The Information Assurance Analyst is responsible for developing and managing Information Systems security including disaster recovery, database protection and software development and is the local Information Systems and Network security expert. Manages IT security analysts to ensure that all applications are functional and secure and is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Responsible for the development, implementation and execution of an organizational Network Defense strategy that is compliant with all local, state and federal guidelines for Information Systems and Security. Performs independent assessment of the information security posture of an organization using applicable tools. Assesses information network threats such as computer viruses and cyber threats. Manages the operation of vulnerability assessment equipment in support of penetration analyses. Prepares evaluation reports and recommends remedial action. Directs the work of other engineers performing a variety of information security tasks.
This position typically provides in-garrison support but may be subject to provide deployed OCONUS IT Support as required. This support may include Forward-Deployed OCONUS locations, including Areas of Active Hostilities (AAH), as well as, areas Outside Declared Theater of Active Armed Conflict (ODTAAC), in sometimes harsh field conditions, including Forward Operating Bases (FOB).
5+ year of IT / Cyber experience
DoD 8570 certification required
ITIL v3 Foundation certification preferred
Excellent communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
Is competent in most areas of information systems security, including network, application, database, physical, web vulnerabilities and common security design flaws
Can effectively provide direction, guidance and leadership to less experienced information security professionals
Must be able to successfully monitor systems, detect security problems and create IT solutions, including those of moderate complexity or sophistication
Ability to make recommendations to security flaws in question
Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
May review the work of others and be able to detect errors or needed modifications
Possesses deep understanding with requirements of DoD 8570.1 and DoD DIACAP processes
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" 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.
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.