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Job #: R-00027913
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Job Summary

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Cyber Security SME to support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Information Technology (IT) program.  The Army Corps of Engineers – Information Technology (ACE-IT) provides secure enterprise-wide IT and information management support services to more than 40,000 USACE end users located throughout the Continental U.S. (CONUS) and outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS). ACE-IT is the enterprise IT service delivery team for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, supporting mission requirements using a site-specific support model aligned along the USACE Regional Business Centers.

Job Brief

ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services. The Cyber Security SME is a Virtual position.

Cyber Security SME Responsibilities

Include:

  • Performs as the Senior Technical SME in area of Cyber Security
  • Incorporates threat intelligence into countermeasures to detect and prevent intrusions and malware infestation
  • Identifies threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures and based on indicators develops custom signatures and blocks
  • Interacts with the ACE-IT CIRT for incident response, recovery, and prevention
  • Interacts with the ACE-IT SOC and NOC personnel to maximize cyber threat prevention measures, enhance audit and logging standards, and enforce and monitor effective cyber security policies and configurations and security event management within the logging and SIEM infrastructure
  • Implement the core Security Intelligence Center (SIC) concepts (SOC vs. SIC, Cyber Kill Chain, APT)
  • Have a strong understanding of the enterprise network and how each component contributes to Security Intelligence
  • Have a strong understanding of the tools & techniques necessary to efficiently identify trends and extract indicators from large data sources
  • Understand and employ the Cyber Kill Chain
  • Know the importance how to be in control of the adversary’s intrusion steps
  • Know how to identify and create mitigation for the Cyber Kill Chain grid
  • Understand the concept of APT
  • Understand what makes APT different than traditional cyber threats
  • Know examples of specific intrusion techniques used by APT adversaries
  • Recognize what you’ll need to know to prevent or identify APT intrusions
  • Understand key networking concepts relevant to the Security Intelligence process
  • Understand key forensics and incident response concepts critical to the Security Intelligence process
  • Understand and work with various categories of electronic evidence including media, email, and networks
  • Study the detection and prevention of intrusion and attacks
  • Understand structured digital evidence collection and evaluation
  • Understand concepts of packet analysis
  • Examine different methods of policy creation, implement a security policy and create a policy document
  • Navigate the command line using specific expressions to manipulate data
  • Handle and organize disparate data about detections, attacks, and attackers
  • Discovery techniques and vetting of new intelligence
  • Build better actionable intelligence from data

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college in an IT related field and 4 to 8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Must have at least one of the following current certifications to satisfy DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III:
    • CISSP
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security
    • CASP+ CE
  • US Citizenship and possess a current/active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance
  • Experience with Computer network defense technologies and Cyber Kill Chain
  • Experience with Threat actor TTP and indicator identification using large data sources
  • Work well under pressure with differing levels of Management
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and communications
  • Exposure to other network monitoring systems and IT Service Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DoD, Army and/or USACE customers
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to effectively translate and communicate complex technical information and risk to all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Work well under pressure with differing levels of Team Members and Management
  • Experience with classified and unclassified networks
  • Customer Service Focused - deliver sustained high levels of customer satisfaction

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% 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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