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Job #: R-00102689
Location: Whitehall, OH
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity and is seeking a Cyber Security Zero Trust Subject Matter Expert/Project Planner on the DISA GSM-O II program in Columbus, OH.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will support the DISA GSM-O II Task Order 09 Network Assurance (NA) Program. The selected candidate will provide support for Zero Trust Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) projects and other forward-leaning concepts.  They will be expected to actively engage with a variety of customers, partner with them, anticipate their needs, and deliver innovating solutions to challenging defensive cybersecurity issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide expert-level technical and project support to zero trust projects like DISA’s Thunderdome with a focus on DCO and Cybersecurity Service Provider work.

  • Coordinate, collaborate and facilitate with government stakeholders to integrate new capabilities into operations.

  • Participant and present in meetings with CSSP subscribers and DISA working groups.

  • Teach, train and mentor other team members through various development methods and strategies. 

  • QA/QC through a standard testing methodology all products before they are sent to the customer.

  • Develop whitepapers, briefs, SOPs, TTPs, and QRGs to allow for a better, more reliable DCO process.

  • Take ownership of driving the operations of the CSSP.

  • Conduct and deliver weekly status updates to customer.

  • Responsible for follow up on all taskers and due outs. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 12+ years of professional experience; additional related years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree. Specialized Cybersecurity Operations experience in the DoD and additional education will be considered in lieu of a full 12 years of experience. 

  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (Sec+ CE or equivalent) to start and must obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date.

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization. Requires the highest level of understanding and the ability to apply cyber security related principles, theories, and concepts.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Must have an active Secret clearance to start with target of Top Secret/SCI.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks and their CSSP subscriber program.

  • Experience with zero trust implementations such as DISA’s Thunderdome project.

  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intelligence driven defense and or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.

  • Strong expertise in Splunk, Elastic, and/or other data/log collection and analysis software that can be used as a Security Information and Event Management implementation.

  • Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.

  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain or MITRE ATT&CK Frameworks.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

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 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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