Network Security Analyst (Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Information Security
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ60649

Travel Required: 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 that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Cyber Network Security Analyst joining our team to support Government activities in McLean, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Network Security Analyst supporting the customer, you will be trusted to execute multi-faced programs that support dynamic mission sets. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Conducting in-depth system architecture and end-to-end network infrastructure review
  • Analyzing IP network topologies for security/CI, technical and operational vulnerabilities, and technical CI risks - and documenting risks and mitigation strategies
  • Determining technical CI risks associated with using commercial software applications and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on the Sponsor's infrastructure
  • Supporting external customer projects by providing network engineering and cyber security/CI analytical expertise to ensure projects comply with Sponsor policies and regulations
  • Providing technical recommendations to architecture and design reviews
  • Attending working groups and customer/mission partner meetings

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience.
  • Technical Skills:
    - Demonstrated experience with network equipment (routers, switches, bridges) and telecommunication systems (ATM SONET)
    - Knowledge of and experience with cloud based technologies and administering cloud products and services
    - Demonstrated engineering experience with the full life cycle support of TCP/IP and/or telephony networks
    - Working knowledge of telecommunication systems and network architecture, and its interoperability with applications, databases, and other network devices
    - Demonstrated experience working and interacting with engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, or components
    - Ability to apply critical thinking and use investigative mindset to comprehensively conduct technical CI review/evaluation/assessment of technology solutions
    - Ability to present findings and/or recommendations in written reports that are concise, well-structured, and require minimal editing
    - Ability to translate highly technical and complex issues into comprehensible terms to non-technical decision makers
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    - Experience in network evaluation and analysis, penetrating testing and analysis, digital forensic evaluation and analysis to include mobile device forensic (examining/imaging) analysis using commercial solutions such as EnCase, FTK, XRY, Cellebrite, MacQuisition, and Wireshark applications
    - General understanding of Sponsor's current IT business processes and procedures
    - Experience supporting the Sponsor's IT enterprise and operational requirements

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

  • Monitor and analyze 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.
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures 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 anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.
  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports.
  • Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management.
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.
  • Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications.
  • Develops materials for computer 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.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.
  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 8+ years of experience

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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.