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Cyber Security Expert ( R-00061914-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group has a contingent opening for a Cyber Security Expert to join our Enterprise IT Modernization team in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina or the Washington DC metro area.

The Cyber Security Expert shall provide technical expertise regarding EPA security requirements. The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for IT security/vulnerability assessments and for managing overall network security with network and security-related hardware and software.

Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance to be considered; due to contract requirements U.S. Citizenship is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team to provide IT security engineering, integration services and solutions, including malicious code detection, intrusion detection, and cyber security tool development and integration
  • Supports infrastructure and enterprise level security initiatives
  • Investigates computer and information security incidents
  • Conducts network vulnerability assessments and network traffic analysis
  • Configures and validates secure systems
  • Optimizes, audits, and troubleshoots network security-related products/tools
  • Collects and analyzes intelligence to correlate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Conducts computer forensic network and host analysis and intrusion and threat hunting support
  • Performs penetration tests to evaluate system security, maintaining proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities.
  • Specific infrastructure support duties include but are not limited to; device scanning (device discovery, Operating System (OS) fingerprinting, service scanning), and passive (non-intrusive) scanning, configuration, testing, deployment and maintenance of infrastructure hardware and software.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA and 12+ years of experience or a Masters +10 years of experience.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • 3 years of experience with cyber tools and processes
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Certifications: CompTIA Network+; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security; Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security; Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security; Network Security Tools

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range: