The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunty for a Cyber Security Defense Engineer, based in Montgomery, Alabama.
This position is in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The Cyber Security Defender Engineer manages the Air Force AFINC Boundary Protection devices to include IDS/IPS, Firewalls, VPNS, malicious code response across the Air Force Enterprise.
Performs enterprise systems security operations to ensure 100% effective AFINC security status across the enterprise.
Experience working with one of the following network security systems: CISCO (CCNA Security), Blue Coat BCCPA, InfoVista IVCA, HP ATP ArcSight Security V1, HP ASE-ArcSight Logger V1, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4, Red Seal Security Expert, Cisco Stealthwatch Advanced Tuning (SWAT)
Performs complex analytics on boundary protection systems to protect system assets from compromise, data loss, and other requirements.
Experienced in DOD boundary protection and CSSP operations.
Responds and mitigates risks and malicious code, classified incidents, CTO orders.
Perform work within the defined SLAs.
Work closely with other support and development teams.
Create and update documentation where required.
Work independently and as a team member.
Support on-call rotation schedule.
Cross train capabilities with other team members.
Bachelors and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or additional relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Must have an active Secret Clearance.
Must be a US Citizen.
IAT (DoD 8570) certifications: Security+ CE, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.
Primary certification: CISCO CCNA, Palo Alto ACE, PCCSA or PCNSA.
Additional Certification, one or more of the following:
Blue Coat BCCPA, InfoVista IVCA, HP ATP ArcSight Security V1, HP ASE-ArcSight Logger V1, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4,
Red Seal Security Expert, Cisco Stealthwatch Advanced Tuning (SWAT).
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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