Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst for the DISA Global Network Assurance Team on the DISA GSM-O program in Columbus, OH.
Provide cybersecurity services for Department of Defense networks. As part of incident investigation, analyze threat intelligence, correlate actionable security events, and review network traffic alerts to identify compromises in DoD customer networks or hosts. Utilize alerts from endpoints, IDS/IPS, netflow, and custom sensors to identify compromises on customer networks/endpoints. Review massive log files, pivot between data sets, and provide evidence for incident investigations. Perform incident reporting in accordance with DoD requirements. This position requires shift work. There are three available shifts where you can state your preference: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, and 11pm-7am.
•Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats.
•Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.
•Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.
•Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.
•Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience;additional related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
•Must have active 8570 IAT II Certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start on the program.
•Must obtain CSSP-A 8570 Certification within 6 months and maintain certification throughout assignment on GSMO to remain on contract.
•Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
•Knowledge of malware and other threats targeting large government enterprises.
•Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.
•Willing to perform shift work.
•Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.
•CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
•Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
•Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
•Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
•In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk, Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).
•Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.
•Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
•Unix/Linux command line experience.
•Scripting and programming experience.
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
•Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.
•Existing 8570 CND Analyst Certifications (CEH).
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 33,000 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.
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