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Cyber Threat Emulation Operator

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Job Number:
642968
Job Category:
Information Assurance
Location:
LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, TX US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:
Leidos has a career opportunity for a Cyber Threat Emulation Operation at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX. Candidates must possess a current Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI. An IAT III certification is required.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
 
Are you a problem solver? Do you like complex, challenging puzzles? Do you enjoy traveling and experiencing new environments? If so, this position may be a perfect fit for you. The candidate will be a key player in supporting and evolving the processes, procedures and methodologies for implementing and executing exploitation, analysis, and instruction activities in support of Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs). The candidate will be involved throughout all phases of the CPT mission. Although not all inclusive, the position involves a blending of several disciplines to include, but not limited to; forensics analysis, incident response, reverse engineering, code/script development, and knowledge of network ports, protocols and services. 
 
More specifically, the candidate will:
 
  • Demonstrate an ability to methodically and proactively analyze problems and offer solutions.
  • Perform as part of an Incident Response Team - possess knowledge of cyber incident and response, forensics, and related current events.
  • Understand and be well versed in common cyber threat terminology, vulnerability and basic knowledge of penetration test principles and methodologies.
  • Exhibit good writing and communications skills, to include the ability to render concise reports, summaries, and formal oral presentations.
  • Willing to travel 30% of the time with trips varying in length, as dictated by the customer.

Qualifications:
MINIMUM TANGIBLE QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Must possess an active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Must possess an IAT Level III certification: CISSP (or Associate), CASP, CISA, GCED, GCIH, or CCNP-Security.
  • Must be willing to obtain additional certifications as required.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 2-years’ experience, Associates degree with 4-years’ experience or 6-years’ equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science.
  • Must complete self-assessment questionnaire, customer pre-screen, skills assessment lab, and pass the training and certification program(s) as dictated by the customer, and remain mission ready qualified.
  • Candidate should be self-motivated with minimal supervision.
  • Intermediate “hands-on” experience with Linux, SED, AWK, Perl, Python, Batch, or similar.
  • Intermediate knowledge in packet analysis using Wireshark, tcpdump, Splunk, ELK, Bro, etc.
  • Ability to operate and navigate UNIX/Linux operating systems from the command prompt/line with ease.
  • Familiarity with common forensics tools and capabilities (i.e., EnCase, Forensic Toolkit (FTK)).
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Cisco knowledge preferred.   
  • Forensic/Incident Response associated certification preferred (i.e., GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, EnCE certifications).

**External Referral Eligible

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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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