General Dynamics Information Technology Cyber Operations Malware Analyst - Malware Detection and Analysis in Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

Under general direction, leads security event monitoring and correlation within a tiered Security Operations Center. Proven experience and ability to leverage CND analyst toolsets to detect and respond to IT security incidents. Ability to implement standard procedures for incident response interfacing with Information Security Officer and IT staff. Conducts research and document threats and their behavior to include monitoring external CSIRTS/CERTs. Provide recommendations to threat mitigation strategies. Employ effective web, email, and telephonic communications to clearly manage security incident response procedures. Perform routine event reporting over time including trend reporting and analysis. Experience required in security or network technology (Unix/Windows OS, Cisco/Juniper Routing-Switching) within a hands-on design/Implementation/Administration role. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of TCP-IP protocol implementations for all common network services in addition to demonstrated capability to perform network packet analysis and anomaly detection. Professionally certified, within a CND discipline, as Technical Level III as defined by DODI 8570 is a requirement.

  1. Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.

  2. Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

  3. Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

  4. Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

  5. Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

  6. Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

  7. Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

  8. 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.

  9. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

  10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.

  11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  12. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

Must meet DoD 8570 IAT-II CND Analyst requirements with Professional Certifications: CEH or GCIA or GCIH

Qualifications

5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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.