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Job #: R-00053562
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) 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 SOC 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 SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication

Leidos has an immediate need for a Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) Implementation Task Lead to join our DHS Team. The ideal SOAR Implementation lead is someone who is process driven, efficient, and strives to remove tedium from daily workflows.

The SOAR Implementation Lead will:

  • Create custom software implementation plans for various customers.

  • Creating plans/approaches to resolve software issues during the implementation process

  • Review and support the development of SOC/Incident Response and Remediation Playbooks

  • Be the central point of contact for the implementation team to include all coordination, tracking, and execution of the implementation process

  • Identify requirements for each customer and guide them through the implementation process

  • Promote the teams capabilities and skills to make recommendations to customers to ensure success at the highest level

  • Communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.

  • Identify and recommend adjustments that will support the improvement of the implementation process

  • Provide status reports to the customers and program manager as requested

  • Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of programs.

  • Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.

  • Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices

Minimum Requirements include:

  • The candidate must be able to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance as is required for all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees in order to support this program.

  • Bachelors degree 12 to 15 years of experience of prior relevant experience

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Team player that works well in collaborative situations and autonomous environments

  • A solid background in Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and Incident Response (IR) processes and procedures

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable verbally, in writing, and designing supporting network diagrams/illustrations as necessary

  • A strong understanding of modern cybersecurity technologies and methodologies, including:

  • Deploying and integrating such platforms

  • Consulting on best-practices for SOC/IR functions

  • Developing and implementing automation and orchestration capabilities to streamline operations

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

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 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.

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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