Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
Must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and networksecurity, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. Data Security Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure. They must be able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error, intrusions, malware, ect to identify the extent of a security incident and they must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.
Typical duties include:
- Leads incident response
- Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
- Participating in security systems testing
- Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
- Preventing and detecting intrusion
- Engages with otherinternal and external parties to get and share information to improve security posture
- Validate incident containment and remediation recommendations
- Conducting forensic media analysis and log file analysis (to include Encase).
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
Eight years of intensive and progressive experience in the candidate’s field of study and specialization. Must have experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis, and some scriptingexperience
Certification Requirements: IAT Level III in accordance with DoDD 8140; C|EH
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50years, 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.