Leidos has a career opportunity for a Cyber Network Defense Analyst at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC.
The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Operation at Leidos currently has an opening for a Cyber Network Defense Analyst to work at the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Our team supports our customer’s mission to protect the Presidential Information Technology Community networked systems and services from cyber threats, as a 24x7, mission critical operation. We are looking for a self-starter that is capable of independently performing their daily tasks, but also works well within a team that requires significant coordination and inter-team communication.
-Computer network incident detection and response activities to detect, correlate, identify and characterize anomalous activity that may be indicative of threats to the enterprise.
-Monitors various security tools and applications for possible malicious activities, investigate any associated alerts or indicators, and develop recommendations for a course of action, including mitigation strategies if required.
-Requires good technical writing skills as each event, including the associated analysis, must be documented in a ticketing system so that it can be reviewed and acted on appropriately.
-Requires good communication skills as we are collocated with our customer and regular face-to-face interaction is required throughout the day. Handles complex issues raised by the customer, and appropriately raises issues to the customer requiring their attention.
-Positively influences the performance of the team by improving processes and procedures.
-Ensures that all system checks are performed in a timely manner and all documentation is complete and accurate. This applies not only to their own work, but includes a responsibility to ensure that other team members on their shift are doing this as well.
-Takes a significant role in mentoring incoming and less experienced team members to improve their knowledge and performance.
-Is capable of taking responsibility for one or more contract deliverables if asked to do so.
-Develops a rapport with the customer and is recognized as a trustworthy subject matter expert.
• Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
• Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II (or Level III) Certification (e.g. Sec+ CE)
• Must have a DoD 8570 CSSP Analyst Certification (e.g. CEH, CySA+, GCIA), OR able to obtain one within 180 days of starting.
• Must have a DoD 8570 CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification (e.g. CEH, CySA+, SSCP), OR able to obtain one within 180 days of starting.
• Must have strong computing system knowledge, particularly networking, including a knowledge of communication protocols and familiarity with common computing security elements such as IDS/IPS systems and firewalls.
• Must be able to pass Yankee White clearance processing prior to start.
• Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance.
• Prior CND experience.
• Monitoring of intrusion detection and computer defense appliances and applications, and analysis of associated alerts.
• Documenting analysis and providing response recommendations.
• Experience reviewing system logs and pcap analysis.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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