General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Princ Analyst, Info Securit w/Polygraph 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.

Location: Herndon. Additional security scrub required. Commercial forensic tool experience required (all or combination of: FTK, WireShark, ENCASE, FireEye, Helix, Paraben, Xways, ILook). General knowledge of Operation Systems to include: Linux/Unix, Windows, Mac, Android, iOS (understanding of the evolution of OS platforms a plus). Good understanding of App Stores and how they work to include mobile OS platform updates. Ability to review and understanding scripting and code developed in Java, C, C++, Perl, Python, Enscripts looking for anomalies or abnormalities in code. Skill and knowledge with imaging of platforms both desktop and mobile; fluent in testing mobile and desktop applications. RF skills desired. Candidate should have a broad knowledge and skills related to the requirements. Not desired is a candidate with one specific set of skills. Candidate must work well in a team environment, be flexible, willing to share responsibilities (e.g. have secondary duties to avoid customer being single threaded in any one area). Good written and verbal skills required.

  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. Serves as a technical team or task leader.

  11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  12. 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.


10-15 years of related experience in data security administration.

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.





Job ID2018-43178

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelTop Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Full/Part TimeFull Time