Senior Cyber Security Analyst

The Defense and Intelligence Group at Leidos is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst with experience in Enterprise Security Services supporting the DoD sector. In this role, you will work with cyber security specialists from a variety of technical and functional disciplines. Your direct mission is to provide support using a variety of techniques to test the overall security of the enterprise. Work location will be in Huntsville with the potential of travel to Kwajalein, Marshall Islands.
The optimal candidate for this role will be certified in computer hacking and the use of various other tool sets to identify weaknesses and provide solutions for the issues found.
  • Support cyber security initiatives through overt and/or covert network operations.
  • Coordinate after action exercises.
  • Lead pen testing planning and execution.
  • Develop artifacts and supporting documentation.
  • Present findings and after action plans.
  • Develop plans and milestones for all findings.
  • Understand the relationship to cyber security findings to the Risk Management Framework.
  • Perform network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks.
  • Correlate actionable security events from various sources including Security Information Management System (SIMS) data and develops unique correlation techniques.
  • Utilizes and understanding of attack signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced threats.
  • Ability to identify potential avenues of compromise and work to develop potential zero days as well as remediation's.

External Referral Eligible

Bachelor’s Degree with 10 or more years of relevant experience or Masters with 8 or more years of experience. Four (4) additional years of related experience may offset the degree requirements.
- Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
- 6 years in Pen Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
Experience with any two of the seven tools listed below or equivalent tool sets:
• Kali Linux
• Metaspoilt
• Burp suite
• Cobalt Strike
• Tenable Nessus or ACAS
• Web Inspect
• Appdetective
Must Have CEH or equivalent and within the first 6 months of employment obtain one (1) of the Following Certifications
Preferred Qualifications
- Active Top Secret Clearance.
- Understanding of Cyber Kill Chain & Intelligence Defense.
- Conducting malware analysis of attacker tools providing indicators for enterprise defensive measures, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols.
- Interfacing with external entities including law enforcement organizations, intelligence community organizations and other government agencies such as the Department of Defense.
- Performing network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks.

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 The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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