Are you someone concerned with the security of our nation? Are you driven to protect and serve? Are you skilled in cyber defense? Then Leidos is the place for you. We are ensuring our nation's security in a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security. Our partnership focuses on the DHS Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services Program where we provide around the clock cyber support focusing on some our nation's toughest threats. This is a highly visible cyber security single-award IDIQ vehicle that provides security operations center (SOC) support, cyber analysis, application development, and a 24x7x365 support staff.
Leidos has an immediate need for a cyber security engineer to support the DHS Enterprise SOC Program. This engineer will be a self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment, and the ability to coordinate multiple,
concurrent tasks in an effective manner.
This engineer will have responsibility for participating in security engineering tasks that will:
create technology roadmaps; evaluate technology options for the evolution of the DHS ESOC; conduct risk assessments; make proposals for
lower cost solutions; creating and making training presentations to staff; and participate in the SOC transformation efforts to next generation capabilities.
Must have the ability to implement standard procedures for intrusion and related cyber incident response.
Conducts research and document threats and their behavior to include monitoring internal and external cyber threat intelligence sources.
Provide recommendations to threat mitigation strategies.
Good teamwork with other senior and junior subject matter experts is an expectation. Excellent communication and writing skills are a requirement for this position as crisp and accurate communication with Senior Leadership will be required.
A Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 4 to 8 years of relevant IT/cyber technical/systems engineering or related experience is required or a Masters degree with 2 years of prior relevant experience. Previous experience with DHS is desirable but not required.
Experience with one or more of the following is highly desirable: APT, IOC, Netwitness, Splunk, ArcSight, FireEye, BlueCoat, OpenStack, RSA/Archer, JIRA,
TICs, security policies, firewalls, Routers, Palo Alto, and others.
Desired Skills: One or more of RHCSA/RHCE and CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.
Security Clearance : Active TS
In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting DHS must obtain Suitability Clearance.
Location: Washington, DC - across from Metro; or at CBP HQ