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Job #: R-00088694
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate need for a Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) developer to join our DHS Network Operations Security Center (NOSC) Team. The ideal SOAR Developer is someone who is process-driven, efficient, and strives to remove tedium from daily workflows. The SOAR Developer will provide an Agile DevSecOps approach to the modernization of DHS NOSC cybersecurity operations, and respond to emergent requirements from Security Operations. The ideal candidate will be flexible and ready to work within a DevSecOps model within DHS NOSC which includes incident response operations and development engineers participating together in the entire lifecycle, from design through the development process to production support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Automate DHS NOSC Security Incident Response processes providing the ability to analyze and resolve alerts from existing security tools leveraging a single stream management system
  • Develop and maintain custom Swimlane applications for NOSC IR workflow (e.g., create custom application to automate intelligence gathering)
  • Assist with process development and process improvement for Security Operations to include creation/modification of SOPs, playbooks, and work instructions
  • Organize requirements into user stories that are Independent, Negotiable, Valuable, Estimable, Small, and Testable
  • Integrate SOAR platform with other security tools and APIs to execute automated workflows
  • Author, test, and maintain automation scripts/workflows within SOAR platform
  • Design, implement, and maintain efficient and reusable Python code
  • Review, debug, and resolve technical issues throughout all stages of SDLC
  • Coordinate with System Administrators, Engineers, and ISSOs to provision service accounts and/or grant required permissions
  • Measure effectiveness of process improvement and automation efforts via metrics and KPIs

Basic Qualifications

  • The candidate shall have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 8 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cybersecurity.
  • At least one of the following certifications: CASP, Sec+, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, GSSP, SEI, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CEH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, VCDX
  • Experience with SOAR platforms such as Swimlane, Phantom, Demisto, etc
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) concepts
  • Experience in security process mapping, security process analysis, security process improvement concepts, models, and best practices required
  • Proficient in Python scripting
  • Working knowledge of REST APIs, JSON, HTML/CSS, Javascript, XML
  • Experience as a SOC Analyst and/or Incident Responder
  • Experience authoring SOC SOPs, playbooks, work instructions and/or other process documents
  • Familiarity with Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL) and/or Elastic Domain Specific Language (DSL)
  • Proven Experience building consensus and managing cross-functional teams
  • Experience in DevSecOps environment
  • Experience writing acceptance criteria and designing user interfaces for a production system
  • Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Swimlane Certified SOAR Administrator (SCSA)
  • Swimlane Certified SOAR Developer (SCSD)
  • Client-facing federal consulting and business analysis experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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