Cybersecurity Monitoring Analyst- Senior (Active Secret Clearance)

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Beltsville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ46519

Travel Required: None

GDIT is looking to hire a Cybersecurity Monitoring Analyst. This person provides Cybersecurity monitoring and incident response to a Cabinet level federal agency. Conducts network monitoring and incident response supporting the client 24x7x365 operations. Contributes to a team of information assurance professionals working with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) software and hardware, analyzing IDS data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation with personnel throughout the globe. This position supports the Department of State's Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) in providing continuous monitoring and ticket processing for a structured incident response process.

  • Significant experience managing cases with enterprise SIEM systems like Splunk
  • Experience and solid understanding of the following technologies:
    • Endpoint security products
    • IDS/IPS
    • Email security products for exchange like IronPort
  • Expertise with one or more of the following tools:
    • RSA | Security Analytics,
    • Wireshark or other information security tools.
    • Remedy
    • Tanium
  • Expertise with Deep packet and log analysis
  • Ability to create IDS/IPS content
  • Lead SOC analysis activity as necessary
  •  Expert ability to recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Expertise leveraging situational awareness reports for advanced threats such as Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) and Focused Operations (FO) incidents.
  • Be able to author Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training documentation when needed.
  • Expert understanding of Network protocols and packet analysis tools.
  • Deep understanding Windows, Linux  operating systems network behavior
  • Familiarity with basic Forensics and Malware Analysis
  • The ability to take lead on incident research when appropriate and be able to mentor junior analysts.
  • Provides correlation and trending of cyber incident activity.
  • Understand concepts of identifying anomalous behaviors
  • Willingness to mentor and teach junior and mid-level analysts
  • Communicate Up, Down, and Across All Levels of the Organization and Technical Backgrounds
  • Be able to provide Timely and Relevant Security Reports as necessary


  • One or more certifications, including but not limited to: GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, GREM, GCFA, GSEC, CEH, CISSP, CCNA (Security) or equivalent.


  • Senior:  4+ years monitoring and detection
  • Active Secret Clearance
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