Information Systems Security Analyst

Clearance Level
Information Security
Whitehall, Ohio

REQ#: RQ74062 Information Systems Security Analyst (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Information Security Analyst
Provide engineering and support services to assist our customer’s Endpoint Security implementation which will include assessment, implementation, integration, configuration, policy development, training, documentation, and assistance to our users throughout DLA.

The candidate should be able to:

  • Work within a team environment, troubleshoot, identify root cause analysis, and resolve IT issues within a Windows based IT environment.  Linux knowledge is a plus.
  • Use ticketing systems such as Remedy, with an ability to handle IT incidents and work orders.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve IT issues including workstations and servers.
  • Develop and implement information security policies, procedures, standards, and practices.
  • Provide strong written and verbal communication, solid presentation skills and technical writing skills are a must.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of security & risk frameworks, standards, and best practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with implementation of security technologies and architecture, including network security, firewall configuration, intrusion detection, data loss prevention and application security.
  • Utilize experience in vulnerability management, including testing, scanning, and patching.
  • Utilize experience conducting and mitigating security/risk assessments.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Use excellent time management skills, and have the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Show an ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision (i.e. self-motivated and willing to stretch to meet important deadlines).


  • Responsible for providing support to the customer for issues relating to the McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS) suite of products including Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS), Endpoint Security (ENS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Policy Auditor (PA), Rogue System Detection (RSD), and others.
  • Responsible for creating and editing technical documentation including guidance documents and standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for performing security and risk assessments of new technologies, objectively providing guidance and recommendations from an Information Security best practice/regulatory standpoint.
  • Responsible for creating and modifying global security policies across the agency.
  • Responsible for creating, editing, and deleting Host Based Security System accounts across the enterprise.
  • Responsible for maintaining backups of server data and database.
  • Responsible for maintaining hardened server operating systems by following direction from DISA and USCYBERCOM.
  • Responsible for implementing DoD regulations including TASKORDs, STIGs, etc.
  • Perform audit reviews of guidelines mandated from DISA and USCYBERCOM.
  • Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of global information security initiatives (e.g., intrusion prevention systems, antimalware systems, etc.).
  • Participate in Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) incidents.
  • Participate in forensic investigations, providing guidance, and assistance as necessary.
  • Perform sustainment on Windows Server and SQL Server platforms.


  • 4 years of relevant IT experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Windows Operating Systems and applications
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Upon start of employment on contract, must meet the following DOD 8570 Baseline requirements
    • IAT Level II (one of the following)
      • CCNA Security
      • CySA+
      • GICSP
      • GSEC
      • Security+ CE
      • SSCP
      • CND
    • CSSP Infrastructure Support (AND one of the following)
      • CEH
      • CySA+
      • GISCP
      • SSCP
      • CHFI
      • CFR
      • CND
      • Cloud+
  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance

Additional Job Description

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.