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Cyber Security Analyst

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Job Number:
644916
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Location:
ARLINGTON, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret
Description:
Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Cyber Security Analyst in Arlington, VA. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Cyber Security Analyst performs Assessment and Authorization (A&A) services in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA). By following the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF), the Cyber Security Analyst will perform an analysis of information technology solutions, systems, and programs within the government, health, energy, and financial industries. Cyber Security Analysts will assess, analyze, and document vulnerabilities to information systems within the department in order to help the customer make informed risk-based decisions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Lead security assessments of customer systems, services, and programs, as well as provide oversight to less experienced staff.
•Analyze customer processes and configurations to verify that previously identified flaws have been corrected, and document the results.
•Develop approaches for industry-specific threat analyses, application-specific penetration tests, and the generation of vulnerability reports.
•Develop detailed remediation reports and recommendations for compliance and security improvements across industries based on changing threats.
•Develop and update a consistent approach to information security programs and ensure adherence with best practices.
•Effectively communicates technical and nontechnical concepts to a variety of audiences
•Communicate with customer technical staff and management.
•Methodically gather, document, and present specific customer requirements.
•Follow existing processes and procedures, and propose updates to such. Develop new processes and procedures, as necessary.
•Works with minimal supervision, set priorities, and give attention to detail and quality.
•Strong organizational and time-management skills: multitasking, working individually and with a team, having a positive attitude, being self-motivated and reliable, being trustworthy, having strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills, and being able to handle stress in a professional manner.

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and 2-4 years of related experience.
•Experience articulating technical requirements and other information in written documentation.
•Technical skills in one or more focus areas (i.e. networking, messaging support (Exchange), Active Directory, system administration, etc.)
•Proficient with Microsoft Office.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen.
•Must possess at least a Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Knowledge and hands on experience with IT architecture and design (e.g., firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtual private networking, virus protection technologies, LAN/WAN design, and/or general internet working technologies)
•Understanding of risk management practices and security program development including change management, access control, and physical security.
•Understanding of the NIST Special Publications (SP) with emphasis on 800-37, 800-53, 800-53A.
•IP network and security engineering experience including a basic understanding of IP routing, quality of service mechanisms, MPLS, and IPsec architectures.
•Hands on experience configuring, deploying, and managing mission critical network appliances such as routers, firewalls, IDS/IPS, DPI, etc.
•Hands on system administration experience with various operating systems including Windows, AIX, BSD, z/OS, RHEL, SUSE, HPUX, QNX, etc.
•Hands on system administration experience with DB2, MS SQL, Oracle, Sybase, etc.
•Experience with various programming languages.
•Experience with system development lifecycles (SDLCs).
•Experience with change management processes.
 
External Referral Eligible

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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