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Job #: R-00054799
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has a current job opportunity for a Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) / Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Ft. Meade, MD.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will support the DISA GSM-O II Task Number 13 (TN13) DCO Support Program. GSM-O II provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and CoCOMs. The selected candidate will provide support for defensive cyber operations activities and will be expected to actively engage with a variety of customers and mission partners.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Active participant in meetings with DISA and mission partner working groups.

  • Participate in higher-level (e.g., USCYBERCOM) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) working groups to impart DISA DCO equities and provide input.

  • Train and mentor other team members.

  • QA/QC products before they are sent to the customer.

  • Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).

  • Evaluate current technologies and processes associated with DISA DCO to identify gaps.

  • Provide requirements and strategies for future cybersecurity operations.

  • Prepare and present senior level briefings to share information and status.

  • Participate in Operational Planning Teams (OPT), track all action items to completion and report back to the Government.

  • Conduct and deliver weekly status updates to customer.

  • Follow up on all taskers and due outs. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 8+ years of applicable combined education and experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Hold DoD-8570 IAM Level 1 baseline certification (Sec+ CE or equivalent) to start and must obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date. 

  • Proficient understanding of the Cybersecurity Framework in regards to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover within the Cyber Security Service Provider construct.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

  • Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.

  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.

  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

  • Foster and encourage a collaborative environment to champion a cybersecurity culture.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

  • Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.

  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.

  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

  • Foster and encourage a collaborative environment to champion a cybersecurity culture.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

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.

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