Senior Cyber Threat Analyst
Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is seeking a Senior Cyber Threat Analyst to support an important mission for our DoD customer. Work will be performed on customer site in Ft Huachuca, AZ. An active TS/SCI clearance is required to begin work on the program.
As the Senior Cyber Threat Analyst, you will use your cyber threat expertise as part of a customer focused team. This program offers opportunities for travel, analytic tradecraft, and training to expand substantive expertise.
What will you do in this role?
Research classified, unclassified and open source intelligence for actionable indicators of compromise (IOCs), new vulnerabilities, and detection methods
Track and search for IOCs across the Army CONUS AOR using available tools
Provide input to the content development team for new signatures/detection methods
Conduct all-source analysis, digital forensics, and targeting to identify, monitor, assess, and counter the threat posed by cyber actors against Army information systems, critical infrastructure, and cyber-related interests
Apply scientific and technical knowledge to solving complex intelligence problems, produce short-term and long-term written assessments, and brief RCC-C government and the RCC-C DCO community
To be successful in this role, you should have:
Initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity
Creative problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability
Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify threats or determine if other teams need to be included.
Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment
Excellent teamwork and communications skills both written and verbal
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Master’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience OR Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience.
Must hold active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance prior to start
Prior to start of employment you MUST possess one (1) professional certification identified in DISA IASE IAT Level II DoD 8570.01 Approved Baseline (i.e., Security+CE).
Prior to start of employment you MUST possess current Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Familiarity with U.S. Army policies and procedures, POAMs, and organizational processes
Experience in cyber security controls, policies, and procedures in a military setting
Experience with analyzing network activities, responding to anomalies, and reporting events
Experience reviewing and analyzing endpoint security events/logs
Experience conducting passive evaluations and active evaluations
Experience in some or all of the following tools, ITSM, Stealthwatch, NIKSUN, InQuest, Fidelis XPS, TippingPoint, Gabriel Nimbus, SNORT, Wireshark, HBSS/AESS, and Endgame Endpoint Protection.
Familiarity with working in JMN/JRSS environment.
Threat and Vulnerability Analysis
Web Content Filtering
Threat Briefing and Reporting
IPS/IDS Signature Writing
External Referral Eligible
NETCOMRCCPay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.