General Dynamics Information Technology Princ Analyst, Info Security in Herndon, Virginia

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. Be familiar with larger nation state threat actor groups and understand threat actor techniques, tactics, and procedures (TTP's)

  2. Have the ability to perform all source analysis (taking open source reporting, classified reporting, as well as technical malware reports and tying activity together)

  3. Have a solid understanding of network traffic / standard protocols (ex. HTTP, SMTP, DNS)

  4. Have some familiarity with malware / performing basic dynamic malware analysis

  5. Possess solid writing skills / have previous experience creating formal reporting products

  6. Intel background / previous experience working in an Intel environment

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

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

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

  10. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.

  11. Have excellent oral and written skills creating programmatic documentation, standard operating procedures and granular process checklists.

  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.


8-10 years of related experience in data security administration.

2-5 years of related experience in intel

Familiarity with Maltego (or Analyst Notebook), ThreatConnect,and ThreatAnalyzer

Prefer IAT II (SEC+) and CND-IR (CEH, GCIH) DoD 8570 compliant.

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.

Requisition ID2017-32736

of Openings1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time