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Job #: R-00070257
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has an opening for a Cyber Operations Watch Specialist on the DISA GSM-O II program supporting Joint Force Headquarters DODIN at Fort Meade.

This is a shift-work position. You may be assigned to a day-shift, swing-shift (afternoon), or mid-shift (overnight) which will potentially include weekends and/or holidays.

Primary Responsibilities:

In this role, you will obtain and maintain a working knowledge of the current status of Orders issued by JFHQ-DODIN, and subordinate organizations compliance with issued orders. You will also provide near real time situational monitoring of an aligned AO to achieve, sustain, and present a near real time situational understanding of the AO’s operational environment. To include:

  • Tracking ongoing operations, the posture and disposition of friendly forces and adversary activity
  • Monitoring, consuming and analyzing operational, intelligence, and incident reporting
  • Monitoring and querying Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools (ex. Splunk, ArcSight, McAfee Network Security Manager, etc.) for anomalous activity  
  • Collecting, analyzing and distributing Indicators of Compromise (IOC) in support of the development and implementation of DOD countermeasures
  • Developing metrics to measure the effectiveness of practices and controls to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities; and develop dashboards that illustrate the effectiveness of risk mitigation over time. 
  • Coordinating DODIN Operations and Defensive Cyber Operations with DOD cyber components; obtaining situation reports, incident response efforts, and obtaining information for briefings, presentations, or other situational awareness products used to inform senior leadership

This is a shift-work position. You may be assigned to a day-shift, swing-shift (afternoon), or mid-shift (overnight) which will potentially include weekends and/or holidays.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline + 4 years of related experience. Additional Additional related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Share point
  • Knowledge of security principles, approaches, and technologies (Defense-in-Depth)
  • Knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques and cyber threat/adversary methodologies (TTPs).
  • SIEM Tool Experience
  • Security+ Certification (or other equivalent DoD 8570 Level II certification)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.
  • Knowledge of the DoD orders process
  • Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.
  • Experience in building extended cyber security analytics.
  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.

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COVID Response

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 January 18, 2022, 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. 

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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