Cyber Security Analyst

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Cyber Security
Durham, North Carolina

REQ#: RQ94841

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a cleared Cyber Security Analyst to help support our milCloud 2.0 contract in Durham, NC. Due to the nature of the work this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report onsite.

milCloud® 2.0 is a Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) led program that connects commercial cloud service offerings to Department of Defense (DoD) networks in a private deployment model. This provides DoD mission partners the latest scalable cloud technology and operates at Impact Level 5 and 6 of the Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide. milCloud® 2.0 works to improve availability and performance of datacenter services and reduces the DoD’s total cost of ownership for delivering infrastructure services. GDIT delivers the milCloud 2.0 cloud service to the Department of Defense (DoD) as an on premise commercial cloud service.

In this role, the Cyber Security Analyst will be part of a dynamic team that ensures continuous monitoring of multiple information system types and ensures the security of the system through the use of IDS, IPS, SIEM, vulnerability scanning, and other tools. The Cyber Security Specialist will be expected to perform risk evaluations, respond to incidents, conduct basic forensics (chain of custody, imaging, reporting), participate in red/blue team actions, and provide input on configuration changes and risk recommendations as needed. You will assist in the development of the security policies and procedures and ensure compliance with those policies and procedures through ongoing monitoring and assessments. You will play an active role in the evaluation of risk associated with assigned systems, enforcing and assessing the controls and monitoring the security impact of changes to the systems.  You will also be expected to author complex technical documents in support of the program and system Certification and Accreditation efforts and must have Excellent Communication Skills.

You will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Conduct cyber security tests, risk evaluations and assessments and providing results of these activities to leadership

  • Using security tools (Splunk, Sophos, Security Center, etc.)

  • Act as a Data Transfer Agent for moving unclassified data to unclassified systems and vice versa

  • Implement and verify STIGs

  • Manage accounts for RSA SecurID Authentication Manager

  • Respond to and report incidents related to their assigned information systems

  • Develop security processes and procedures

  • Formally and informally present information in group and individual settings

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • IAT II ​Security-related certification (Security+ CE, CISSP, etc.)

  • Minimum 3 years of work-related experience 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint)

  • Must have strong attention to detail

  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently, as well as strong interpersonal skills that foster the ability to work effectively on teams, communicate effectively

Desired Qualifications:

  • Windows Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux experience

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.