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Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to FEMA networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to FEMA 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 FEMA SOC is responsible for the overall security of FEMA Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The DHS FEMA SOC Program has a critical need for a Tier 1 Cyber Security Analyst. This is a full time position based in Bluemont, VA (Mount Weather). This position does not have Telecommuting Options and is 24x7 support (shifts).
The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of cyber threats, information security, security monitoring, threat detection, incident response, and incident handling (NIST SP 800-61). The candidate should be familiar with conducting security monitoring in a SIEM such as Splunk, ArcSight, McAfee ESM, or other like-tools. The candidate must be familiar with TCP/IP ports and protocols, IDS/IPS systems, and basic incident handling and response concepts.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Requires BS degree and 2 years of relevant experience in Cyber Security or additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
Minimum of a current Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain TS/SCI
In addition to specific clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security FEMA SOC employees are required to have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.
Must have a recognized security certifications like Security+ ,CEH, or SANS Certification or equivalent other industry certifications, background and knowledge.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
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 39,000 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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