Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Sr. Cyber Defense Analyst Lead on the DISA GSM-O program in Columbus, OH.
Provides strategic oversight over specific mission areas for DISA and the Department of Defense. Responsible for training analysts on the specific requirements and tools of their associated mission space, reporting, process improvement and customer interaction. Works with the Network Assurance Watch Officer (NAWO) and the Cyber Security Watch Officer (CSWO) to ensure streamlined delivery of Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) services. Conducts tasks and activities as assigned from the Government Operations Lead.
• Oversee and support Security Analysts to conduct security event monitoring.
• Liaison with customers to ensure the organization is meeting its levels of support.
• Incident Response and Security event management. Review operation and threat reports to determine improvement opportunities.
• Determine need for new processes and procedures.
• Complete security metrics and quarterly reporting.
•Bachelor's degree and more than 8+ years of prior relevant experience; additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
• Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
•DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP, SANS GSEC prior to starting.
•DoD 8570 CSSP-A level Certification such as CEH, CySA+, GCIA or other certification is required within 180 days of hire.
•Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain and an ability to think and work independently.
•Strong written and oral communications skills and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
•Willing to perform shift work.
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be able to possess a Top-Secret w/ SCI clearance.
•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 CSSP Analyst Certifications (CEH), CySA+, etc.
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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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