Cybersecurity Analytics Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ96705

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. We are seeking a Sr. Cyber Security Engineer to join our team to support NIAID activities. You will provide support to our 4500 User communit and infrastructure support teams. You will support NIAID’s critical scientific and business activities related to infrastructure, clinical and laboratory science, computational science, and hosted application delivery. You will be part of team consisting of 14 team members supporting NIAID’s technical security program.

Tasks and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Install, implement, administer, monitor, and maintain security infrastructure technology solutions which include - security information and event management, anti-malware, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, network access control and firewalls.
  • Collaborate with team members to architect secure solutions to complex technological problems
  • Evaluate security products and recommend solutions for control enhancement
  • Develop detailed implementation and test plans for implementing security technologies
  • Investigate and respond to security events and potential incidents in accordance with prescribed procedures.
  • Drive the mitigation of security related findings to ensure appropriate progress within recommended time frame.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent and eight years experience or a MS and six years experience
  • Five years experience working as a network security engineer
  • Expert level experience with one or more of the following tools:
    • Palo Alto and/or Cisco FirePOWER firewalls
    • Splunk Enterprise Security
    • Tenable Nessus Security Center
    • ForeScout Network Access Control (NAC)
    • McAfee and/or Sophos Anti-virus
    • Cylance Threat Protection
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in troubleshooting and solving complex information security issues
  • Ability to obtain a NIH Public Trust

Desired Qualifications:

  • CISSP, GIAC or relevant Cisco Certifications
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.