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Job #: R-00024643
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos' Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a full time Information Security Analyst to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data Center program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate, maintain, manage, tune, and upgrade the Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) software and hardware environment.
  • Support the Incident Response Team by identifying security incidents, policy violations, and malicious code detected through daily log analysis.
  • Correlate security incidents against vulnerability scans, and perform the appropriate remediation.
  • Create, manage, and maintain new and modified Incident Response management plans and procedures.
  • Create, manage, and maintain all SIEM Dashboards to show current threats, identify non- standard patterns, and give a point in time view of the security posture of the network.
  • Create, manage, and maintain an SOP, SCP, installation guide, and CONOPS.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in Security Incident and Event Management process and tools.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining SOP, SCP, and CONOPS documents.
  • Experience in applying an enterprise-wide set of disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and construction of information systems on an enterprise-wide basis or across a major sector of the enterprise.
  • Experience performing process and data modeling in support of the planning and analysis efforts using both manual and automated tools.
  • Experience applying reverse engineering and re-engineering disciplines to develop migration strategic and planning documents.
  • Experience provide technical guidance in software engineering techniques and automated support tools.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with the following tools (or equivalents): Splunk, EnCase Enterprise, Forensic Toolkit, other industry-proven open-source toolkits for investigations, ServiceNow.
  • Working knowledge of System Network & Security Monitoring tools for management of high availability systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of NIST standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active CCNA, CISSP, and Security+ certifications  
  • Familiarity with Cloud Computing, and Compute/Storage technologies (virtualization)
  • Familiarity with PACKIT tool and with the MITRE ATT&CK framework

Education and Years of Experience:

BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust. Must be eligible for Tier 4 – Sensitive High Risk


Yes, 10% of the time

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Info 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

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