Information Security Analyst, Advisor -TS/SCI clearance required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Security
Location
Newington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127517

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Information Security Analyst joining our team to support client activities in Newington, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Information Security Analyst you will be trusted to support our client. In this role, a typical day will include:

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation

  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information

  • Evaluates firewall change requests and assesses organizational risk

  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications, and operating systems

  • Assists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls

  • Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans

  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise antivirus systems and software deployment tools

  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosure

  • Researches, evaluates, tests, and implements new security software or devices

  • Conducts investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management

  • Implements, enforces, communicates, and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems security education/awareness programs

  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance

  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information

  • Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents

  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws

  • Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs

  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • 8+ years of work experience relevant to the job description.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience

  • Current TS/SCI clearance

  • DOD 8570 cert such as Security + CE

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.