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Job #: R-00013736
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solution Ops under Defense and Intelligence Sector of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Vulnerability Researcher Analyst with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

SUMMARY: Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does vulnerability analysis pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Looking for an exciting opportunity? We are seeking a motivated individual to work in a dynamic environment providing vulnerability assessments and mitigations on a variety of emerging technologies. The work will leverage your ability to deconstruct and tear-down a variety of hardware and software, focusing on a new device/technology approximately every 30 days. The candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to take initiative in the work.

The Vulnerability Analysts identify vulnerabilities and attacks to the design and operation of a system. They compare and contrast various system attack techniques and develop effective defensive mitigations. Additionally, System Vulnerability Analysts produce formal and informal reports, briefings, and perspectives of actual and potential attacks against the systems or missions being studied.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Requires BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience.
  • 8 years of general experience as a systems analyst.
  • 5 of experience in systems analysis, engineering design, and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, or the use of high-level programming languages.

    The optimal candidate is someone with strong problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and who has knowledge or experience in several of the following areas:
  • defending against and/or mitigating system vulnerabilities, including at the infrastructure, host and enterprise levels
  • intrusion detection and incident response
  • network operating systems and network data/traffic analysis
  • scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python)
  • software reverse engineering
  • virtualization
  • vulnerability detection and analysis
  • packet analysis
  • malicious code analysis


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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