The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA’s) mission statement is to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, ocean, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. NOAA aims to enrich life through science. The organizations products and services support economic vitality and effect a large portion of the United States Gross Domestic Product and is vital in helping protect its national resources.
Being a part of the Leidos NOAA Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC), means you will be working on very important Cyber Security Initiatives that are handed down directly from the Executive Branch. Some of your work will come directly from the President via Executive orders. You can learn more about the directives through either of the following links: Binding Operational Directive and Executive Order 14028.
The NOAA program is a great place to start a Cyber Security career at Leidos. We offer candidates certification reimbursements that help you both ascend your career, and keep you on top of the most recent cyber security procedures and threats. Starting off as an Intrusion Analyst, you can navigate your way into different positions throughout the SOC or SOCs at other Leidos programs.
NOAA's main facility is located in Fairmont, WV, a growing Cyber Security Hub that enjoys a low cost of living, low crime rate, and an excellent school system with excellent graduation rates in most schooling levels, enrollment rates, teacher to student ratio, and extra programs. Fairmont is also located a short distance from West Virginia University and Marshall University. Both of these institutions offer great Cyber Security Programs along with other their other majors.
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