Associate Engineer, Field - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-21 General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Hampton Virginia United States
Responsible for coordinating the scanning and identification of vulnerabilities associated with hosts connected to the network. Maintains all tools that are used in the scanning and identification of vulnerabilities, as well as the tools used to rationalize, consolidate, and apply additional contextual information. Maintains a cooperative relationship with Engineering and Operations teams to drive remediation efforts.
Identify and assess specific emergency or priority vulnerabilities, guided by input from other elements of the team such as cyber intelligence, engineering, or operations and suggest specific remediation approaches.
Analyze vulnerability data and assist with the prioritization and remediation of the identified vulnerabilities commensurate to risk and vulnerability management standards
Understand vulnerabilities, their impacts, mitigation techniques, and document and articulate this understanding to various stakeholders
Update and develop security standards and templates as required to meet new regulatory/audit/etc. requirements and guidance
Improve the efficacy and efficiency of specific VM practices across the enterprise, to include vulnerability identification/assessment/remediation.
Leverage and enhance existing VM frameworks/policies/standards to ensure VM maintains a minimum of industry best practices.
Coordinate collection of data and documentation in support of examinations/audits
Work with existing solution vendors (e.g., ACAS, HBSS) as necessary; identify potential solutions.
Manages system vulnerabilities in accordance with security requirements utilizing NIST continuous monitoring standards, RMF critical security controls and counter measures based on risk assessments of mission systems.
2+ years of related engineering experience.
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.