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Job #: R-00132340
Location: Remote, US
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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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! 


The Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced Security Engineer to join our growing team to help design, implement, and maintain a Microsoft Sentinel SIEM/SOAR SOC solution to protect our clients’ digital assets and informationThis role requires a deep knowledge of network security, security event management, incident response, and a strong understanding of the latest security threats and technologies. 

The Role:

  • Understand and utilize Threat Intelligence in the creation, planning, and leading of Threat Hunt actions.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including network, endpoint, security, and IT operations to understand and translate customer requirements and expectations into actionable plans.

  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation of SOC design, architecture, and processes for client reference.

  • Provide training and support to SOC analysts and other team members on the use of tools, processes, and procedures. 

  • Assist in the creation of incident response plans, threat management processes, and security policies in alignment with client requirements. 

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity trends, threat intelligence, and best practices to ensure SOC is well equipped to response to emerging threats. 

  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the SOC. 

  • Assist in incident response actions when required. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think critically and adapt to evolving situations. 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences. 


What Sets You Apart:  

  • A Bachelor's degree or minimum of 4 years prior relevant experience.

  • Ability to obtain public trust clearance. 

  • In-depth knowledge of MS Sentinel. 

  • Experience configuring log sources, normalizing data, and managing threat intelligence feeds. 

  • Strong understanding of threat detection, incident response, and SOAR concepts. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders. 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 


  • Understanding of M-21-31 requirements, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CISA Incident and Vulnerability Playbooks, and CISA BOD requirements such as BOD 22-01. 

  • Understanding of a variety of both network and end point defenses. 

  • Experience developing Threat Hunt action planning and Incident Response. 

  • Experience configuring UEBA to enhance the SOC’s ability to identify anomalous behaviors. 

  • Experience using python and AI/ML frameworks for cyber analytics.

  • Experience establishing effective SOC metrics, alarms, reports and dashboards. 

  • Experience with security aspects of M365, Azure, the use of ServiceNow and ServiceNow workflows, and CISA CDM tools. 

  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft SC-200. 

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 $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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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