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Job #: R-00043134
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations.  The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

The DHS CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Tier 1 Attack, Sensing and Warning Analyst (AS&W) who will be working 12 hours shifts:  Either Day Fronts which is  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and alternating weeks, 8 hours on Wednesday or Day Back which is Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 8 hours on alternating Wednesdays.

The Tier 1 Attack, Sensing and Warning Analyst (AS&W) will be supporting these specialized areas:

  • Email security
  • Digital media forensic
  • Monitoring and detection
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability assessment and pen test
  • Cyber intelligence analysis.  
  • Supports detection, containment, and eradication of APT activities targeting customer networks.
  • Will process community reporting, conduct link analysis, and collaborate with other Government cyber fusion teams.   
  • Publish intelligence products to inform network defenders about APT activities, new detection methods, among other topics of interest.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of current Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI Clearance.
  • In addition to specific security clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to have or be favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics.
  • Additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Extensive experience analyzing and synthesizing information with other relevant data sources, providing guidance and mentorship to others in cyber threat analysis and operations, evaluating, interpreting, and integrating all sources of information, and fusing computer network attack analyses with counterintelligence and law enforcement investigations.

In addition, 2 years of specialized experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Email security
  • Digital media forensic
  • Monitoring and detection
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability assessment and pen test
  • Cyber intelligence analysis

Must have at least one of the following certifications:

SANS GIAC: GCED, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFE, GREM, GXPN, GMON or GCIH ISC2 CCFP, CCSP, CISSP CERT CSIH EC Council: CHFI, LPT, ECSA, Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP and OSEE EnCase: EnCE Dod 8570: IAT L3, CNDSP Analyst or IR Carnegie Mellon: CCSIH"

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. Experience with Cyber Kill Chain.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern

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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