Cybersecurity Vulnerability Technical Analyst (Senior)

6 days ago
ID
2017-28349
USA-MD-Linthicum
Required Clearance
Secret
Category
Cyber
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

 

Required Skills:

  • Expert technical understanding of software and web application security (e.g., security headers, TLS configuration, secure design and coding practices) and vulnerabilities (e.g. XSS, SQLi, XXE, injection and inclusion)
  • Demonstrated technical ability to validate web vulnerabilities on live DoD web properties using manual techniques and common tools
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, interpret, and communicate in information assurance vulnerability management (IAVM), Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security technical implementation guides (STIGs)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various software testing methodologies, test case creation and the reporting process
  • Knowledge of current DoD cyber security challenges and threats 
  • Knowledge of common web application architecture and programming techniques, including common languages (e.g., JavaScript, PHP, SQL)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to provide expert review of accurate and timely technical reports for release to external customers
  • Flexibility to adapt to dynamic work environment to meet organizational requirements
  • Ability to use sound judgement when conducting live testing to avoid or minimize impact to production services and data
  • Superior organizational skills to analyze, develop, and deliver detailed reports to meet short suspense windows
  • Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, GCIH, Network+, Security+, A+, CCNA

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems is looking for a Cybersecurity Vulnerability Technical Analyst (Senior). As part of the  Vulnerability Management Team, the analyst will provide technical support.  These activities directly support the mission to improve defense of the DoD Information Network (DoDIN), by receiving, validating, and disseminating cybersecurity vulnerabilities reported by private-sector researchers.  The VDP team tracks and analyzes reported vulnerabilities and mitigation actions by systems owners to identify gaps in DoDIn defenses; areas requiring increased attention, and areas for improvement.
 
This position performs technical validation and initial severity assessment of externally-reported web security vulnerabilities.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prepare documents for customer review

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
10-14 years of professional experience with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 8-12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or 4 years of professional experience required with a related PhD or JD.

 

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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