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Job #: R-00037821
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Cyber Security Research and Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Cyber Analyst with Counterintelligence and/or Insider Threat experience.  Candidate will support the FAA Defensive Counterintelligence and Insider Threat Programs. This position will be located in the Washington DC area, with possible travel to other locations in the National Capital Region (NCR).  Additionally, this position may require up to 25% travel outside of the NCR.  Candidate must have a current TOP SECRET // SCI clearance

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Conduct cyber analysis to identify indicators of insider threats and threats from foreign intelligence entities seeking to exploit FAA personnel and systems; prepare and present analysis in the form of briefings and/or reports to government client; recommend mitigation strategies.  Deliver products that are timely, actionable, and are conductive to the protection of information. 

Access and integrate information from agency network monitoring tools and other data analytics tools and sources to decipher underlying trends or uncover anomalies and discern obscure patterns and attributes; triage information, and elevate anomalous events of a counterintelligence or insider threat concern. 

Perform inquiries/investigate anomalies that may have a CI or Insider Threat nexus; collaborate with security, investigative, and intelligence entities, as appropriate.

Produce written information to support products such as Intelligence Information Reports (IIR), reports of investigation, analytical reports, and other similar products.

Provide analytic case support to investigations, administrative or security inquiries, CI risk assessments, Insider Threat assessments, adjudicative assessments and 811 counterespionage referrals to external Federal Law Enforcement agencies. Document all referral activities in written products and reports. 

Respond to requests for information in support of other offices with security functions within the FAA.

Leverage available tools to conduct network asset discovery and network traffic analysis. 

Leverage automated tools and network analytics to identify malicious activities within the network.

Understand indicators of compromise (IOC) identifying potential insider threat activity and respond accordingly. 


Minimum 5 years demonstrated counterintelligence and/or insider threat experience in the cyber domain.  Bachelor’s degree desired.

Must present professional appearance, demeanor, acumen, respectfulness, and the ability to work well with others in a team environment.

Certificate of completion in one of the following certified Department of Defense courses is strongly preferred: Counterintelligence Agent, Intelligence Analysis or Human Intelligence, or Insider Threat.

Must have experience with IC agencies and organizations' missions, intelligence products and database systems.

Must be proficient in properly marking classified documents, adhering to disparate classifications of data, and handling of classified information across domains.

Must have knowledge of IC agencies and organizations' missions, intelligence products, and database systems.

Demonstrated ability to perform pattern, trend, and link analysis based on analysis of intelligence reporting, message traffic, other data sources, and collaboration with other intelligence analysts, intelligence collectors, and investigators.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.

Familiarity with network tools such as Splunk, Arcsight, RSA Netwitness Endpoint. 

Must have an active Top Secret with SCI eligibility.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% of the time

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Cyber Security Research and Development


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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