Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Cybersecurity Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ123465

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Cybersecurity Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis: THIS POSITION ALLOWS FOR UP TO 2 DAYS REMOTE WORK A WEEK.

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.

GDIT has an opening for a Cybersecurity Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

The Cybersecurity Engineer - Monitoring and Analysis will:

  • Responsible for providing Enterprise IT Services and Support for DCO operations and engineering.

  • Uses security tools to monitor, investigate, and identify anomalous events that are detected by security devices or reported to the SOC from external entities, Government leads, system administrators, and the user community.

  • Responds to IDS/IPS alerts. Tunes the SIEM and IDS/IPS events to minimize false positives.

  • Implements custom detection content; applies various antivirus, intrusion detection, and vulnerability assessment tools, techniques, and procedures including maintaining policy signature enforcement, custom signature, signature modification, performance profiling, and sensor deployment in coordination with the RCC-NG.

  • Performs and documents risk assessment analysis for access requests in coordination with the RCC-NG, along with analyzing Information System Security (ISS) reports.

  • Performs work under supervision, as necessary.


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years IT relevant experience and network operations experience

  • Experience managing Routers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS configurations and policies

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (CompTIA Security+ or higher)

  • An active SECRET DoD clearance

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.