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) Developer to join our DHS Team. The ideal SOAR Developer is someone who is process driven, efficient, and strives to remove tedium from daily workflows. The SOAR Developer will:
Author, test, and maintain automation scripts/workflows within SOAR platform
Design, implement, and maintain efficient and reusable Python code
Review, debug, and resolve technical issues throughout all stages of SDLC
Integrate SOAR platform with other security tools and APIs to execute automated workflows
Coordinate with System Administrators, Engineers, and ISSOs to provision service accounts and/or grant required permissions
Assist with process development and process improvement for Security Operations to include creation/modification of SOPs, Playbooks, and Work instructions
Measure effectiveness of process improvement and automation efforts via metrics and KPIs
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Have expert proficiency with Python
Experience with SOAR platforms such as Swimlane, Phantom, Demisto, etc
Experience as a SOC Analyst and/or Incident Responder
Authored SOC SOPs, playbooks, work instructions and/or other process documents
Familiarity with Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL) and/or Elastic Domain Specific Language (DSL)
General networking knowledge to include operation of routers, firewalls, DNS, DHCP, subnetting, VPN and Web Proxies
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.
BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security
Should have 2 years of experience serving as a SOC Analyst or Incident Responder
Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
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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