Sr. Information Security Analyst

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Category
Information Security
Location
Patuxent River, Maryland

REQ#: RQ65550

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking to hire Sr. Information Security Analysts. We currently have 2 positions available. This position will support the MSNE Projects. The work includes engineering and technical expertise required to support MSNE projects at different stages of the engineering lifecycle. The individual shall provide lifecycle systems engineering, including technical and management support, requirements identification and documentation, integration and installation, verification and validation, operations and sustainment support, and Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) support. The functional support required will vary with each project as sponsor organizations will have different specific requirements. MSNE projects can range from stand-alone systems to global, integrated communication solutions that combine satellite and terrestrial networks supporting converged voice, video, and data, and may take various forms including portable, mobile, and fixed-site applications.

  • This position is not yet funded.
  • Telework opportunity in Pax River, MD - St. Iniigos, MD area.

Sr. Information Security Analyst duties

  • 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 antivirus systems and software deployment tools.
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.
  • 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, telecommunications and information systems security education/awareness programs.
  • 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.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

Required

  • Bachelors - IT/Technical
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Certified Info System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Information Security, Information Assurance (IA), Project Management

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.