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Information Assurance/Security Specialist, Journeyman

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Monitors and analyzes 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

Evaluates firewall change requests and assesses organizational risk

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

Assists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls

Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans

Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise antivirus systems and software deployment tools

Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosure

Researches, evaluates, tests, and implements new security software or devices

Conducts investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management

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

Implements, enforces, communicates, and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems security education/awareness programs

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

Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws

May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

May serve as a team or task lead

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

  • ALLOWABLE SUBSTUTION: Six (6) years of related experience or four (4) years of related experience with an AA/AS degree.
    Minimum Experience Required:
    • Four (4) years of experience with Windows OS platforms.
    • Two (2) years of experience in a business or technical discipline.
    • IAT Level III baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, (or achieve within six months of TOA or hiring).
      Security Clearance: Secret clearance based upon a SSBI or SSBI-PR completed within the past five years.

      About Our Work

      We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

      COVID-19 Vaccination

      GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

      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.

Keywords: General Dynamics, Arlington , Information Assurance/Security Specialist, Journeyman, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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