Information Security Engineer

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

REQ#: RQ46191

Travel Required: None

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting a mid-size network infrastructure via the implementation and daily operation of network and system monitoring capabilities. Activities include detailed log analysis, network traffic monitoring, and vulnerability risk assessment.  The individual will be expected to conduct assessments of existing systems to identify vulnerabilities, and work with internal and external technical stakeholders to mitigate and eliminate risks.  Additionally, the individual will assist the technical team (where possible) with network/system optimization and performance tuning.

Substantive experience installing, operating, and maintaining system and network monitoring (ie Splunk, WSUS, Snare, Wireshark, and Solarwinds).

Demonstrated experience with incident response, containment, and mitigation.

Knowledge of common cyber attack methods.

Experience conducting detailed log analysis and system monitoring to understand system status, detect system breaches, and identify other system anomalies.

Ability to perform vulnerability identification, risk analysis, and remediation.

Ability to evaluate worldwide security events to assess system impact and/or risk (ie zero day exploits, hardware failures, and/or sponsored cyber attacks).

Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other cloud architectures preferred.

Strong understanding of VPNs, VLANs and TCP/IP preferred.

Experience with Linux operating systems preferred.

Experience with OS hardening using tools such as CIS-CAT preferred.

Experience with navigating an enterprise security accreditation process preferred.

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.