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Cyber Threat Analyst


Cyber Security Analyst


Saint Louis, Missouri, United States


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Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

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Leidos Defense Group is looking for a Cyber Threat Analyst to work on the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Cyberspaces Operations Forces’ (COF) program located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The COF mission is to provide Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) Operations, defensive cyber operations-internal defensive measures, and overall cyberspace operations in support of USTRANSCOM network systems and missions. You will perform threat analysis to support DoDIN operations for protection and defense of USTRANSCOM information systems and networks. Specifically, you will collect, analyze, and report on security events that affect the operation of USTRANSCOM information systems that are hosted within USTRANSCOM’s and Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) subscriber enclaves, and for systems hosted elsewhere for which USTRANSCOM is the Authorizing Official (AO).

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Gather information on cybersecurity events within the organizations mission environment

  • Perform analysis and correlation on cybersecurity events

  • Collaborate with other cyber defense organizations

  • Collaborate with the organization’s intelligence community and cyber operational forces

  • Maintain an awareness of active cyber threat actors and associated threat sets

  • Predict trends in cyber threat activity relative to the CSSP mission

  • Highlight potential effects to system performance and mission capabilities

  • Receive and process warning intelligence information from approved sources including but not limited to Defense Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, counterpart CSSPs and open-source activities, maintaining source location information

  • Develop and distribute cyber threat awareness products (e.g., briefs, information papers, threat tippers)

  • Develop and present a weekly cyber threat briefing for CSSP leadership

  • Develop monthly cyber alerts for the main organization and supporting organizations

  • Host and present at bi-weekly cyber threat sharing sessions for CSSP members, subscribers, and partner organizations

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree with 4 + years of prior relevant experience, a Masters with 2 + plus years, or 6 + plus years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • DoD 8570 Compliant certifications to include IAT-II at start, and willing to earn CSSP-A and CSSP-IR. 6-month waiver to be granted in lieu of current CSSP certifications.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with any of the following tools: Splunk, Zeek, Tanium, Crowdstrike, HBSS, Firepower, Wireshark, StealthWatch, & AWS Console

Clearance Required:

  • Requires an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI security clearance


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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.