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Cyber Security Specialist w/ Poly

Cyber Security Specialist w/ Poly

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Number of Positions 
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Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

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




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. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
11. Participates in special projects as required.



Specific Job Duties:
  • Support a 24x7x365 cyber security incident response operational center
  • Responsible for on-site monitoring of security events from various sensors & agents
  • Responsible for detection, triage, investigation, remediation, response, and reporting.
  • Analyze all relevant cyber security event data and other data sources for attach indicators and potential security breaches, produce reports.
  • Assist in coordination during incidents; and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to maintain all security monitoring systems online, up to date and fully operational
  • Work together to develop skills, sources and methods to provide the best possible cyber defense capability
  • Correlate multiple data sources to identify the risk of a given event
  • Analysts coordinate and respond to events on all of the monitored networks and the systems on those networks.
  • Perform correlation of multiple data sources to identify the true risk of a given event.
  • Provide analysis, integration & correlation of events, as well as situation awareness trending reports and provide feedback with recommendations to enhance cyber defense






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


0-2 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.

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