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Job #: R-00036106
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Hybrid Tier Three Cyber Security Analyst and Cyber Security Engineer position at the U.S. Mint.

The primary mission of the United States Mint is to serve the American people by manufacturing and distributing circulating, precious metal and collectible coins and national medals, and providing security over assets entrusted to us.

Its cyber security program is one of the United States Mint’s critical needs and one of the most pressing priorities for the bureau’s Information Technology Department (ITD). The Information Technology Department is responsible for securing not only standard information technology infrastructure, but also an Industrial Control System (ICS)/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) infrastructure. ISD is responsible for maintaining regulations and requirements governing federal IT security, addressing the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks, and supporting an overarching effort of continuous organizational improvement and maturity. ITD maintains a continuous monitoring policy and a heightened focus on cyber security compliance and operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The operating environment at the US Mint has matured such that a hybrid Tier Three Cyber Security Analyst and Cyber Security Engineer position has developed. 

The role of the Hybrid Tier Three Cyber Security Analyst and Cyber Security Engineer combines existing elements of each current US Mint SOC Tier Three Cyber Security Analyst and Cyber Security Engineer labor categories. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

Shall have more than five (5) years of experience working within an enterprise operations environment with a focus on cyber security

Must have extensive experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources

Provides guidance and mentorship to others in the US Mint cyber threat analysis and operations center

Evaluates, interprets, and integrates all sources of information

Fuses computer-network attack analysis with counterintelligence and law enforcement investigations

Supports detection, containment, and eradication of advanced persistent threats (APTs) targeting customer networks

Must be able to perform security tools maintenance as required

Collaborates with other Government cyber-fusion teams

Publishes intelligence products to inform network defenders about advanced persistent threat (APT) activities, new detection methods: among other topics of interest

Supports multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture

Applies cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to an architectural framework

Provides broad based experience and applies the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development

CLEARANCE

Must be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Certifications: 

SANS: GCIH; GCIA     SEI: CSIH    CCNP    CCNA-Security   MCSE

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Must have Nine (9) years of experience; with five (5) years of experience concentration in Cyber Security; Monitoring and Detection; or Cyber Intelligence Analysis – Tier 3.

Is required to have three (3) – seven (7) years of experience in incident detection and response

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

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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