Cyber Security Analyst - SOC Tier 1

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Cyber Security

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission-it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT Technology Shared Services (TSS) is your place! You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

Technology Shared Services (TSS) is looking for a Tier I Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst. As a member of the 24×7×365 TSS SOC team, the Cyber Security Analyst Associate (Tier I) will be responsible for performing initial triage and escalation of security alerts from hardware, software, intelligence sources, virtual systems and virtual applications. As a SOC Analyst, the aptitude and flexibility to quickly learn and utilize third party toolsets will be an essential part of securing our client environments.


As a Tier I Security Operations Center Analyst you will:

+ Provide technical support on event network security logs and trend analysis.

+ Detect the full spectrum of known cyberattacks (e.g., DDoS, malware, phishing, others).

+ Uncover and pinpoint security violations of compromised systems and devices

+ Correlate security events from various capabilities to identify attacks and breaches.

+ Analyze and act on intelligence information to secure customer networks and devices

+ Observe, document and report actions taken by malicious actors in customer networks.

+ Maintain a current understanding of the best practices and strategies used in cyber security.

+ Motivate self and co-workers to expand knowledgebase and capabilities.


+ Must be a US Citizen

+ Qualifying Certification to meet DoD CSSP Analyst requirements (6 months to obtain)

+ CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CySA+, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, Cloud+, SCYBER, PenTest+ Interim or Active DoD Secret clearance (Or Ability to obtain)

+ BS/BA Degree and 0 years of experience (or equivalent work experience)


+ Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills

+ Understanding of networking fundamentals, the OSI model, and TCP/IP protocols

+ Knowledge of attack methods and techniques (DDoS, brute force, spoofing, etc.)

+ Experience reviewing network, host and application audit logs (system, security, etc.)

+ Relevant security certifications (Network+, CEH, CCNA, etc.)

+ Familiarity of security standards (NIST, FISMA, Fed RAMP, DCID, CNSS and DoD 8500)

+ Knowledge of cloud IT solutions and security considerations of cloud solution deployment

+ Experience with any SIEM or log aggregation system, Splunk preferred

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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Job Posting: JC192580617

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 02, 2021