Junior Cybersecurity Analyst

Leidos Holdings Inc. Alexandria , VA 22313

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Junior Cybersecurity Analyst on the DISA GSM-O program in Arlington, VA or Alexandria, VA.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides 24x7 cybersecurity monitoring services for Joint Service Provider networks. This includes performing real-time cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlating actionable security events, performing network traffic analysis using raw packet data, and participating in the coordination of resources during the incident response process. There are three available shifts: days, swings (second shift), and mids.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize alerts from endpoints, IDS/IPS, netflow, and custom sensors to identify compromises on customer networks/endpoints.

  • Review massive log files, pivot between data sets, and correlate evidence for incident investigations.

  • Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.

  • Document analysis, findings, and actions in case/knowledge management system.

  • Create and distribute incident reports to customers and higher headquarters.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience; additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Competent with TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP, SANS GSEC prior to starting.

  • DoD 8570 CSSP-A level Certification such as CEH, CySA+, GCIA or other certification is required upon hire.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

  • Willing to perform shift work.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be Top Secret - Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Eligible (DIA Adjudicated or capable of reciprocal acceptance by DIA)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

  • Understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.

  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk, Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).

  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.

  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux command line or scripting and programming experience.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

  • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.

There will be two openings available. One will be based at the Mark Center and one will be based at the Pentagon. Travel between both locations may be required.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Rotating

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.


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