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Job #: R-00129716
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Leidos Digital Modernization Sector is seeking a Tier 1 AS&W Analyst, who will support The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC). CBP 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. 

This position is located at our customer site located in Ashburn, VA.

U.S. Citizenship and ability to favorably pass a 5-year (BI) Background Investigation is required begin work on the program. 

What will you do in this role?

Shift schedule: 7pm-7am, Sunday-Tuesday, every other Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Emphasis on ability to capture technical details and summarize findings for less technical audiences succinctly and accurately. 

These are required qualifications for this role...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field.  

  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in incident detection, response and remediation. 

  • Minimum of two (2) but (3) 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  

  • Extensive experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance and mentorship 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. 

  • Experience with aggregating and creating daily, weekly and monthly reports with emphasis on communication skills to accurately convey technical concepts to various audiences.  

Required certifications: 

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

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner 

  • (CASP) 

  • CompTIA Cloud+ 

  • CompTIA Network+ 

  • CompTIA Security+ 

  • CompTIA Linux+ 

  • CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CySA+) 

  • CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP) 

  • CompTIA Pentest+ 

  • CompTIA A+ 

  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) 

  • CompTIA Server+  

  • GSEC – Security Essentials 

  • GCIH – Incident Handler 

  • GCIA – Intrusion Analyst 

  • GCFA – Forensic Analyst 

  • GPEN – Penetration 

  • GWAPT – Web Application Penetration Tester 

  • GCFE – Forensic Examiner 

  • CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker 

  • CHFI – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator 

  • CSA – EC Council Certified SOC Analyst (Previously ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst) 

  • ECIH – EC-Council Certified Incident Handler 

  • CNDA – Certified Network Defense Architect 

These are the preferred qualifications for this role…

  • ITIL Foundation Certification

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 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 


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

Original Posting Date:


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.

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.

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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