Cyber Security Analyst

Job Number:
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst for the DISA Global Network Assurance Team on the DISA GSM-O program in Columbus, OH.  This position is initially third shift 11pm-7am.


Job Description:

Provide cybersecurity services for Department of Defense networks.  As part of incident investigation, analyze threat intelligence, correlate actionable security events, and review network traffic alerts to identify compromises in DoD customer networks or hosts.  Utilize alerts from endpoints, IDS/IPS, netflow, and custom sensors to identify compromises on customer networks/endpoints.  Review massive log files, pivot between data sets, and provide evidence for incident investigations.  Perform incident reporting in accordance with DoD requirements.


Primary Responsibilities:

- Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats

- Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs.

- Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks.

- Report incidents to customers and USCYBERCOM.


Basic Qualifications:

- Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

- BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience (4+ years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)

- Existing 8570 IAT II Certification (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent)

- Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

- Knowledge of malware and other threats targeting large government enterprises.

- Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain.

- Willing to perform shift work.


 Desired Skills:

- CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

- Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

- Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.

- Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, Full Packet Capture), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.

- In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk, Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, QRadar, LogLogic).

- Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS/HBSS, IDS/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Network Forensics.

- Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.

- Unix/Linux command line experience.

- Scripting and programming experience.

- Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

- Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.

- Existing 8570 CND Analyst Certifications (CEH).



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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