Cyber Incident Response Analyst

  • Leidos,
  • Stennis Space Center, MS
  • 10 hours ago
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Leidos
Analyst, Management, Systems, Performance, Computer, Engineering, CISSP, Security, Windows, Linux, Network, HTTP, VPN, Python, Bash
Full Time

Job Description

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Cyber Incident Response Analyst to join our team on a highly-visible cyber security single-award IDIQ vehicle that provides security operations center (SOC) support, cyber analysis, application development, and a 24x7x365 support staff.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Coordinate investigation and response efforts throughout the Incident Response lifecycle
  • Correlate and analyze events and data to determine scope of Cyber Incidents
  • Acquire and analyze endpoint and network artifacts, volatile memory, malicious files/binaries and scripts
  • Recognize attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures as potential indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be used to improve monitoring, analysis and Incident Response.
  • Develop, document, and maintain Incident Response process, procedures, workflows, and playbooks
  • Tune and maintain security tools (EDR, IDS, SIEM, etc) to reduce false positives and improve SOC detection capabilities
  • Document Investigation and Incident Response actions taken in Case Management Systems and prepare formal Incident Reports
  • Create metrics and determine Key Performance Indicators to drive maturity of SOC operations
  • Develop security content such as scripts, signatures, and alerts


Basic Qualifications

Requires a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field PLUS four (4) years of professional experience in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics.

Must have at least one of the following certifications:
  • SANS GIAC: GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN GCFE, GREM
  • CISSP OSCP, OSCE, OSWP

Must have current TS/SCI. In addition to specific security clearance requirements, all Department of Homeland Security SOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.

Preferred Qualifications
  • In-depth knowledge of each phase of the Incident Response life cycle
  • Expertise of Operating Systems (Windows/Linux) operations and artifacts
  • Understanding of Enterprise Network Architectures to include routing/switching, common protocols (DHCP, DNS, HTTP, etc), and devices (Firewalls, Proxies, Load Balancers, VPN, etc)
  • Ability to recognize suspicious activity/events, common attacker TTPs, and perform logical analysis and research to determine root cause and scope of Incidents
  • Be familiar with Cyber Kill Chain and have utilized the ATT&CK Framework
  • Have scripting experience with Python, PowerShell, and/or Bash
  • Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
  • Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning


Pay Range:


Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) 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.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00061589
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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