Leidos Defense Group is looking for a Junior Cybersecurity Analyst to works supporting the AFNCR IT Services program at Joint Base Andrews, MD.
The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E); and National Military Command Center (NMCC). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.
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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.
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Monitoring SEIM dashboard for Alerts.
Performing analysis of malware provided by lead
Creating reports of cyber anomalies and slide decks to present to leadership
Reviewing Kibana Queries
Reviewing Threat intelligence feeds
Updating YARA rules
Assist Lead in detection, mitigation, and response to cyber incidents using a combination of technology solutions and processes, and ensuring security issues are addressed quickly on discovery.
Assist Lead in investigating computer and information security incidents, conducting computer forensic network and host analysis, intrusion and threat hunting support.
Assist Lead performing penetration tests to evaluate system security, maintaining proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities. Responsible for operational planning in support of training, exercises, operations and coordination of integrated cyber operations by targeting hostile adversary activities and capabilities.
Interpret, analyze, and report all events and irregularities in accordance with computer network directives; including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events.
perform full packet analysis of PCAP to determine indication of true incident or false positive using Wireshark.
Assist Lead in identifying IOCs, TTPs, and other possible malicious activity using various SIEMs.
Assist Lead in perform detailed analysis of log data to detect and investigate potential security events.
Bachelor's degree and less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional years of experience / related DISA customer experience and Cyber courses & certifications may be considered in lieu of degree).
Experience verifying an Indicator of Compromise (IOC).
Must possess an active Secret clearance.
DoD 8570 Compliant certifications to include IAT-II at start.
Air Force customer experience.
Experience with any of the following tools: Trellix, HBSS, ELK, Security Onion, Ansible, Big Data Platform, ELICSAR.
Pay Range:Pay Range $53,300.00 - $96,350.00
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.
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 46,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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