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Job #: R-00074472
Location: Fort Huachuca, AZ
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Security Defense team is seeking a full-time Senior Threat Analyst for a new opportunity. Come use your cyber threat expertise to support a critical DoD mission!
The work location will be at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, AZ. This position requires active Top Secret clearance. This program offers opportunities for travel, analytic tradecraft, and training to expand substantive expertise.

What will you do in this position?

  • Research classified, unclassified and open source intelligence for actionable indicators of compromise (IOCs), new vulnerabilities, and detection methods

  • Track and search for IOCs across the Army CONUS AOR using available tools

  • Provide input to the content development team for new signatures/detection methods

  • Conduct all-source analysis, digital forensics, and targeting to identify, monitor, assess, and counter the threat posed by cyber actors against Army information systems, critical infrastructure and cyber-related interests

  • Apply scientific and technical knowledge to solving complex intelligence problems, produce short-term and long-term written assessments, and brief RCC-C government and the RCC-C DCO community

  • This work demands initiative, creativity, analytic skills, and technical expertise

Qualifications that are required to qualify include...

  • MA/MS and 8 years of experience or BA/BS and 10 years of experience

  • Must hold current  IAT II certification (Security+ CE or equivalent)

  • Must hold current Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification

  • Must be eligible to obtain DoD Secret Clearance prior to start on program.

Additionally, you must have...

  • Familiarity with U.S. Army policies and procedures, POAMs, and organizational processes

  • Experience in cyber security controls, policies, and procedures in a military setting

  • Experience with analyzing network activities, responding to anomalies, and reporting events

  • Experience reviewing and analyzing endpoint security events/logs

  • Experience conducting passive evaluations and active evaluations

  • Experience in some or all of the following tools, ITSM, Stealthwatch, NIKSUN, InQuest, Fidelis XPS, TippingPoint, Gabriel Nimbus, SNORT, Wireshark, HBSS/AESS, and Endgame Endpoint Protection.

  • PCAP Analysis

  • Familiarity with working in JMN/JRSS environment.

  • Threat Hunting

  • Threat and Vulnerability Analysis

  • Web Content Filtering

  • Threat Briefing and Reporting

  • IPS/IDS Signature Writing


Pay Range:

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About Leidos

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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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