Chantilly, Virginia

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA VA Chantilly - Customer Proprietary (VAC474)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ138680

Type of Requisition:

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Information Security

Job Description:

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you'll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Expert Data Exploiter joining our team in Chantilly, VA.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As an Expert Data Exploiter, you will be trusted to work on projects related to the role. In this role, a typical day will include:

A qualified Data Exploiter reviews, manipulates, triages, and analyzes large datasets. Candidate is responsible for supporting operational and analytical requirements. Activities include detailed log analysis, network traffic monitoring, and vulnerability risk assessment. The individual will be expected to conduct assessments of software tools and systems to identify vulnerabilities, and work with internal and external technical stakeholders to identify solutions to enrich analysis. Able to follow the entire targeting life cycle by engaging in data exploitation of requirements collection, data analysis, summary and documentation, and actionable information dissemination.


  • TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Proficient in Mandarin Language
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
  • 8+ years of experience in technical analysis, digital forensics, technical targeting, or similar relevant technical discipline
  • Provide data exploitation support to the customer
  • Support Intelligence Report Writers with data exploitation assessments
  • Use a variety of tools and methods to extract information of foreign intelligence, counterintelligence and targeting value from digital data
  • Create a range of products that inform operations, drive targeting and collection, contribute to intelligence products, and support multiple customer needs
  • Work with a team to analyze existing software applications and tools, and recommend new technologies and methodologies to improve team performance
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, engineers, developers, targeters, and analysts
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Work alongside other team members to sustain and advance our organization's capabilities

  • Experience conducting network traffic analysis
  • Experienced and fluent in Mandarin
  • Prepare a range of tailored products that embody and explain findings
  • Ability to sift through large amounts of unstructured data for key data points (i.e., metadata and artifacts)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of incident response, containment, and mitigation
  • Knowledge of common cyber-attack methods
  • Ability to triage, review, identify, and correlate items of interest from numerous all source datasets
  • Ability to evaluate worldwide security events to assess system impact and/or risk (e.g., zero day exploits, hardware failures, and/or cyber-attacks)
  • Ability to identify and document information that can fill critical gaps
  • Create new methodologies / algorithms for data analysis and correlation
  • Create entity/object profiles and derived data sets that enable future opportunities
  • Experience with the customer's technical collection abilities

  • Strong understanding of VPNs, VLANs, and TCP/IP
  • Demonstrated experience writing python scripts
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with OS hardening using tools such as CIS-CAT
  • Ability to working independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with navigating an enterprise security accreditation process
  • Experience conducting network traffic analysis
  • Demonstrated experience conducting detailed log analysis and system monitoring to understand system status, detect system breaches, and identify other system anomalies

  • 401K with company match
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees
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Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Chantilly

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.


Chantilly, Virginia

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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