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Job #: R-00060325
Location: Washington, US
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Treasury team is recruiting for a Cyber Threat Intrusion Analyst to support our customer in the Washington, DC area.

The Threat Analyst is responsible for tasks to include reviewing the Security Information Management (SIM) tool interface, performing daily intrusion detection sensor (IDS) monitoring to ensure that sensors are active, and reviewing alerts and packet-level data collected from intrusion detection sensors on a daily basis.  The individual shall possess experience with network security, experience with vulnerability assessment tools and intrusion detection sensors and specific security certifications if applicable

  • Interpret and compile information received about emerging threats at different classification levels through data feeds from internet security firms, government organizations, private industry and foreign governments into actionable monitoring either by developing custom content or by some other means.
  • Review information from the intelligence community and law enforcement agencies as well as analyze threat information, determine the risk to the Department of the Treasury, and develop and/or recommend mitigations and/or countermeasures.
  • Be able to interpret analytics specific to the identification and detection of data exfiltration, Denial of Service (D/DoS), beaconing, covert channels, policy violations that introduce significant cybersecurity risk, and malicious email senders in order to identify security incidents that impose risk to the Treasury network.
  • Provide support for detection, prevention, and response to threats posed by malicious, negligent or compromised insiders by maintaining in-depth visibility into the Treasury Enterprise and having a means of filtering and prioritizing threat data into concise and actionable intelligence.
  • U. S. Citizen
  • Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance or ability to obtain
  • Bachelor’s degree in an information technology discipline from an accredited college or university is required or 8 years of experience on IT/cybersecurity
  • At least 5 years of experience working in a SOC or similar monitoring center.
  • Well versed in internet communication protocols and shall demonstrate the ability to develop via scripted language or other tools, or the ability to define via comprehensive methodology and analytics that assist in the identification of anomalous activities that might not otherwise be observed through traditional means of detection.
  • Prefer at least one of the following certifications (or similar relevant certification): CASP, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, GSSP, SEI, CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CEH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, VCDX

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Top Secret/SCI



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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

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