Looking for an exciting new opportunity? Leidos is looking to hire a Cyber Threat Fusion Analyst. This position will support the Joint Service Provider (JSP) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) organization with Cyber Threat Intelligence products and network security monitoring and will perform as the analyst in area of cyber threat intelligence. This role will be based onsite at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA. An active TS/SCI security clearance is required prior to start.
- Implement the core Threat Intelligence concepts (ex. Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK, DoDCAR).
- Produce reporting for new or emerging threats and threat vectors.
- Utilize SIEM technologies to correlate security events and logs and identify threats.
- Incorporate threat intelligence into countermeasures to detect and prevent intrusions and malware infections.
- Identify threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures and based on indicators develops custom signatures and blocks.
- Understand and employ the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix.
- Recognize what you’ll need to know to prevent or identify APT intrusions
- Identify network architectures and select network components
- Understand concepts of log and packet analysis
- Navigate the command line using specific expressions to manipulate data
- Handle and organize disparate data about detections, attacks, and attackers
- Employ discovery techniques and vetting of new intelligence.
- Create Situational Awareness Reports and Threat Briefs
Must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and 8+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Computer defense technologies spanning endpoint, network, and open source
Cyber Kill Chain or MITRE ATT&CK experience.
Threat actor TTP and indicator identification using large data sources.
Have a strong understanding how enterprise endpoint and network components contribute to Threat Intelligence and adversary detection.
8570 IAT II certification is required prior to start.
It is preferred you will already possess an 8570 CSSP-Analyst certification. If not, it will be required for this to be obtained within 6 months of your start date.
Experience working for a Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) or Security Operations Center (SOC)
Experience using a prominent Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) (ex. Splunk, Elasticsearch, ArcSight, QRadar)
Custom signature development experience.
Packet analysis experience.
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00
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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