Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.
Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.
Assist T1 analysts with triage and analysis.
Complete moderate-level cyber analysis of potential events.
Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience; additional work experience or Cyber courses/certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE, ISC2 SSCP, SANS GSEC prior to starting.
DoD 8570 CSSP-A level Certification such as CEH, CySA+, GCIA or other certification is required within 180 days of hire.
Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain and an ability to think and work independently.
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and critical thinking skills.
Willing to perform non-rotating shift work.
Must be a US Citizen.
Must have the ability to obtain an interim Top Secret clearance and be able to possess a Top-Secret w/ SCI clearance in the future.
CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.
In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk, Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).
Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.
Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
Unix/Linux command line experience.
Scripting and programming experience.
Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.
Existing 8570 CSSP Analyst Certifications (CEH), CySA+ etc.
Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00
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.
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.