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Job #: R-00096749
Location: Fort Huachuca, AZ
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is seeking a Cyber Incident Handler to support one our most important defense programs located at Fort Huachuca. All work will be performed on customer site. You will be responsible for detecting, responding to, and neutralizing unauthorized computer intrusions on Department of the Army information systems throughout the continental United States.

What does this program have to offer?

On the job training while getting paid - gain required certifications as you apply current knowledge.

Career mobility opportunity - Leidos fosters a culture of growth and advancement.

Opportunity to support DoD Systems that are critical to our infrastructure, both in the Continental US (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental US (OCONUS).

Teamwork, comradery and opportunity to learn new technologies.

Work site is situated in beautiful Sierra Vista, AZ.

On site gym, coffee shop and food court for your use and convenience!

Clearance:  An Active DOD Top Secret Clearance is required in order to qualify for this role.

Salary Target: $85,000-90,000

What will you do in this role?

  • Use a variety of tools and resources, perform system and network analysis of suspected or potential security incidents

  • Document all steps and techniques used during analysis in an incident database

  • Report found indicators of compromise to allow for internal defensive measures to be developed

  • Develop and maintain necessary procedures or scripts to identify cybersecurity incidents

  • Keep up-to-date with Cyber Security trends and capabilities

  • Work and interact with other DCO professionals internal and external to Army Cyber Command, law enforcement to include Counter Intelligence (CI) LNOs, and intelligence professionals as a technical specialist to understand higher-level adversary capabilities

  • Assist the team in updating and maintaining standard operating procedures

  • Demonstrate familiarity/experience with a wide range of network/system detection, prevention, and analysis tools.

  • Complete other duties/responsibilities as assigned

To be successful in this role you should have familiarity with the following computer network defense technologies:

  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems

  • Network and Host Intrusion Detection Systems / Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)

  • Network and Host malware detection and prevention

  • Network traffic analysis tools

  • You should also have a basic understanding of how to analyze the following data sets:

  • Proxy logs

  • Firewall logs

  • PCAP data

  • Host based security event alerts

  • Windows system and event logs

These are the required qualifications...

  • HS Diploma and 6 years, or AA/AS Degree and 4 years, or BA/BS Degree and 2 years of experience are required, with a Cyber Security focus preferre

  • Must hold a current IAT II Security+CE certification upon hire

  • Must successfully obtain CSSP-IR certification (CEH or equivalent) within 60-days from hire

  • Must successfully obtain Computing Environment (CE) certification within 180-days from hire

  • Must hold an active Top Secret SCI clearance

These are the preferred qualifications...

  • Basic problem solving

  • The ability to multi-task

  • Customer service


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.

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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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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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