Vulnerability Analyst

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Springfield, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    rabilities and monitor for compliance.

    • Continuously perform and distribute research on emerging threats to the environment in order to disseminate the information to all stakeholders, immediately assess the known environment for presence of the vulnerability, and work with the NOSC and enterprise networking teams to proactively block exploitation within the DHS environment.

    • Support Vulnerability Tracking and Reporting.

    • Support NOSC enclave, HSEN, and RTIC through conducting scheduled and ad-hoc vulnerability scanning.

    • Employ ad-hoc or emergency VA scanning to support targeted incident investigation, escalation and emergency response to security events in accordance with documented procedures.

    • Coordinate with Component security staff to explain findings, provide recommendations on mitigations, and advocate for mitigation of vulnerabilities.

    • Conduct, operates, and maintains assessments and the resulting Vulnerability Assessment (VA) data and reports.

    • Conduct Host-based and Network Vulnerability Assessments.

    • Conduct Database Vulnerability Assessments.

    • Conduct Web-based Vulnerability Assessments.

    Basic Qualifications

    BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cybersecurity. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree and cyber certifications.

    • At least two years of direct experience in vulnerability assessment/management.

    • Familiar with the management, operational, and technical aspects of IT Security in a complex environment.

    • Experience working with industry-standard cybersecurity methodologies and processes

    • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP protocols

    • Experience configuring and implementing various technical security solutions,

    • Substantial experience managing vulnerability/compliance scans using Nessus

    • At least one of the following certifications:

    SANS GIAC: GCIA, GMON, GCDA GPEN, GEVA, GWAPT, GSNA, GISF, GAWN, GXPN, GWEB

    Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, OSEE

    ISC2: CISSP

    EC Council: CEH

    • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD) is required to support this program

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous experience working in a DHS or other federal government agency SOC/NOC/NOSC environment

    • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-06-27
    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.