Info. Security Analyst Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Newington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ88579

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Information Security Analyst Advisor performs the following 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.

  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.

  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports.

  • 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, and telecommunications.

  • 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.

  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.

  • Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents.

  • Ability to perform Incident Response and analysis in accordance with the Cyber Kill Chain, this includes being aware of Tactical Techniques and Practices (TTP)s for intrusions, exploitation, lateral movement and exfiltration.

  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.

  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.

Position requirements:

  • 8+ years of Information Security Analysis experience
  • BA/BS Degree OR an extra 4 years of experience
  • 8570 Compliant Certification


  • TS/SCI clearance required to start
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.