Cyber Security Analyst

General Dynamics Information Technology
Buzzards Bay
05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: Other

Job Family: Cyber Security

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cybersecurity Analyst, you will be trusted to support a mission–critical financial systems modernization. This position works in a fast–paced, rapidly changing, collaborative environment, and requires strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision–making skills.

The Cyber Security Analyst investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within a network environment or enclave. Additionally, the candidate for this position:

+ Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats

+ Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events

+ Evaluates, tests, recommends, coordinates, monitors, and maintains cybersecurity policies, procedures, and systems, including access management for hardware, firmware, and software

+ Ensures that cybersecurity plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures are aligned with cybersecurity standards

+ Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security

+ Develops techniques and procedures for conducting cybersecurity risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks

+ May coach and provide guidance to less–experienced professionals

+ May serve as a team or task lead


+ EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

+ Have the ability to handle demanding situations with clarity, focus and professionalism, and to respond quickly to quick turnaround taskers.

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technology with 5+ years of experience.

+ Ability to resolve issues with little oversight; ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to management and other stakeholders

+ Supervisory or project management experience

+ Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross–functional teams

+ Ability to work independently as well as interact regularly with government and non–government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority

+ Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources

+ Self–motivated, well–organized, and strict attention to detail

+ Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Critical thinking and creative problem solving

+ Ability to understand and manage customer expectations and software implementation methodology

+ Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects at the same time, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary.


+ Full–flex work week

+ 401K with company match

+ Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

+ Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

+ Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

COVID–19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID–19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.