Security Analyst - Security Systems & Operations | Remote (TS) at General Dynamics Information Technology

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Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Security Analyst - Security Systems & Operations supporting the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS).GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. You will be responsible for managing the design, planning, implementation, and administration of databases, including security, access, and documentation.

HOW A SECURITY ANALYST - SECURITY SYSTEMS & OPERATION WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
  • Implements and interprets the requirements for agency compliance with policy directives governing IT infrastructure protection
  • Manages and Administers Security Systems
    • Administers cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365 Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
    • Responsible for primary or alternate management of all IT Security systems including patch management, upgrades, integration engineering, reporting
  • Executes security related operational activities
    • Manages security incident detection, response, remediation
    • Conducts cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation
    • Develops security metrics and manages reporting and compliance
    • Serves as Incident Response Team member
    • Supports operational implementation of FISMA/NIST standards and industry best practices
    • Operates cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365 Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
    • Manages IT Security awareness training program in coordination with the Learning Management team, to including developing and delivering IT Security awareness training modules
    • Manages Password Management system in coordination with Service Desk
    • Responds to IT Security trouble tickets generated by customers and IT staff; Identifies solutions, works with customer and OCIO team to execute solutions, and manages ticket input, update and resolution in the OCIO ticketing system to maintain service level agreements
  • Supports Security Operations and Engineering and tech solution support and expertise
    • Identifies security risks and recommends risk mitigation strategies
    • Reviews new and existing systems to ensure baseline security requirements are met and to recommend security enhancements
    • Develops security architecture and technical solutions for security products
    • Collaborates with staff from OCIO and other business components to develop security controls and solutions for complex business systems and applications
    • Develops and executes project plans to engineer, construct, deploy, and monitor/manage IT Security infrastructure solutions
    • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments, services, and solutions
    • Evaluates, recommends, and implements security controls associated with cloud-hosted environments, services, and solutions
    • Evaluates, recommends, and implements security controls for mobile device solutions

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Education:
  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) in Information Assurance, Information Systems, ComputerScience,or related field

Required Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience with at least 7 years of specialized IT experience with at least 5 years in IT Security

Required Technical Skills:
  • SANS GIAC orISC2 certification(s) (or equivalent)

Security Clearance Level :
  • Top Secret Security Clearance (or ability to obtain TS clearance)
  • The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. Candidate must also possess a Top-Secret security clearance or be able to obtain such. U.S. Citizenship Required

Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Microsoft certification(s): Azure Security Engineer Associate, Security Operation Analyst Associate, Identity and Access Administrator Associate, Information Protection Administrator Associate (desired)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to configure, manage, and administer cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365 Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
  • Skill and Ability in executing Security Operations including incident detection, identification, management, response, and reporting; Must have experience in incident response and management
  • Skill in making recommendations that significantly influence OIG's information security policies or programs; Experience building policies and preparing briefings to explain security programs and requirements to senior executives
  • Skill & Ability to provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical information technology security issues
  • Skill & Ability to assess risk factors and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources and procedures for protection of systems and applications
  • Knowledge & Skill in implementing FISMA, NIST, OMB guidelines, and other Federal regulations and guidance; Experience interpreting and implementing FISMA/NIST requirements focused on the operational implementation and documentation of those requirements
  • Knowledge of security controls for cloud-hosted environments, applications, and services
  • Experience developing System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, Continuous Monitoring Plans, and Plans of Action & Milestones
  • Ability to ensure coordination and collaboration on security activities
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management and other technical specialists
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage tasks on time with minimal supervision

Location:
  • This position is remote. However, the preferred candidate will live within 2 hours of Arlington, VA, so they can provide in person support if needed

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
  • Full-flex work weekto own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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More Information on General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics Information Technology operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Falls Church, VA. General Dynamics Information Technology was founded in 2022. It has 21625 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 300 open jobs at General Dynamics Information Technology, click here.
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