Cyber Security Analyst (Active Polygraph Required)

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

REQ#: G2019-67487

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction

As a Cyber security analyst you will assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect an organization from security breaches and attacks on its computer networks and systems.

  • Leads investigation, clean up, and reporting of all malware infections, suspicious files, and other issues
  • Analyzes all relevant cyber security event data and other sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches
  • Produces reports, assists in the coordination during incidents, and coordinates with the Network Defense O&M to ensure all security monitoring systems are on-line, up to date and operational
  • Applies knowledge of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs)
  • Detects, triages, investigates, responds and reports on all of the monitored networks
  • Demonstrates experience with RMF, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, and NISPOM
  • Demonstrates experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) 




5+ years of relevant experience

Required Skills:

Demonstrated experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (XACTA, RedSeal, Nessus, Splunk, McAfee ePO, and/or other vulnerability scanners)

Board certified in relevant security programs (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, NCSF, CAP, etc.)

Excellent writing and communication skills













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.