Cyber Security Analyst - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States

The Senior Cyber Security Analyst (CSA) supports the cyber security activities of the government customer's Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC).

The CSA works to ensure the enterprise computer networks are safe from cyber-attacks, whether internal or external. As the variety and number of cyber-attacks increases, the knowledge required to be effective will shift and change. Therefore, a major responsibility of CSA is to conduct research and stay current on the latest issues affecting the industry. Armed with this information, the CSA develops plans to secure the organization’s networks and then carries out the plan, installing or overseeing the installation of the software and hardware resources needed to protect the vulnerable infrastructure. The CSA is also responsible for supporting the planning, design, development, and testing, of new Cyber products and technology, as well as assisting with integration and deployment of those services. The CSA helps to ensure sound security and engineering practices are followed throughout a system's lifecycle. In addition, the CSA ensures that Government direction for engineering activities are implemented, maintain a working knowledge of new technologies, which may be implemented in security operations; and develops recommendations as requested. The CSA is also responsible for all security incident handling duties on multiple networks of several different classifications. Finally, the CSA ensures that they are appropriately trained and certified according to DoD 8570.01-M and other IC or DoD standards for the type and level of work performed.


8+ years of Cyber/IA security experience


Core Skills

  • Professional experience developing and implementing new security systems, security programs,   protocols and maintenance of existing systems.
  • Excellent project management and planning skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Self-driven and an analytical thinker with a drive to solve problems and be proactive in challenging situations.
  • In-depth knowledge of data communications and network experience of operating systems and tools to include Red Seal, Splunk, Cisco Firesight and ICE, HIVE and Nessus.
  • Knowledge of a variety of current and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of information security solutions, including data loss prevention, intrusion detection and prevention, network security monitoring, vulnerability management and incident handling.

Key and Advanced skills:

  • Security assessments of network infrastructure, hosts and applications – another element of risk management.
  • Forensics – investigation and analysis of how and why a breach or other compromise occurred.
  • A thorough understanding of the tools used to protect the organizations data and resources such as McAfee Data Loss Protection, Anti-Virus, Host Based Intrusion Detection and Policy Auditing.
  • An understanding of the basic and advanced fundamentals of computer networks to include the language, protocol and functioning of TCP/IP, routing and switching.
  • Knowledgeable of specifications for the Risk Management Framework (RMF) of policies and procedures that include all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organization’s risk management.

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.