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Job #: R-00002389
Location: Clarksburg, WV
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a cyber tools engineer specialist to support the NOAA SOC deployment activities, a multi-year, global effort to improve the NOAA's security posture and provide enhanced security capabilities and analytics by centralizing and virtualizing network security into regional stacks rather than locally distributed appliances.

Job Description:

Provide tier 2 support for the network security tools in the SOC. In this capacity you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports the active and passive Computer Network Defense (CND) tools deployed in NOAA SOC and DOC ESOC environments. Build, integrate, and test prototypes and final implementations in the SOC and support the deployment into production.

You will also integrate with other technical teams, with SOC personnel, with vendor technical support personnel, and with technical representatives from SOC services.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Review and provide inputs on overall systems and detailed engineering plans for cyber security tools
• Provide analysis and support for the architecture and design of search, investigation, logging, and forensics capture applications used in the SOC.
• Build, integrate, and test prototypes and final implementations in the SOC.
• Deploy the systems into production.
• Provide operational support of the CND tool suite as needed.
• Provide incident response support. Investigate computer and information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems
• Receive notification of an issue from SOC, triage the incident, collaborate with appropriate stakeholders and team members. Provide overall assessment back to the customer
• Act as the senior subject matter expert on one or more security tools for interactions and support with other teams

Requires BS degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
• Experience with installing and configuring software
• A good understanding server construction, configuration, and maintenance
• Experience with building and maintaining systems in a virtual environment
• Experience with automation techniques and scripting in one or more of the following:
• Bash
• PowerShell
• Perl
• Experience with Windows-based systems
• Good understanding of networking concepts, i.e., routing, switching, IP addressing, and Internet routing protocols
• Experience with identifying and mitigating security incidents
• Good written and oral communications skills

• Prior experience as a network intrusion analyst or Security Operations Center analyst.
• Experience configuring and maintaining systems in a multi-tenant environment

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Cyber Security


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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