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Job #: R-00029715
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Security Infrastructure Engineer at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA.


POSITION SUMMARY:
This person will serve as a the Security Infrastructure Engineer on the Joint Service Provider (JSP) Security Infrastructure team. This position will lead deployment, configuration, testing, and evaluation of current and emerging cybersecurity technologies. This role will work very closely with the Security Infrastructure Technical Lead to implement best practices for system management as well as to drive innovation in support of JSP Defensive Cyber Operation’s mission-critical, defensive cyber operations.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Assist Security Infrastructure team in conducting daily maintenance and support activities.

•Provide expertise in addressing high-priority tasks and outages.

•Assist in creation and upkeep of network and elevation diagrams for all managed security equipment

•Conduct demonstrations, proof-of-concept and pilot deployments, and tests of potential equipment and upgrades.

•Provide assistance to junior administrators, as needed.

•Provide recommendations to contractor and government leadership on ways to improve the security infrastructure


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of professional experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
•5+ years of cybersecurity related experience
•3+ years of technical experience deploying and maintaining cybersecurity tools, especially network defense capabilities
•Must have certifications that satisfy DoD-8570 IAT Level II and CSSP Infrastructure Support upon start.
•Demonstrated experience with deploying, configuring, maintaining, patching, troubleshooting, and upgrading cybersecurity infrastructure and capabilities.
•Demonstrated knowledge of network traffic and communications, including known ports and services.
•Hands-on experience with the Windows and Linux operating system and their respective command line interfaces and scripting shells.   
•Demonstrated experience with researching and fielding new and innovative technology
•Must be Top Secret – Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Eligible (DIA Adjudicated or capable of reciprocal acceptance by DIA)


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Experience with automation and orchestration frameworks (ex. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
•Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
•Hands-on experience as a SOC analyst.
•Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats (internal and external), attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
•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, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

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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