Cyber Security / Malware Analyst

Full Time
San Antonio, TX
Areas of Interest: Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Overview



 

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
No clearance is required at time of hire but applicants selected may 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 Cyber Operations Intelligence 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.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS: 

The General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) Security Operations Center (SOC) has a projected opening for a Cyber Security / Malware Analyst (mid-level). The GDMS SOC is responsible for monitoring, scanning, reporting, risk assessments, and response operations of a fully operational network security operation.   This particular position is responsible for working with all individuals in the SOC to identify, analyze, and deconstruct malware and phishing attacks containing malware.  Post analysis the individual will coordinate with security system administrators to update and adjust signature and rules to enhance and solidify protection of the GD-MS Network.  This Analyst will also use forensics tools to determine the identification, extent, and success/failure of network attacks. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Network Monitoring & Reporting
  • Malware Analysis                                                                            
  • Research/Investigation of Attacks and Phishing Campaigns
  • User Communication                                                                                                                    
  • Incident Response


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Experience and knowledge with any of the following tools is considered a plus: ArcSight, Fidelis, Flexcera, FireEye HX, InfoBlox, IronPort, Palo Alto, PhishMe (Triage & Simulator), Redline, Remedy, Sharepoint, SNORT, SolarWinds, SourceFire,Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), TCPDump, Tenable NESSUS, ThreatConnect, ThreatAnalyzer, and Wireshark

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

The leading candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a SOC, or an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or related discipline with a minimum of 7 years of experience in a SOC. The candidate will be well-spoken, and possess excellent written communication abilities.  Strong candidates will have previous experience working with users; possess a talent for problem-solving as well as organization and time management skills.

Desired Certifications: CISSP, Network +, Security +


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

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.  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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General Dynamics Mission Systems

The best people. The most advanced technologies.
In January 2015, General Dynamics combined Advanced Information Systems and C4 Systems to form a new business unit called General Dynamics Mission Systems. GD Mission Systems connects users and protects their communications and information across the air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. 

General Dynamics Mission Systems offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today’s dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering using an open architecture approach, General Dynamics Mission Systems solves our customers’ most complex challenges by partnering to address current needs and prepare for future requirements.General Dynamics Mission Systems develops products and communication networks that deliver vital information for military, homeland security and public safety professionals. As a prime provider of “network-centric” products and systems, we seamlessly and securely connect users – from the network core to the tactical edge – with the information they need to decide and act. Our world-class capabilities create high-value, low risk solutions for use on land, at sea, in the air and in space. 

Mission Systems Acquisitions: 
  • GD Advanced Information Systems and C4 Systems are combined to form General Dynamics Mission Systems (Jan. 2015) 
  • Open Kernel Labs (Sept 2012) - IPWireless (June 2012) - Argus Systems Group (Aug 2011) - Fortress Technologies (July 2011) - Ascend Intelligence (January 2010) - Integrated Defense Systems (Feb. 2008) 
  • Maya Viz (April 2005) - TriPoint Global (Sept 2004) - Motorola's Integrated Information Systems (Sept 2001) 
  • GTE Government Systems (Aug. 1999) - Ceridian's Computing Devices International (Jan 1998)
Specialties
Communications / RF Networking, C4ISR, Cyber Security and Defense, Imaging Technologies, SATCOM Services and Products, Maritime Systems, Platform Integration, Training, Modeling and Simulation
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Company Industry: Defense & Space
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 10,001+