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Cyber Action Officer ( R-00073308 )


Chief Information Officer



Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Action Officer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Joint Operations Center (DJOC) Network Assurance embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD.

GSM-O provides network operations and cyber defense support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in support of the DoD and CoCOMs.


  • Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN.

  • Serve as a lead for planning, coordination, implementation, validation, mitigation, and compliance of cyber security tasks.

  • Prepare and present senior level briefings to share information and status.

  • Resolve problems with functionality or performance.

  • Prepare orders for staffing and release and serve as main POC for inquiries and communications after order release.

  • Support mission-critical Continuity of Operations (COOP).


  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of professional experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start and able to obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date.

  • Proficient understanding of Cyber Network Defense (CND) in regards to protect, detect, respond and sustain within a Computer Incident Response organization.

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

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.


  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks.

  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP.

  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology.


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