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Senior Cyber Threat Analyst


Cyber Security Analyst


Fort Huachuca, Arizona, United States


Job Description:

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.

  • PCAP Analysis

  • Familiarity with working in JMN/JRSS environment.

  • Threat Hunting

  • Threat and Vulnerability Analysis

  • Web Content Filtering

  • Threat Briefing and Reporting

  • IPS/IDS Signature Writing

External Referral Eligible


Pay 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.