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Leidos

Cyber Security Analyst ( R-00054843 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security

Yearly

No

Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst on the DISA GSM-O II program at Scott Air Force Base, IL.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position 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 lead the coordination of resources during incident response efforts.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats.

  • Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.

  • Utilize alerts from endpoints, IDS/IPS, netflow, and custom sensors to identify compromises on customer networks/endpoints Review massive log files, pivot between data sets, and correlate evidence for incident investigations Assist junior analysts with triage and analysis.

  • Complete deep-level cyber analysis of potential events.

  • Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience; additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • 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).

  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP, SANS GSEC prior to starting.

  • 8570 CSSP-A level Certification such as CEH, CySA+, GCIA or other certification is required within 180 days of hire.

  • Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain and an ability to think and work independently.

  • Willing to perform shift work.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be able to possess a Top-Secret w/ SCI clearance.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk, Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).

  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.

  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.

  • Unix/Linux command line experience.

  • Scripting and programming experience.

  • Motivated self-starter and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

  • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.

  • Existing 8570 CSSP Analyst Certifications (CEH), CySA+, etc.

GSMO

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Rotating

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Cyber Operations

Pay Range: