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Cyber Metrics Analyst


Cyber Security Analyst


Ashburn, Virginia, United States


The Leidos Digital Modernization Team is seeking a Cyber Metrics Analyst to support a new highly visible fast paced contract supporting the DHS Customer.

The Cyber Metrics Analyst will work directly with the Cyber Metrics Team Lead and the customer to ensure that effective, measurable Cyber metrics are collected, analyzed, and presented on both an ad hoc and continual basis using the existing infrastructure. The candidate will be responsible for implementing SOC metrics program to ensure the metrics collected are impactful, and assist in driving sound management decisions. It is preferred that the candidate has a strong background in Cybersecurity Analyst work supporting 24X7 operations with experience in data security technologies, incident response, forensics, and digital media analysis and process improvement. The candidate should be familiar the Cyber Kill Chain methodology and how to correctly measure its effectiveness.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Propose SOC metrics for government approval.

  • Obtain and normalize data for usage

  • Develop effectiveness and efficiency SOC metrics.

  • Develop metrics to show return on investments.

  • Develop Impact Metrics demonstrating the maturity of enterprise SOCs and/or to identify gaps.

  • Develop a metrics scorecard to display the level of effectiveness of enterprise SOCs.

  • Build dashboards using the NOSC infrastructure to support on-demand metrics representation.

  • Track metrics initiatives and other projects for program PMO

  • Report metrics and project progress in customer and/or regular PMO meetings

  • Manage and/or assist with PMO projects

  • Collaborate with other NOSC metrics teams on high level efforts with the ability to lead certain projects.

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop new reports and automate existing reports.

  • Work with the Lead to redefine and redesign SOC metrics, in accordance with the government's needs and specifications.

  • Using data, understand the gaps within our current toolset and make recommendations for continuous enhancements and improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

BS or higher in IT related field, Business Analysis/Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Economics and 4-8 years’ experience in equivalent work experience qualifies in place of degree.

One or more relevant certifications, e.g. Tableau Desktop Certified Associate, Tableau Desktop Certified Professional, etc.

Candidates should also demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions via a structured process.

  • Strategic vision and analytical thinking.

  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills are required.

  • Familiarity with standard project management methodologies, e.g. PMI

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentations for stakeholders

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent analytical ability to quickly gather facts, perform root cause analysis, and draw conclusions in collaboration with other team members.

  • Ability to work cross functionally within IT and the business.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and fluid environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with tools such as Splunk and its dashboard capabilities.

  • Familiarity with Cyber Kill Chain/Intrusion Defensive Chain/MITRE ATT&CK methodologies.

  • Experience in a SOC environment

  • Experience developing Key Performance Indicators

  • Experience in gathering requirements from customers.

  • Experience designing and producing metrics, KPIs, and data visualizations.

  • Experience creating interactive metrics dashboards using Power BI, Tableau, Tableau Prep Builder, or other data visualization tools.

  • Experience generating reports, charts, and graphs.

  • Experience with maintaining; integrating; preparing; and extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) complex and/or large datasets for analysis.

  • Familiar with programming languages such as python, SQL, etc.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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.