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Network Security Engineer ( R-00061399 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Tampa, Florida, United States


Job Description:

The Global Solutions Management-Operations II (GSM-O II), a Defense Group of Leidos, has an opening for a Network Security Engineer supporting the Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE), MacDill AFB, FL.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide system administrator (ex. Linux, Windows, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems, End Point Security ) support installing, operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, administrating, and cybersecurity hardening of operating systems on both the classified and unclassified systems (SIPR and NIPR).

  • Utilize formal network security monitoring policies and procedures that include the appropriate use of DoD-approved IDPS tools that have automated alert capabilities enabled.

  • Perform Detection (Monitoring and Analysis) activities on the JCSE using Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System sensors (IDS/IPS).

  • Follow documented procedures for characterizing anomalous events detected by sensors and other network monitoring systems.

  • Review and analyze logs in a timely manner to detect intruders.

  • Provide notice of suspicious/malicious network traffic or similar activities that suggest an impending or on-going attack

  • Search for distributed, long-term, coordinated, low-visibility network based attacks to identify possible unauthorized activity utilizing exploratory problem-solving or self-learning techniques. Suspicious/significant activity will be shared among the CND/IA community.

  • Report potential incidents and correlated information from these incidents/events that occur on sensors using documented procedures in accordance with DoD guidance.

  • Document and escalate incidents

Required qualifications:

  • BS degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience.

  • CSSP Analyst (CEH, CFR, CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA-Security, CySA+ **, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, Cloud+, SCYBER, PenTest+)

  • DoD 8140 (Previously 8570), IAT Level II (SEC+ or equivalent) certification

  • Must have a current DoD Secret clearance prior to start.

Desired qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Mitre ATT&CK, cyber kill chain, and models such as the Diamond model.

  • Experience in DoDIN Whitelisting/Blacklisting and Global architecture and data flows to/from the Internet into AOs

  • Understanding of DoD's boundaries plus DoD's ports, protocols, and services policy

  • Familiar with RMF and DoD's Assessment and Accreditation process


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:$3000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Cyber Operations

Pay Range: