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Cyber Security Analyst (Top Secret Clearance Required)

REQ#: RQ43626

GDIT is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Specialist (DOE Q or Top Secret Clearance required) to support a U.S. Government contract in Albuquerque, NM. In this role, the Senior Cyber Security Specialist will be part of a dynamic team that ensures continuous monitoring of multiple information system types and ensures the security of the system through the use of IDS, IPS, SIEM, vulnerability scanning, and other tools. The Cyber Security Specialist will be expected to perform risk evaluations, respond to incidents, conduct basic forensics (chain of custody, imaging, reporting), participate in red/blue team actions, and provide input on configuration changes and risk recommendations as needed. You will assist in the development of the security policies and procedures and ensure compliance with those policies and procedures through ongoing monitoring and assessments. You will play an active role in the evaluation of risk associated with assigned systems, enforcing and assessing the controls and monitoring the security impact of changes to the systems.  You will also be expected to author complex technical documents in support of the program and system Certification and Accreditation efforts and must have Excellent Communication Skills.

You will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Conducting cyber security tests, risk evaluations and assessments and providing results of these activities to C5B Senior Leadership
  • Managing security tools (Splunk, McAfee, Security Center, etc.)
  • Implementing and verifying STIGs
  • Evaluating the security impact and recommending implementation strategies for security significant changes to the assigned information systems
  • Responding to and reporting of incidents related to their assigned information systems
  • Development of security processes and procedures to support C5B’s Cyber Security Program
  • Formally and informally present information in group and individual settings
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential skills & responsibilities:  

  • Bachelors of Science from an accredited university
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience, with at least two (2) in Cyber Security
  • Experience with NIST 800 Series documents, especially SP 800-53, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security assessment tools
  • Must be able to demonstrate specialized experience applying the principles, practices, and techniques used by information systems security personnel
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint)
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently, as well as strong interpersonal skills that foster the ability to work effectively on teams, communicate effectively
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • DOE Q Clearance or Equivalent

Preferred but not required:

•    Security-related certifications (Security+, CISSP, etc.)

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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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