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Job #: R-00084999
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group is hiring a Cybersecurity Specialist to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. An active Top Secret clearance is required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance. Most work (75%) is on-site.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs actions to protect, monitor, detect, analyze, and respond to unauthorized activity within assigned information systems and computer networks.

  • Employs cybersecurity capabilities and deliberate actions to respond to a computer network defense (CND) alert or emerging situational awareness/threat.

  • Serves as an expert on CND requirements and compliance to such requirements by using Information Assurance (IA) tools and techniques to perform compliance analysis and correlation, tracking and remediation coordination, and escalating CND non-compliance.

  • Provides technical analysis and sustainment support for the enterprise network, IA tools and applications.

  • Assists with the application of Defense-In-Depth signatures and perimeter defense controls to diminish network threats.

  • Collects and analyzes intelligence to correlate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures; investigates computer and information security incidents; conducts computer forensic network and host analysis, intrusion and threat hunting support, and penetration tests to evaluate system security.

  • Maintains proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities. 

  • Responsible for operational planning in support of training, exercises, operations and coordination of integrated cyber operations by targeting hostile adversary activities and capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance.

  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Must possess and maintain DoD 8570.01 CNDSP/CSSP-IR certification; any of the following IAT II certifications: CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA Security, CHFI, CySA+, GCFA, GCIH, SCYBER, Pentest+.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility. 

  • Splunk, Tipping Point, Intrusion Detection System (IDS), or Linux certification.


 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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