The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a Cyber Operations Countermeasures Technician who will be a member of the DISA Pacific Network Assurance (NA) Team (DISA GSM-O Program) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Work closely with Government counterparts to provide guidance within the Cyber Security Service Provider area. Provide CND reports, trends, responses, mitigations, and analysis & information dissemination. Provide C2 support, situational awareness support, provide leadership & support for all CND applicable activities within Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover. Work as a technical leader within the CSSP Team, responsible for maintaining the integrity & security of enterprise-wide systems & networks. Provide technical leadership to CND Teams supporting security initiatives through predictive & reactive analysis, and by articulating emerging trends to leadership & staff.
Direct and track enterprise countermeasure actions and assess the effectiveness of countermeasures on an ongoing basis.
Analyze high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, PCAP), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
Understand the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
Review threat data and develop custom signatures for Open Source IDS or other custom detection capabilities. Correlate actionable security events from various sources.
Collaborate with team members and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create and validate countermeasures in accordance with (IAW) the DoDIN boundary defense posture.
Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN.
Interface with Government counterparts, both CONUS & OCONUS, along with Leidos and sub team members.
Install, configure & monitor CND security-relevant network components.
Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of related experience; cyber courses/certifications or DISA customer experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
DoD-8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent).
Must possess a CSSP-Analyst certification within 180 days of your start date.
Experience supporting and/or leading CND or related teams.
Experience working CND duties (e.g., Protect, Defend, Respond, and Recover).
Experience working with DoD / Government Leaders at all levels.
Must have an active DoD Top Secret security clearance to start on the program.
IAM Level III Certification (GSLC, CISM, CISSP).
At least one other IA certification completed, i.e., SSCP, CSIH, GCIA, GCIH or CEH.
UNIX Administrative skills.
Command Line Scripting skills (PERL, python, shell scripting) to automate analysis task.
Knowledge of hacker tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP).
Conduct malware analysis.
Demonstrated hands on experience with various static and dynamic malware analysis tool.
Knowledge of advanced threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP)
Understanding of software exploits.
Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
Comprehensive understanding of common Windows APIs and ability.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$4000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
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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