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Job #: R-00010140
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Vulnerability Management Analyst supporting the Global Information Grid (GIG) Service Management-Operations (GSM-O) contract at Ft. Meade, MD .

The Vulnerability Management Analyst will support the analysis of software/hardware vulnerabilities and the impact those vulnerabilities will have to DoD systems. In addition they will utilize this expertise to identify priority level for vulnerability fix actions and contribute to the mitigation strategies that can be implemented prior to the release of a vendor fix action. They will understand the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors and methods of exploitation and have specialized knowledge in computer network theory and understand IT standards, including the OSI model, and the methods of exploiting those standards.

The candidate will support GSMO Task Order 30

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Establish communications with vendors for the release of newly identified vulnerabilities and to ensure they understand the specialized requirements of DoD information systems.
  • Leverage a specialized understanding of vendor products and fix actions to develop mitigations orders for the identified vulnerabilities.
  • Compile daily, weekly and annual vulnerability metrics associated with affected and non-affected DoD products.
  • Utilize tracking tools to upload information for DoD component consumption and vulnerability compliance tracking.
  • Create situational awareness products to provide DoD components with detailed information related to vulnerabilities and appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Identify, analyze, and develop mitigation or remediation actions for system and network vulnerabilities.
  • Prioritize identified vulnerabilities based upon severity, potential operational impact, and other factors for DoD.
  • Conduct open source research to identify and analyze known and unknown vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze issues affecting DoD components with vendor provided fixes and contact the appropriate vendor for a defined and attainable solution.
  • Conduct coordination with DISA/FSO, DoD CC/S/A/FA, Intelligence Agencies, LE, US Government organizations.
  • Provide notification of potential threats by tracking vulnerabilities and exploits, propagation of worms and viruses as they migrate throughout DoD and globally.
  • Develop, document, and convey IAVM operational requirements to enhance capabilities to identify, track, and remediate system and network vulnerabilities as well as for a real-time patch management capability.
  • Monitor the progress of internal and external organizations to ensure IAVM operational requirements are fulfilled for Government review.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance and eligible for polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree + 4-8 years of related experience
  • Previous tools experience working with ArcSight, Splunk, PCAP, JIMS or equivalent toolsets.
  • Technical understanding in some of the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication installation, or malware types), or intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, or open source information collection)
  • Experience in an Operations Center providing Senior Leaders specified reports based on information received from supporting units.
  • Have working knowledge of threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis.
  • Critical/logical thinking skills
  • Experience working with the Intelligence Community and priority intelligence requirements
  • Advanced communications and presentations skills (verbal and written) enabling precise conveyance of information across all CC/S/A/FA with command and proper enunciation of the English language


Preferred Qualifications
  • CISSP
  • DoD 8570 Requirements IAM Level III
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified


GSMO
External Referral Eligible

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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