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Job #: R-00023768
Location: Stuttgart
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? Leidos has established positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement of AFRICOM’s mission objectives. Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Cyber Security Analyst.  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS.  

About the role:

The Cyber Security Analyst will provide technical expertise to support the Combatant Command (CCMD) cybersecurity program and its functions IAW current architectures which includes all hardware and software tools and sensors from perimeter to endpoint.  Provides Information Security Controls and guidelines to nodes and network management systems. Maintains network/system access and password controls. Collates and analyzes audit trail data. Reviews security threats and determines/implements effective countermeasures IAW established policies/regulations/directives. Analyzes network or system changes/re-configurations for security impacts (performs risk analysis/assessment). Test and evaluate software security patches and security related configuration changes for compatibility with the current baseline and resolve any conflicts prior to deployment. Monitor implemented security controls and report status. Perform periodic and on-demand scans for vulnerabilities and unauthorized software on all CCMD assets using provided tools and provide results for review. Maintain scanning results and develop vulnerability trend results. Compile information and support required cyber evaluations, inspections, assessments, and reporting tasks. Perform incident response actions including, but not limited to, system isolation, data gathering, evidence handling, and reporting. Develop recommendations for counter measures or process improvement based on lessons learned from security incidents. Audit logs and provide reports as required. Other duties as assigned.

Provide exceptional technical expertise to support the Combatant Command (CCMD) cyber security program and its functions IAW current architectures which includes all hardware and software tools and sensors from perimeter to endpoint.  Provides Information Security Controls and guidelines to nodes and network management systems. Maintains network/system access and password controls. Collates and analyzes audit trail data. Reviews security threats and determines/implements effective countermeasures IAW established policies/regulations/directives. Analyzes network or system changes/re-configurations for security impacts (performs risk analysis/assessment). Test and evaluate software security patches and security related configuration changes for compatibility with the current baseline and resolve any conflicts prior to deployment. Monitor implemented security controls and report status. Perform periodic and on-demand scans for vulnerabilities and unauthorized software on all CCMD assets using provided tools and provide results for review. Maintain scanning results and develop vulnerability trend results. Compile information and support required cyber evaluations, inspections, assessments, and reporting tasks. Perform incident response actions including, but not limited to, system isolation, data gathering, evidence handling, and reporting. Develop recommendations for counter measures or process improvement based on lessons learned from security incidents. Audit logs and provide reports as required.

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.  
  • Work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  
  • Interface with both client managers and system users.
  • Operate tools and systems that are required to support the Command's cyber security program.
  • Support to Blue Coat, Splunk, CyberArk, and BitLocker.
  • Conduct Enterprise Logging. Report potential cyber security incidents, perform incident actions, and report status.
  • Support HBSS services.  Provide STIG Assessment.
  • Support ACAS Scanning.
  • Support command security assessments.
  • Assist in the enhancement of AFRICOM's Cyber Threat Capability.
  • Provide focused operations/threat analysis on known intrusion sets.
  • Discover, track, report and fuse global network events of interest.
  • Apply subject matter expertise in adversarial methodologies in the cyber domain, and participate in OPTs.
  • Develop and deliver specific deliverables associated with this support that are identified by the Government to include but not limited to Weekly Reports, Cyber Tippers, Briefings, Network Analytical Reports, ad hoc, and SPOT reports.
  • Provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required.


Required Education and Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 4 years, AA/AS +5 years, major certification +7 years, or 9+ years of recent specialized experience
  • Must hold and maintain active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • DOD 8570 IAM II compliance
  • CEH, CRISC, GSEC
  • Possess working knowledge of supporting Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008-2016 and Windows 10, VMWare vSphere, Solaris 10-11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge in network access control, intrusion prevention and detection systems, firewalls, routers, incident response, information security methods, and risk management
  • Possess in-depth experience with DoD IT security requirements
  • TESA eligibility

Desired Qualifications:

  • ITIL v3 – Foundation
  • Experience with Bluecoat, McAfee HBSS, Splunk, CyberArk and Bitlocker, ACAS
  • Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

CITS3

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Security

Leidos

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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