Senior Cyber Intel Analyst - Managed Services

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Leidos is seeking a talented, experienced Senior Cyber Intel Analyst to leverage previous network defense experience as a member of the Managed Services team, supporting a diverse portfolio of capabilities and clients. The geographically-distributed team supports a suite of operational managed services, delivering critical threat monitoring and detection services to Fortune 1000 clients. A successful candidate will bring a demonstrated mix of technical skills, critical thinking, communication and collaboration to the team.




  • The responsibilities of the candidate will vary depending on the tactical and strategic needs of the services and clients and will regularly include:
  • Monitoring client networks for signs of adversarial activity
  • Respond to alerts from various monitoring systems and platforms
  • Triage potentially malicious events to determine severity and criticality of the event
  • Analyze network traffic using a variety of analysis tools in support of service objectives
  • Analyze malicious artifacts obtained from network monitoring with a focus on generation of threat intelligence and service improvement
  • Identify, develop, and implement new detections and mitigations across the services platforms
  • Communicate and collaborate with the analyst team for situational awareness
  • Communicate threat information with clients accurately and professionally through formal and informal interactions
  • Apply structured analytical methodologies to maximize threat intelligence growth and service efficacy
  • Directly contribute to the continued technical enhancement of the services platforms, analysis tradecraft, and development of team skills and expertise
  • Contribute to the continued evolution of services capabilities and processes



Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Technical degree, or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of technical experience supporting enterprise-scale Computer Network Defense (CND), monitoring, analysis, or threat intelligence missions
  • Hands-on experience with network and host monitoring platforms, technologies, and tools including Vortex, Suricata, LaikaBOSS, Snort, Bro, or others
  • Experience applying structured analytical frameworks, e.g. LM Cyber Kill Chain®, The Diamond Model, LM Intelligence Driven Defense®, Pyramid of Pain, etc.
  • Experience developing detections using common network defense platforms/tools (Yara, Snort, etc)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, proven ability to communicate technical topics to diverse audiences
  • Functional knowledge of at least one scripting languages (Python, perl, bash, etc)
  • Proficiency with Linux CLI tools (awk, sed, jq, etc)
  • Technical mentoring, coaching, or training

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience developing security and analysis tools using Python, Bash, JSON (jq), and other technologies
  • Experience creating or delivering technical training materials and programs to support network and host forensics, malware analysis, and other technical analyst skills
  • Experience with visualization platforms and technologies as they apply to threat intelligence analysis
  • Experience communicating with external parties on technical and non-technical security topics (blogs, whitepapers, webinars, conference presentations, client briefings)
  • Experience evaluating, implementing or integrating Commercial and Open Source security tools


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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