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Job #: R-00087857
Location: Adelphi, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

This position provides technical expertise to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC) as a Senior Web Assessor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess the security posture of web applications, utilizing industry standard tools such as Kali Linux, Burp Suite, Acunetix, etc.
  • Maintain in-depth technical knowledge of adversarial activity in order to replicate similar tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) during assessments.
  • Perform controlled exploitation of vulnerabilities to demonstrate full impact and risk of security findings based on business and mission impact.
  • Use manual testing to identify vulnerabilities that are commonly missed in security assessments, and automated tools.
  • Provide detail-oriented technical assistance with remediation and mitigation efforts, often in the form of verbal and/or written communication.
  • Create comprehensive assessment reports that clearly identify root cause and remediation strategies.
  • Use both automated tools and manual techniques, including penetration testing tools and other hacking methods, in order to enumerate vulnerabilities in web technologies.
  • Work with web site administrators after the assessments to recommend strategies to mitigate the vulnerabilities, and harden DoDIN sites.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior IT experience.
  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start.  CSSP certification required within 90 days of start.
  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
  • In-depth knowledge of both Linux and Windows operating systems, networking, network protocols, databases, scripting languages, and some programming.
  • Extensive knowledge of web technologies: PHP, CSS, CMS, Apache, Burp, Metasploit, etc.; keeping up with the latest vulnerabilities and versions of all these technologies, and keeping up with new technologies, products, and hacking techniques. 
  • Advanced level of technical knowledge and know-how.
  • Has knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations.
  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
  • Hands-on cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Experience in a 24x7 environment.

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Pay Range:

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

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.

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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 44,000 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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