General Dynamics Information Technology Information Assurance/ Security Specialist, Journeyman (Security Specialist) in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards. Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures. Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements. Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations. Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies. Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures. Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures. Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers. Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.

Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution. Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems. Understands the OSI model and TCP/IP networking, and basic knowledge of network and host exploitation techniques. Understands systems configuration and management of firewalls, IDS, servers, and work stations. Collects data and reports results. Handles and escalates security issues or emergency situations appropriately. Provides incident response capabilities to isolate and mitigate threats to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability for protected data. Supports external investigations. Implements and uses Cisco Intrusion Prevention System. Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle. Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.


Minimum Education Required:

· BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related technical discipline. · ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: An AS or AA degree and an additional three (3) years of experience can be substituted for a BS or BS degree.


Minimum Experience Required:

· Four (4) years of experience with Windows OS platforms.· Two (2) years of experience in a business or technical discipline.· Certification in one or more of the following:Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)Core Impact Certified Professional Certification (CICP)Windows Server 2008 Active DirectoryGIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)ArcSight Certified Systems Analyst (ACSA)Qualified Forensics Expert (Q/FE)· IAM 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).

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 ID2019-51893

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time