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Information System Security Officer (Cybersecurity Analyst)


Information Security Officer


Hampton, Virginia, United States


The Defense Group at Leidos is looking for experienced, energetic Information System Security Officers (Cybersecurity Analyst) who would like a challenge to support our team on the Air Force (AF) DCGS EPS program. The ideal candidate will have experience monitoring, detecting, mitigating, and responding to cyber incidents. The candidate will be required to investigate computer and information security incidents, conduct computer forensic network and host analysis, intrusion and threat hunting support, and identify trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities.

This position will be located near Langley AFB and Robins AFB. Please apply if you are interested in either location.

The AF DCGS EPS program provides sustainment engineering, sustainment planning, integrated Operations and Maintenance (O&M), cyber support, Enterprise Service Support, cloud application migration assessment, and maintenance documentation services for the integrated sustainment of the DCGS.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring, detection, mitigation, and response to cyber incidents typically part of a Security Operations/Intelligence Center. Operational duties include but are not limited to; collecting and analyzing intelligence to correlate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures, investigating computer and information security incidents, conducting computer forensic network and host analysis, intrusion and threat hunting support, performing penetration tests to evaluate system security, maintaining proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities.

  • Infrastructure support duties include but are not limited to; device scanning (device discovery, Operating System (OS) fingerprinting, service scanning), and passive (non-intrusive) scanning, configuration, testing, deployment and maintenance of infrastructure hardware and software. Specific mission support and full spectrum cyber duties include but are not limited to; operational planning in support of training, exercises, operations and coordination of integrated cyber operations by targeting hostile adversary activities and capabilities.

  • Support integration of security architecture & engineering efforts into the information technology life-cycle. Integrate security concepts, controls, and mechanisms into the design and architecture phases to produce a reliably secure product. Duties include, but are not limited to; architecture, engineering, implementation, integration, maintenance and improvement of systems to meet specific requirements for building software/hardware components and supporting technical infrastructure. Additional responsibilities may include technical planning, technical design, development and integration, verification and validation.

  • Responsible for testing, implementing, deploying, maintaining, and administering cyber systems or networks and their infrastructure hardware and software. Duties may include protecting, configuring and managing servers and computers systems, installing software and system patches, troubleshooting and maintaining integrity, and improving reliability and security.

  • Apply security principles, practices, and procedures to maintain compliance with applicable Defense Department and other applicable personnel and physical security regulations and policies. Functions include coordinating with designated sponsor security POCs, coordinating investigations of complex security issues, developing recommended courses of action to address security related issues, developing and submitting required documentation need to operate and maintain access to classified and controlled information by the contractor and sub-contractors, and implementing all required security policies specified in the contract, issuing clearance and visit request, and maintaining and issuing system passwords.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • Current IAT Level II certification.

  • Must be a US Citizen and have a minimum of an active Top Secret Security clearance with SCI eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current IAT Level III certification


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.