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Job #: R-00117120
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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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, cloud, 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.

The VAT Analyst will be assisting with the Enterprise Information System Vulnerability Management (ISVM) compliance validation, execute Vulnerability Scans and will conduct vulnerability assessments of IT systems. Perform research on current vulnerabilities, support Incident Response and SOC functions as related to vulnerabilities.  Will be responsible for authoring security advisories.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Expertise and experience conducting assessments and vulnerability scans  against web, database, operating system, wifi and network devices using DHS CDM vulnerability scanning tool suites.
  • Experience customizing and maintaining scan polices, scan schedules, inventories, zones, and repositories on scanning tools.
  • Experience providing formal and adhoc reports on security vulnerabilities
  • Experience reviewing scan results to ensure accurate findings

  • Experience with the vulnerability assessment component of DHS Audits and FISMA security authorization, and on-going authorization activities.
  • Detailed oriented, strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
  • Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills
  • Expertise with DHS CDM tools, specifically vulnerability scanning tools suite.
  • Tenable Security Center, Appdetective, WebInspect and Burp Suite
  • Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell 

Degree requirements:

BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience.  Relevant experience is within one of the following areas pentesting, security technical assessments or supporting vulnerability scanning/management program.

Certifications: One or more of the following certifications:

CEH, LPT, ECSA, ENSA, CNDA, ECSS, ECSP, ECES, CISSP, CCSP, SEI, OSEE, ISWP, OSCE, OSCP, CCNA Security, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, GAWN, GMOB, GYPC, GXPN

Clearance:  Must have an active Secret Clearance. 

In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program.A Secret Clearance is required with the ability to obtain a Top Secret SCI. In addition to specific security clearance requirements all CBP SOC employees are required to successfully complete a CBP Background Investigation to support this program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Pentesting experience within DOD, or US Federal Civilian agency

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.

Original Posting Date:

12/11/2023

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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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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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