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Job #: R-00111365-OTHLOC-PL-2D2504
Location: Scott Air Force Base, IL
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? 
Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. 

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading! 

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in the Cyber Security field? Your search ends here! Leidos is seeking a talented Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) and Incident Response Quality Control Lead to join our DISA GSMO-II program supporting the Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) team.

As the successful candidate, you will play a critical role in supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) GSM-O II program in aid of DISA Task Number 09 (TN09). You will be responsible for migrating and implementing a SOAR for the DISA CSSP program, Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Team, and managing the migration of the existing incident knowledge base. You will also develop and implement SOAR use cases, facilitate integration with security tools across the organization, and report on the effectiveness of the Analyst Collaboration Environment.

In this exciting role, you will perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities and serve as a technical liaison between DISA Headquarters and the multiple field sites that perform Cyber Security monitoring and incident response. As the QA Lead, you will audit the analysis of individual security incidents to ensure compliance with established processes and procedures, identify opportunities for analysis and process improvement, and report on QA trends to the Government representative. You will also notify appropriate parties to implement corrective actions following the identification of deficiencies, reporting performance metrics, and QA/QC results.

Join our team and discover a culture of collaboration, innovation, diversity, trust, caring management, communication transparency, work-life balance, and overall job satisfaction. Apply now and take your career to the next level!

**Work location is flexible (must be a DISA CSSP Site), and telework is authorized up to 50%. Approximately 50% of the role is conducted on SIPR. Travel is limited to 10%. 

Your greatest work is ahead! 

The Mission 
The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here! 

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and fulfilling career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge: 

  • Coordinate and develop Incident Response use cases.

  • Build new rules for existing data to enhance monitoring and alerting based on security-relevant data.

  • Lead the strategic direction of the agency’s expert Collaboration Environment (ACE) and migrate from the legacy Analyst Collaboration Tool (ACT) to a SOAR-based capability.

  • Design/build scripts, tools, and methodologies to enhance detection and response to cyber security threats.

  • Perform as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Legacy DISA Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Program Management Office (PMO) Analyst Collaboration Tool (ACT).

  • Perform reviews of Cyber Security Analyst’s analysis tickets to identify trends, compliance, and opportunities for improvement.

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

  • Manage the ACT document development process, updating, when necessary, to reflect improvements.

  • Research and Develop Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) security recommendations across multiple Areas of Responsibility (AOR).

  • Conduct and deliver weekly and monthly status updates to government representatives.

What Sets You Apart: 

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+CE, CySA+CE, ISC2 SSCP, and SANS GSEC prior to start date. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of experience (experience may be considered in lieu of a degree).

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Senior experience as a Cyber Security Analyst conducting security incident investigations and security incident handling.

  • Knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (Python or PowerShell).

  • Experience with Splunk, Elastic, Kibana, Palo Alto CORTEX SOAR, and/or other SOAR technologies.

  • Experience with security frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK, NIST, etc.

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

  • Knowledge of Linux, scripting, and Request Tracker Incident Response (RT-IR).

You Might Also Have: 

  • Active TS clearance with SCI access eligibility.

  • Experience w/ DoD and DISA Networks.

  • Knowledge of SOAR platforms, SIEM technologies, and other security tools.

  • Knowledge of DoDI 8530 Cybersecurity Activities Support to DoDIN Operations.

  • CISSP / CISM / CRISC Certification.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. Apply today!

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

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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