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Job #: R-00027248
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Division is currently seeking a Forensic Data Loader to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

Candidates must meet Data Loader ﴾IAT I﴿ minimums plus:

This position requires and active TS/SCI Polygraph security clearance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide technical support to the SIGINT Forensics Center ﴾SFC﴿, Strategic Technology and Advanced Concepts ﴾STAAC﴿ Division. Support shall include loading data from various computer media into the SFC's local storage system; entering background data in the SFC's internal database; and initiating automated processing scripts.

Responsibilities include: • Initiate Forensics processing scripts ﴾run via Linux command line﴿ • Input and/or update background data in the internal SFC tracking database • Initiate automated processing for SFC tracking database • Copy images from a server to local storage • Troubleshoot and communicate with customers if data is corrupted or incompatible • Most work is during core business hours of normal business days; after hours surge efforts and on‐call efforts. • Performs research on current and future technology trends • Identifies and analyzes new technologies and methods to assist near‐term and medium‐term Strategic technology development Initiatives

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree and Two plus ﴾2+﴿ years of Systems Administration experience, with preferably one year of experience with systems administration in a Linux environment. The candidate shall have technical experience/knowledge of shell script development and debugging, VMWare and/or virtual box, backup methods and backup formats. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Candidate must meet all qualifications associated with Sections C3,T1. And C3.T2. of DoD Directive 8570.01‐M entitled “Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program." by February 6, 2019.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience using Linux command line interface • Understanding of file systems ﴾concept of files/folders/symbolic links/permissions,, commands like “file" + “mount", what is FAT/NTFS/etc﴿ •

Able to write basic shell scripts ﴾e.g. bash, csh, etc﴿, ﴾create some variables, pass them as parameters to system commands and PERL scripts﴿

Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communications skill • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently or under general direction • General application and operating system trouble shooting experience • Must be detail‐oriented These skills are a plus: • Understanding of Windows files systems •

Experience debugging PERL ﴾at least enough to figure out what input parameters are needed in case the original instructions for how to call the PERL code aren't completely right﴿ •

Experience with open source or COTS forensics tools like eNcase, FTKImager, TestDisk, other things on • Knowledge of SIGINT Forensics Center • Must possess strong analytic skills

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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

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