Sr. Information Security Analyst

Clearance Level
Information Security
Patuxent River, Maryland

REQ#: RQ64366

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is currently seeking a Sr. Information Security Analyst. The Information Assurance Analyst, Senior shall serve as a lead for the team responsible for information assurance posture of networks and systems and support system certification and accreditation. This support would include analysis of networks/systems; development of secure networks/systems; and integration, testing, and maintenance of the networks/systems. Lead the development of system IA documentation to support certification of compliance to applicable standards including RMF, DCID 6/9, and ICD 503.

  • This is a telework position
  • This position is not yet funded.

The individual Monitors and analyzes 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

It is required that the Information Assurance Analyst, Senior has the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree within a field similar to the scope of this requirement, i.e. computer science, computer engineering, systems engineering 
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) ISC2 or GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GLSC) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM).
- At least seven five years of practical computer security experience in secure network and system design, analysis, procedure/test generation, test execution and implementation of computer/network security mechanisms
- At least five years of experience providing Information Assurance and cybersecurity for efforts of similar size and scope to those identified in the task order.

- Active Secret clearance is required.

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.