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Job #: R-00062329
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an ELK Administrator to support the C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC).

This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD and requires an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design/implement new Elastic toolset solutions to enable efficiencies in the C5ISR CSSP environment and with related monitoring and alerting requirements. 

  • Assist in identification and implementation of new ELK tool features that will enhance the CSSP analyst experience and better enable them to defend a multitude of subscriber networks.

  • Interface with both customer and vendor to understand unique requirements and determine best modification/use of the ELK toolset to solution these challenges. 

  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.

  • Monitor and manage system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency.

  • Perform systems security administration functions including creating user profiles and accounts. Other duties may include setting up administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinate installation and provide backup recovery.

  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Work under only general direction, provide technical solutions to a wide range of challenging problems. Able to determine and develop approach to solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 4+ years of experience, or a Master's with 2+ years of experience. 4 years of relevant work experience may be used in lieu of degree.

  • Requires active Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

  • Must hold IAT Level II 8570 Certification prior to start date.

  • Must hold Computing Environment Certification prior to start date.

  • Must hold CSSP Infrastructure Support 8570 Certification or obtain within 45 days of start date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.

  • Hands-on cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Experience in a 24x7 environment.

SBNAB

APG

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$3000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

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COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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