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We are in search of a senior-level Cyber Fusion Specialist to support Joint Force Headquarters DODIN on our GSM-O II Program at Fort Meade, MD. As a key team member, you will serve as a Subject Matter Expert and will leverage intelligence and operations data, information and processes to identify threats, improve security, and reduce the enterprise’s exposure of vulnerabilities.
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The GSM-O II Program provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and COCOMs . It also includes support to other key tasks for DISA, including the transformation of DISA’s operational mission through innovation and support to DISA’s mission partners.
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- Supporting the development of Cyber Fusion Standard, Cyber Fusion Framework and Methodology based on industry best practice and department of defense instruction, guidance, and policy.
- Leveraging an array of network monitoring and detection capabilities (including netflow, custom application protocol logging, signature-based IDS, and full packet capture (PCAP) data) to identify cyber adversary activity.
- Supporting various collaborative and cross functional (Intelligence, Current Operations, Future Operations, Logistics, Planning, Resourcing and Requirements) forums to achieve centrally coordinated, threat informed and prioritized vulnerability scoring and mitigation methodology.
- Performing threat informed analysis by leveraging serialized reporting, intelligence product sharing, OSINT, and open source vulnerability information to ensure prioritized plans are developed.
- Analyzing and documenting malicious cyber actors TTPs, providing recommendations and alignment to vulnerabilities and applicability to the enterprise operational environment.
- Discovering adversary campaigns, anomalies and inconsistencies in sensor and system logs, SIEMs, and other data; investigate to identify or rule out system compromises, provide written analytic summaries and attack life cycle visualizations.
- Providing risk assessments and recommendations based on analysis of technologies, threats, intelligence, and vulnerabilities.
- Recommending adjustment of countermeasures, enterprise or tactical, to account for threats impacting the DODIN.
- Recommending adjustment of prioritized enterprise focused analysis based on immediate threat identified based on intelligence and other analysis performed.
- Collecting analysis metrics and trending data, identify key trends, and provide situational awareness on these trends.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
- Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and 12 years of related experience. Additional combined experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
- CISSP or other IAM Level II/III certification
- Direct experience with network traffic monitoring/capture/analysis capabilities, and various IDS, IPS, SIM/SIEM/SOAR technologies, to include IDS signature development.
- Familiarity with all related aspects of cybersecurity operations/analysis (e.g. incident response & management, forensic media analysis, malware analysis/reverse-engineering, cyber threat intelligence analysis, etc.) and security architecture & engineering.
- In-depth knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques and cyber threat/adversary methodologies (TTPs).
- Proficiency with datasets that support analysis (e.g. passive DNS, WHOIS/registration data, system/service enumeration data, threat indicators/observables, malware analysis results, etc) and various open-source and commercial vendor portals/services/platforms that provide that data.
- Proficiency working with various types of network data (e.g. netflow, PCAP, custom application logs)
Preferred Experience and 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.
- Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.
- Active DoD TS/SCI Clearance and eligible for polygraph
Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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