Junior Cyber Incident Response Analyst

General Dynamics IT has an opening for a DOC/NOAA Junior Cyber Incident Response Analyst with strong communication and technical skills that will provide cybersecurity monitoring and situational awareness across the Department of Commerce (DOC) and/or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain Department of Commerce vetting clearance.

Specific roles & responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:



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

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

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

  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.


Candidates must be willing to submit resumes to be included in the final proposal submission.

Employment is contingent upon contract award.

Education:



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



Successful candidate must obtain/qualify for a DOC/NOAA Suitability Determination (Entry on Duty - EOD).

Successful candidate must be able to pass a government background investigation (BI).

Candidate must maintain suitability status throughout employment.

Additional Desired Experience:



  • Up to two (2) years of experience in network technology, management or operation with increasing responsibilities.

    Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.

    Previous security operations center (e.g., SOC) experience would be preferred

  • Knowledge of ITIL based service delivery principles and best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to support projects and tasks within an agile and dynamic operational environment

  • Previous experience working with cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives

  • General knowledge of network security monitoring and computer incident handling and response capability and tools, to include IDS, IPS, DLP, etc.

  • General knowledge of network protocols, enterprise architecture, and network security systems and products

  • Technical expertise that provides ability to deploy and maintain open source network security monitoring and assessment tools

  • Solid writing skills to support technical user guide documentation, standard operating procedures, and response playbooks

  • Ability to support developing and conducting detailed, technical, and hands on training

  • Knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques

  • Demonstrated analytical and communications skills

  • Certification in one or more specific technologies

  • Familiarity with domain structures, user authentication, and digital signatures

  • Understanding of firewall theory and configuration

  • Requires understanding of DHS/DoD policies and procedures, such as FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800-53, DHS 4300A SSH and other applicable policies

  • Certification(s) Desired: Security+




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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