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Network Application Security Asset Analyst

Network Application Security Asset Analyst

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General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an immediate need for a Network Application Security Asset Analyst who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network.  A network application security engineer who understands how the Hardware / Software Asset Management program of a large enterprise should work is needed to support the team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Candidate will assess network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks
  • Determine true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions in a timely manner
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in the analysis of tool outputs and providing recommendations for improving the overall security posture of the client
  • Conduct heavy analysis of asset data to aggregate multiple data inputs and put assets into context to identify vulnerabilities and potential gaps


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline is required.


5-8 years of related experience in network application security.


Required Skills:

  • Strong Splunk experience in creating effective dashboards, hunting cyber threats using event correlation, and acting on machine intelligence to remediate vulnerabilities and risk to the enterprise
  • Netflow analytics for compliance and threat hunting
  • Work with suppliers of data (e.g., WonMug, Cisco ISE, StealthWatch) to maximize efficiency and accuracy of data feeds into Splunk. Advise suppliers of potential features in their tools that could be activated to improve security (e.g., TrustSec and Security Group Tagging in ISE)
  • Ability to map application components to identify security problems and provide solutions
  • Analyze data imports into Splunk for accuracy and completeness; compare data from the various network security tools to identify overlaps and search for gaps.
  • Conduct initial triage assessments of findings from network security tools
  • Engages with other internal and external forces to get and share information to improve processes and security posture
  • Troubleshoots application connectivity and performance through log analysis and network captures, etc.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Flexera/B|DNA, Splunk, BMC Atrium, ServiceNow, and enterprise network infrastructures
  • Experience with ForeScout CounterACT, Cisco ISE, MobileIron, and Tanium
  • Project planning experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Microsoft office suite of applications


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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.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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