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Job #: R-00092779
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000.00
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to support cyber security efforts with national impact?

The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Operation at Leidos currently has an opening for a Cyber Network Defense Team Lead to work at the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Our team of CND Analysts supports our customer’s mission to protect the Presidential Information Technology Community networked systems and services from cyber threats, as a 24x7, mission critical operation. We are looking for a self-starter who is capable of independently performing their daily tasks, but also works well within a team that requires significant coordination and inter-team communication.

This is a hybrid position with the option of working 25% remote / 75% on-site. While this position will primarily work normal business hours, the incumbent will be leading a team of analysts working rotating shifts (days, swings, nights). As such, occasional shift work or weekend work may be required to fill unexpected gaps in coverage.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the performance of technical support projects or tasks in accordance with contract requirements, appropriate policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Manage the team and 24x7 schedule of technical cyber network defense analyst that investigate and analyze cyber events.
  • Interface with customer, technical staff, team members, and management to identify issues, negotiate changes, meet deadlines, and provide strong customer service both orally and in writing, as appropriate.
  • Generate daily, monthly, quarterly, yearly reports for customer involving project updates, metrics and ticketing trends.
  • Generate weekly status reports to the Program Manager to include projected and accomplished objectives.
  • Perform senior-level computer network incident detection and response activities to detect, correlate, identify and characterize anomalous activity that may be indicative of threats to the enterprise. 
  • Monitor various security tools and applications for possible malicious activities, perform senior-level investigations into any associated alerts or indicators, and develop recommendations for a course of action, including mitigation strategies if required. 
  • Requires good technical writing skills as each event, including the associated analysis, must be documented in a ticketing system so that it can be reviewed and acted on appropriately. 
  • Requires excellent communication skills as we are collocated with our customer and regular face-to-face interaction is required throughout the day. 
  • Must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedures and perform their duties with a high degree of attention to detail, ensuring that all system checks are performed in a timely manner and all documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Works to influence project/team leaders regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
  • Review analysis, reports and communications of juniors and peers to ensure accuracy and clarity of communications. 
  • Develop and conduct briefings to senior leaders.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 12+ yrs of experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree, including experience leading a team or effort
  • Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II (or Level III) Certification (e.g. Sec+ CE)
  • Must have a DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst Certification (e.g. CEH), OR able to obtain one within 180 days of starting.
  • Must have a DoD 8570 CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification (e.g. CEH, CySA+, SSCP), OR able to obtain one within 180 days of starting. 
  • Must have strong computing system knowledge, particularly networking, including a knowledge of communication protocols and familiarity with common computing security elements such as IDS/IPS systems and firewalls.
  • Must have experience analyzing packet captures.
  • Must be able to pass Yankee White clearance processing prior to start.
  • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior CND experience.
  • Familiarity with computing security frameworks such as cyber kill chain and att&ck.
  • Monitoring of intrusion detection and computer defense appliances and applications, and analysis of associated alerts.
  • Documenting analysis and providing response recommendations

GSMO

External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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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