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Job #: R-00085887
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to join a team focused on monitoring network performance for cyber security and other purposes.  The team’s responsibilities include monitoring logs, network traffic, and other information to identify anomalies and other issues and recommend remediation efforts. The Cyber Analyst will be integrated into a broader technical team responsible for understanding the cyber security of the network. The Analyst will serve as a member of a team focused on the cyber security of a network and focus primarily on reviewing and analyzing Splunk data, shall aid in cyber security analytic tasks, to include searching selectors in other Customer’s datasets, putting the results into the context of the network, and collaborating with other Customer’s teams to understand strategic threats that apply to the network, and conduct data analysis using Splunk to support technical efforts and to aid in log analysis. Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review log data, creating a baseline of current information about collected log data, adjusting log collection procedures, aiding in consolidating and analyzing log data, and analyzing the group's network activity, creating and monitoring dashboards, setting up alerts, and other capabilities within Splunk and identifying potential anomalies and other areas of concerns within cyber security data, and recommending possible remediation activities and work with partner branches to ensure the issues are resolved.
  • Collaborate with fellow cyber security team members to identify opportunities to close gaps in the Sponsor’s understanding of the security of their network.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of experience. Work experience can be used/combined with education.
  • Demonstrated experience in a cyber-security related field
  • Demonstrated experience as a Splunk data analyst, to include monitoring log data for anomalies, and setting up dashboards and alerts
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber security standards and frameworks such as MITRE’s ATT&CK matrix, and how threats align with this cyber security framework
  • Demonstrated experience to conveying complex technical data to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with other technical resources to accomplish a larger goal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with Splunk data engineering tasks, to include ingesting logs and setting up data models
  • Demonstrated experience with coding languages such as Python
  • Demonstrated experience leveraging APIs and other capabilities to connect disparate datasets together

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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.

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