Info. Security Analyst Assoc

Clearance Level
Information Security
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ100312

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
  • Entry level security analyst supporting 24x7 security operations center (SOC) monitoring and incident response, and assisting with building, auditing and documenting secure IT infrastructure(s).
  • Initial position is Night/Weekend Shift: 8PM-6AM, 4 Days a week. Flexibility to work rotating/alternate shifts as required.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: 2yrs SOC/IR experience w/o degree. Degree/academic qualifications in a related discipline may substitute for experience.
    Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.


  • 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.

    Assists in conducting 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.

    Assists in developing, testing, and operating routine firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools following routine instructions.

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

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

    Assists in conducting investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management.

    Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

    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.

    Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

    Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.
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.