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Job #: R-00105094
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Night
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, various cloud environments, security devices, servers and workstations.  The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates, and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Primary Responsibilities:

Shift schedule: 7pm-7am, Thurs-Sat, every other Wednesday.

- Utilize state of the art technologies such as  Endpoint Detection & Response tools, log analysis (Splunk) and  possibly network forensics (full packet capture solution) to perform hunt

   and investigative activity to examine endpoint and network-based data.

- Conduct  log analysis and triage in support of incident response.

- Recognize attacker and APT activity, tactics, and procedures as indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be used to improve monitoring, analysis and incident response.

- Develop and build security content, scripts, tools, or methods to enhance the incident investigation processes.

- Lead  Incident Response activities and mentor junior SOC staff.

- Work with key stakeholders to implement remediation plans in response to incidents.

- Effectively investigative and identify root cause findings then communicate findings to stakeholders including technical staff, and leadership.

- Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills

- Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning

-Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

Basic Qualifications:

  • The candidate must currently possess a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.  In addition to clearance requirement, all CBP personnel must have a current or be able to favorably pass a 5 year background investigation (BI). 
  • B Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field.
  • - Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in incident detection, response and remediation.
  • - Minimum of five (5)  but (7) preferred years of specialized experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Email security
    • Digital media forensic
    • Monitoring and detection
    • Incident Response
    • Vulnerability assessment and pen test
    • Cyber intelligence analysis
  • -  Must have at least the SANS or CCNA certification.
  • -  Extensive experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance and mentor-ship to others in cyber threat analysis and operations,
  •    evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with counterintelligence and law enforcement investigations.

Required certifications:

The candidate should have at minimum ONE of the following certifications:

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
  • SANS - GCIA – Intrusion Analyst
  • SANS - GREM – Reverse Engineering Malware
  • SANS - GISF – Security Fundamentals
  • SANS - GXPN – Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester
  • SANS - GMON – Continuous Monitoring Certification
  • OSCP (Certified Professional)
  • OSCE (Certified Expert)
  • OSWP (Wireless Professional)
  • OSEE (Exploitation Expert)
  • CCSP – Certified Cloud Security Professional
  • LPT – Licensed Penetration Tester
  • ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
  • Cyber Analyst Couse

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Team Lead experience in a security related environment
  • -Ability to coordinate and communicate well with team leads and government personnel
  • -Provide weekly status reports and requested documentation
  • -Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement
  • -Experience with Cyber Kill Chain

Clearance:

  • All Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to favorably pass a 5-year (BI) Background Investigation

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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