• SIGINT Network Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/15/2019 9:43 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.


    Clearance Requirements:

    Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph 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 has an immediate opening for a SIGINT Network Analyst.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The SIGINT Network Analyst must have:

    • 5 years of network analysis experience to include non-IP networks, telecommunications, network management systems and network management protocols
    • Basic data processing skills (scripting in PERL, PYTHON, etc. or equivalent capability)
    • Experience using Wireshark and/or Renoir or similar protocol analysis product
    • Experience in researching and using telecommunications standards (ITU-T Recommendations and IETF RFCs)
    • Strong teaming skills to work with other technical disciplines to include signals analysts, protocol analysts, hardware developers, and intelligence analysts
    • Strong technical writing skills to articulate requirements to ANR developers as well as developers in other organizations including vendors
    • Experience with NSA data repositories BLACKPEARL, XKEYSCORE, NKB, etc.
    • Experience in operating collection front-end systems such as the AST-557, Packet Raptor, AST-128, etc)
    • Ability to diagnose a network protocol using the outputs of standard NSA signals and protocol analysis tools (WIRESHARK, DVT, TAROTCARD, etc.)

    How You Can Help:

    We seek curious, motivated candidates with a can-do attitude and an agile mindset who stay up-to-date on the latest software, tools and technologies.


    Are you an open-minded engineer that can help us solve challenging technical problems? If so, GDMS may be the right place for you!

    ** A discretionary sign-on bonus may be available for this position **


    Responsibilities to include:

    • Conducts analysis of collection and open-source data to profile target networks and their activities
    • Utilizes knowledge of target technologies and digital networks and the applications on them to determine the operating posture of the network
    • Develops techniques to gain more target information
    • Applies analysis techniques against metadata collected from communications systems in order to characterize networks, and accurately report vulnerabilities identified from metadata analysis
    • Selects collection of data required for analysis
    • Organizes resources and information in support of mission and operational requirements
    • Accommodates last minute requirements and has the flexibility to respond to ever-evolving quick-reaction capability requirements
    • Participates in Analyst-to-­Analyst exchanges, seminars, conferences, or other workshops as requested


    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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