General Dynamics Information Technology Associate Monitoring in Leesburg, Virginia

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Cyber Security

Job Description:

Job Description

The Associate Monitoring Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Support monitoring of all Information Assurance Devices (IADs) to identify and document all intrusions and attempted intrusions.

  • Document of evidence of system security compromise, generate of trend reports, and collect evidence of malicious or anomalous activity.

  • Report security incidents and/or network intrusions to Incident Handlers for dissemination to appropriate DOT points of contacts.

  • Identify anomalous and malicious activity.

  • Contribute to content creation, prioritize, rank and escalated incidents.

  • Provide support in the detection, response, mitigation, and reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks.

  • Maintain an understanding of the current vulnerabilities, response, and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations.

  • Assist in producing status reports and briefs to senior leadership; provide analysis for correlated information sources.

  • Analyze and report cyber threats as well as assist in deterring, identifying, monitoring, investigating and analyzing computer network intrusions.

  • Associate Monitoring Analysts must provide recommendations based on best practice and experience to develop processes that will enhance efficiencies needed to perform the above.

Job Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree

  • OR

  • Minimum six (6) years of relevant professional experience.


  • In addition to required education or equivalent experience;

  • Minimum six (6) years IT experience

  • Experience with IDS/IPS (Sourcefire/Firepower or Snort preferred)

  • Experience with SIEM tools (ArcSight preferred)


  • Must have three (3) years experience network security analysis, using intrusion detection systems.

  • Must have experience conducting analysis at the packet level.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with netflow data and analysis (Netwitness Packets preferred)

  • Experience with packet analysis

  • CISSP and/or SANS/GIAC Certification (equivalent to two year experience

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Work Location:

USA VA Leesburg - 991 Sycolin Rd (VAC048)

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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.


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