• NOSC CND Incident Response Team 3 - TS/SCI - Colorado Springs - Shift Work

    Job Locations USA-CO-Colorado Springs
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Mission Statement: Responds to crisis or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize preservation of data or property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities.


    Contribute the standup of the incident response division


    Assist Detection team with Incident Detection Triage and take over Incidents from Detect team and complete all actions.


    Work with Program Office Divisions (and other units as needed), to remediate incidents, acquire the 5w’s and ensure the incident has been rectified and documented appropriately.


    Work with the Information Assurance Team, Security manager and GOVT ISSM to ensure any Data Spills are handled appropriately. Manage the data Spill Process, working with external agencies as required to ensure cleanup and mitigation is accomplished within required times as set out by government.


    Produce Daily Status updates on all Open Incidents.


    Produce AAR for all closed Incidents.


    Remotely access machines to remove unauthorized software, and conduct malware eradication.


    Coordinate with and provide expert technical support to enterprise-wide computer network defense (CND) technicians to resolve CND incidents


    Correlate incident data to identify specific vulnerabilities and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation


    Monitor external data sources (e.g., computer network defense [CND] vendor sites, Computer Emergency Response Teams, SANS, Security Focus) to maintain currency of CND threat condition and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise


    Perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, and


    Intrusion Detection System [IDS] logs) to identify possible threats to network security


    Perform command and control functions in response to incidents


    Perform computer network defense (CND) incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identifying the specific vulnerability; and making recommendations that enable expeditious remediation


    Perform initial, forensically sound collection of images and inspect to discern possible mitigation/remediation on enterprise systems


    Perform real-time computer network defense (CND) incident handling (e.g., forensic collections, intrusion correlation/tracking, threat analysis, and direct system remediation) tasks to support deployable Incident Response Teams (IRTs)


    Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts


    Track and document computer network defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution


    Write and publish computer network defense (CND) guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies


    Employ approved defense-in-depth principles and practices (e.g., defense-in-multiple places, layered defenses, security robustness)


    Collect intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, and trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential computer network defense (CND) incidents within the enterprise


    Serve as technical expert and liaison to law enforcement personnel and explain incident details as required


    Experiencing using but not limited to – Splunk, HBSS, ACAS, Fidelis, SIEM Concepts


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



    1. 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.


    1. Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques.


    1. Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.


    1. Professional certification in one or more specific technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.


    1. Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.


    1. Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire.


    1. Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required.


    1. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide


    1. The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
      The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
      Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.  #BICES and #CJPOST




    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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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