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Job #: R-00042566
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Do you want to grow your career and be part of a team solving critical challenges that affect the world?  Then Leidos is the place for you!

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cyber Defense Forensics Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise.  The DHS CDF has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component CDF. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication. 

The DHS CBP CDF Program has a critical need for an Insider Threat Team Lead (aka Data Protection and Monitoring Team). This is a full time funded position based in Alexandria, VA. This position does not have Telecommuting Options.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced understanding of multiple Operating Systems, monitoring and detection techniques and methods, and Incident Response Lifecycle. The candidate must be familiar with the operation of common protocols, network intrusion detection systems, and endpoint detection and response tools. Experience using PowerShell, Python, or Bash to automate common tasks is highly preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Insider Threat Team and mentor junior SOC Staff.

  • Conduct investigations by analyzing and verifying information utilizing log analysis, digital evidence collection and forensic procedures.

  • Use Network and Host based tools to monitor and detect potential threats and unauthorized activity across Windows, Unix, Cloud, and Mobile devices.

  • Perform forensic and memory analysis on Windows, Unix, Mobile, and Cloud devices and infrastructure.

  • Develop and update security content such as IDS signatures. SIEM queries, alerts, and dashboards, Standard Operating Procedures, and other detection and mitigation measures.

  • Identify network visibility and technology gaps to make recommendations to improve the organizations overall security posture.

  • Automate procedures and develop code to eliminate repetitive manual tasks.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with other entities within and outside the SOC.

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.  When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field and 8 of professional experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics or a Masters Degree with 6 years of experience.  

  • Minimum of a current Secret Clearance. In addition to specific clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.

  • Between 1-2 years of experience in two or more of these specialized areas:

  • Insider Threat

  • Digital media forensic

  • Monitoring and detection

  • Incident Response

Security+ Certification or equivalent in industry certification, background and knowledge.

SANS GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GCIA, or GMON certifications highly preferred.

Experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with counterintelligence and law enforcement investigations. Experience leading small cyber teams, mentoring junior staff.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

  

About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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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