Leidos is currently seeking a Cyber Security Defense Analyst in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The Cyber Security Defense Analyst (Also known as a Boundary Defender) manages the Air Force AFINC Boundary Protection devices to include IDS/IPS, Firewalls, VPNS, malicious code response across the Air Force Enterprise.
Performs enterprise systems security operations to ensure 100% effective AFINC security status across the enterprise.
Experience working with one of the following network security systems: CISCO (CCNA Security), Blue Coat BCCPA, InfoVista IVCA, HP ATP ArcSight Security V1, HP ASE-ArcSight Logger V1, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, Red Seal Security Expert, Cisco Stealthwatch Advanced Tuning (SWAT)
Performs analytics on boundary protection systems to protect system assets from compromise, data loss, and other requirements.
Some experience in DOD boundary protection and CSSP operations.
Supports the response and mitigation of risks and malicious code, classified incidents, CTO orders, etc.
Perform work within the defined SLAs
Work closely with other support and development teams
Create and update documentation where required
Work independently and as a team member
Support on-call rotation schedule
Cross train capabilities with other team members
BS and 3-5 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with some prior relevant experience
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Must have an active Secret Clearance
IAT (DoD 8570) certifications: Security+ CE, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP
Primary certification: CISCO CCNA Security or Palo Alto Certified Network Administrator
Additional Certification, one or more of the following: Blue Coat BCCPA, InfoVista IVCA, HP ATP ArcSight Security V1, HP ASE-ArcSight Logger V1, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, Red Seal Security Expert, Cisco Stealthwatch Advanced Tuning (SWAT)
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
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.
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