The Security Analyst will use various tools to perform Tier 2 review of events escalate incidents as warranted and assist the Incident Response/HBSS/ACAS teams in responding to alerts and cybersecurity investigations.
Knowledge and understanding of networking, network layers, protocols, devices and multiple operating systems
Constant monitoring of intrusion detection systems using SIEM tools
Perform independent research and analysis of security threats
Coordinate with other teams to analyze, investigate and remediate detected incidents
Analyze and evaluate anomalous network and system activity
Recommend modifications to security tools to better detect, prevent, and mitigate intrusions
Knowledge of computer network defense and vulnerability assessment tools, including open source tools, and their capabilities
Excellent communication, analytical and troubleshooting skills
Attention to detail
Monitor event alerts and perform Tier 2 categorization of suspicious activity, escalating as appropriate
Investigate anomalous, suspicious or malicious log entries or alerts
Conduct security event collection using log management tools, initiate event management, and leverage identity monitoring activities
Perform network/system/application/log intrusion detection analysis and trending
Develop dashboards and reports for IA management and system monitoring
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
CompTIA Security+ CE
Any one of the following: CEH, CYSA+, SSCP, GSEC, CCNA Cyber Ops (may wave for 6 months)
Must be a US citizen and have a Secret clearance with SSBI/T5 able to obtain Top Secret
Well rounded person with some experience in various computer environments and multiple toolsets for cross-training within the DMDC environment
SIEM experience, ArcSight Preferred OR HBSS OR ACAS
Technical writing and organizational skills
" 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.