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  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder

    Job Locations US-PA-Hershey
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/9/2019 9:21 AM)
    Job ID
    Rigoberto Colon
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Cyber Defense Incident Responder in the Hershey, PA area.

    Position Overview

    We are seeking a highly talented and motivated Cyber Defense Incident Responder with recent experience on a Cyber Defense Operations Center (CDOC)/Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). As a Cyber Defense Incident Responder, you will utilize your analytical, technical, and people skills to prevent, detect, analyze, and respond to threats against sensitive information and information systems. 


    • Incident Response activities will include, but are not limited to, triaging security stack events, network and endpoint forensic analysis, malware reverse engineering, threat hunting, vulnerability escalation, and resolving security incidents from detection to remediation.
    • As you respond to internal or external threats, you will execute incident response playbooks, document incident response actions in a case management system, and employ the SIEM and latest tools of the trade to complete analysis.
    • Help contribute to our evolving incident response capabilities and procedures, and provide input to continue building proactive threat hunting and detection.
    • Responds to crises or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats.
    • Uses mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize survival of life, preservation of property, and information security. Investigates and analyzes all relevant response activities.
    • Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 4-6 years hands-on experience.
    • Experience preventing, detecting, analyzing and responding to threats against sensitive information. 
    • Experience triaging security, network and endpoint forensic analysis, threat hunting and vulnerability escalation.  
    • Experience working with Snort, Bro and other security tools. 

    Preferred Experience

    • Degree in a Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Information Technology discipline is preferred.
    • Experience with reverse engineering and detecting ransomware highly preferred. 

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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