Security Operations Analyst

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Cyber Security
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The Health Products and Solutions Operation currently has an opening for a Security Operations Analyst to support a large healthcare contract in Rockville, MD. This position is contingent on contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform security operations support including monitoring, remediation, implementation, configuration, planning,  encryption, and tracking in compliance with FISMA and other security-related statutes, regulations, rules, and standards.
Provide proactive and scheduled console monitoring of infrastructure and systems in read-only in near real time (e.g., hardware, network, batch schedule, interfaces, and table spaces), respond to messages, and take corrective action as required.
Utilize, operate, maintain, configure, secure, support, and update a Government security suite for tracking compliance; and for remote support, shall implement and sustain real-time data feeds and/or access as required by the SOC for security monitoring and analysis, and will provide access to archived security data for forensics and incident discovery.
Work with the customer to modify and maintain firewall rule sets, implement those rule sets, and monitor the log files as well as the normal operation and maintenance of firewalls.
Assist the customer in planning and executing the certification and accreditation of its critical systems in compliance with customer, Federal, and NIST guidelines and policies.
Support both the review of information systems management, physical, and/or technical security controls and depending on the results of the review, the authorization by management for the system to operate.
Assist the customer in fully complying with all FISMA reporting requirements and other security audits.
Assist in the implementation of comprehensive set of IT security-related operational policies, procedures, and guidelines that will support the customer's mission and ensure compliance with Federal and customer security requirements.
Execute encryption using the GFE backup system to comply with FIPS 140-2 standards.
Through the SOC, operate and maintain a collaborative dashboard where authorized Government personnel can view security-incident data, vulnerability data, compliance data, and security reports and related data.
Support all security audits as required by customer.
Enter and track security incident reports, enter service desk queue data to initiate ticketing in response to security incidents or compliance issues, and manage remediation of detected vulnerabilities by correlating scanning results against asset management data and intrusion detection system (IDS) incident reports.
Support remediation of issues identified via the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program scanning process.


Basic Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent. Eight (8) years’ experience in telecommunications network management may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Desired Qualifications:
Certifications: GISF, Security+, SSCP, Experience with: Checkpoint (CPES), Tenable (Security Center 5), FireEye, Splunk, MalwareBytes, Sophos, Symantec, Imperva, Windows 2008/2012, Linux, Windows Desktop

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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