Leidos is continuously seeking technologists interested in all levels of Cybersecurity Analyst careers located at Scott AFB, IL.
This position is a mid level and will perform cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlate actionable security events, perform network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS, IPS and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks, and participate in the coordination of resources during incident response efforts. Additionally, this position requires rotating shift work.
Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats.
Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.
Triage and review system alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.
Assist T1 analysts with triage and analysis.
Complete moderate-level analysis of potential cybersecurity events that could threaten IT Systems.
Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.
Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience (related DISA customer experience and Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree).
Must possess an active DoD 8570, IAT Level II Certification and CSSP-Analyst1 certification at your start date.
Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics.
Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense.
Willing to perform shift work.
Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.
Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification. (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent).
Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.
CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization or Security Operations Center.
In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic, Splunk).
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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.
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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