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Job #: R-00038297
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is anticipating future needs for Cyber security Specialists with Palo Alto experience. The start date for this opportunity is to be determined. If you would like to be considered for future opportunities please apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the IOSS mission.  The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology (IT) Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO) is to support One VA world-class service to Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, highly available, and cost-effective information technology services. IO support helps to provide critical services focusing on consistent availability of Veteran-facing applications and quick delivery of benefits for Veterans

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, configure, tune, and customize features in Palo Alto.
  • Keep security tools tuned and coordinated with the necessary security posture within ITOPS.
  • Analyze current security tools and datacenter environments to ensure all security environments needing attention get the attention required per policy and customization needed.
  • Act as a Palo Alto enterprise Subject Matter Expert
  • Responsible for maintaining a wide variety of data sources and application logs
  • Perform data mining and analysis, using various query and reporting methods
  • Solve/troubleshoot complex integration challenges and configuration issues
  • Handle critical/important day-to-day Change Order management and ITOPS IO project involvement
  • Handle current and future security tool architecture design
  • Design, configure, and tune features in CISCO Sourceforge

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline plus 10 years of experience is required. 18 years of experience may be substituted for education.
  • Expertise in design, configuration, tuning, and customizing features in Palo Alto. 
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of Palo Alto Panorama, IPS, Wildfire, and other Palo Alto features. 
  • Expertise in Palo Alto VPN’s
  • Expertise in Palo Alto log forwarding for correlation and SIEM use. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline plus 10 years of experience is required. An additional 8 years of experience may be substituted for education.
  • US Citizen with ability to obtain public trust clearance. Federal government requirement.
  • Strong technical, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving, research and follow-up skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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