The Information Assurance Analyst is primarily responsible for incident handling, incident response, intrusion analysis, threat hunting, digital forensic analysis, vulnerability scanning, Data Loss Prevention (DLP).
Tracks and handles cyber security incidents/events from initial detection to final resolution; coordinates with appropriate parties to investigate and maintain communications.
Collaborates with specialty teams to investigate and resolve complex problems.
Troubleshoots security tools on the network to ensure successful operation, compatibility with other applications, and minimal impact to the users.
Ensures ACAS vulnerability scanning mechanisms are operational and providing relevant results to the vulnerability management and admin teams.
Performs Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) duties, and acts as the POC between parent organization and cyber security teams.
Conducts change requests, software authorizations, static code analysis, account reviews, and other Assessment & Authorization (A&A) tasks as required.
Acts as a central point of contact for all inquiries potentially regarding cyber security, and if necessary, redirects to the appropriate entities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
CAP, CISM, GSLC or CISSP certification required.
ITIL Foundation certification preferred
Is competent in most areas of information systems security, including network, application, database and physical
Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
May be required to provide clear and effective direction and guidance to less experienced staff
Must be able to successfully monitor systems, detect security problems and create IT solutions, including those of moderate complexity or sophistication
Ability to make recommendations to security flaws in question
Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
May review the work of others and be able to detect errors or needed modifications
Familiar with requirements of DoD 8570.1
Must have a Top Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a SCI (TS/SCI)
Work environment is administrative office
Potential 90-120 days rotations to overseas locations – as needed
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience
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.