General Dynamics Information Technology Information Security Engineer/Analyst w/ Poly in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for a Information Security Engineer/Analyst to provide information security support on a mission centric 24x7 enterprise operations & data center(s) infrastructure. Candidate will support a wide variety of classified and unclassified networks dispersed over multiple geographic regions. The selected candidates will be responsible to perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. The candidate will perform the following duties:

  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, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  11. May serve as a technical team or task leader.

  12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  13. Participates in special projects as required.


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


Unique & Additional Skills

  • Top Secret/SCI w/ Poly is required

  • 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

  • Support the various work schedules in a 24x7 missions Operations Center

  • Prior work experience on large, geographically disperse networks

  • Knowledge of ITIL service management processes

  • Advance knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques

  • Requires IAT II or III and CND-IR; and 2 years network defense/information assurance experience

  • Requires familiarity with domain structures, user authentication, and digital signatures

  • Requires understanding of firewall theory and configuration

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support

  • Knowledge of routers, switches, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and related network hardware and software

  • Direct experience in cyber security engineering and/or cyber defense operations services required

  • Experience in Security Operations Center / Computer Incident Response Team / Security Engineering / Secure Solution Design

  • Professional certification in one or more specific technologies is required, depending on job assignment such as Microsoft MCSE, Cisco, VMWare, Citrix, VSphere, Unified Communications, ITSM products, ITIL Foundations, PMP, Security+, CISSP, Messaging, etc.

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 - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.