnerabilities.
Coordinate and disseminate the best security practices for the mitigation during events, incidents, outages, threats and technical vulnerabilities with the ITFA team.
Coordinate individual organizational actions to reduce overall shared risk to both internal and external applications.
Disseminates, researches and responds to requests for information (RFIs) with an understanding of the correct IC elements involved and demonstrate the understanding of what information is requested
Assess incidents to identify type of attack, estimate impact and collect evidence
Maintain distribution lists and POCs for high visibility events.
Candidate must be a US citizen and have the ability to pass a public trust background investigation with the Organization. If candidate does not meet the above requirement, please do not apply
5-8 years of combined watch operations and relevant analytic experience
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Proven expert in information security incident handling
Experience with Data Analysis or Application Security
Proven excellent technical, written and verbal communication skills
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Computer Security, or equivalent