Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst

Full Time
Linthicum, MD
Areas of Interest: Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or the 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:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is requried 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.

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)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to provide expert review of accurate and timely technical reports for release for external customers
  • Ability to work multiple tasks and 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

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated experience leading a team
  • Demonstrated experience with ISS and Apache servers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Python, CGI gateways and other application development and web design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard applications such as BURP, Netsparker, and Zed Attack Proxy

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

This Cybersecurity Vulnerability Analyst position performs technical validation and initial severity assessment of externally-reported web security vulnerabilities.

 

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+