Cyber Threat Intel Analyst

  • Leidos,
  • Los Angeles, CA
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Leidos
Analysis, Analyst, CISSP, Development, Linux, Management, Networking, Networks, Perl, PowerShell, Routers, Security, Switches, Windows
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description




Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Cyber Threat Intel Analyst in either Vicksburg, MS, or Hillsboro, OR (preferred). Alternatively the following locations may be available for the right candidate: New York, Hanover, Philadelphia, DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Fort Worth, Colorado Springs. Periodic telework is available.

Role Description:


Performs as the Technical SME in area of cyber threat intelligence. Incorporates threat intelligence into countermeasures to detect and prevent intrusions and malware infestation.


Identifies threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures and based on indicators develops custom signatures and blocks.


Interacts with the ACE-IT CIRT for incident response, recovery, and prevention. Interacts with the ACE-IT SOC and NOC personnel to maximize cyber threat prevention measures, enhance audit and logging standards, and enforce and monitor effective cyber security policies and configurations and security event management within the logging and SIEM infrastructure.


Implement the core Security Intelligence Center (SIC) concepts (SOC vs. SIC, Cyber Kill Chain, APT)

Have a strong understanding of the enterprise network and how each component contributes to Security Intelligence

Have a strong understanding of the tools & techniques necessary to efficiently identify trends and extract indicators from large data sources

Understand and employ the Cyber Kill Chain

Know the importance how to be in control of the adversary's intrusion steps

Know how to identify and create mitigations for the Cyber Kill Chain grid

Understand the concept of APT

Understand what makes APT different than traditional cyber threats (more examples)

Know examples of specific intrusion techniques used by APT adversaries

Recognize what you'll need to know to prevent or identify APT intrusions

Understand key networking concepts relevant to the Security Intelligence process

Understand key forensics and incident response concepts critical to the Security Intelligence process

Understand and work with various categories of electronic evidence including media, email, and networks

Study the detection and prevention of intrusion and attacks

Understand structured digital evidence collection and evaluation

Identify network architectures and select network components

Implement a full network infrastructure including routers, switches, gateways, and firewalls

Configure network devices and optimize network performance

Maintain network devices, design, and infrastructure

Understand concepts of packet analysis

Examine different methods of policy creation, implement a security policy and create a policy document

Navigate the command line using specific expressions to manipulate data

Handle and organize disparate data about detections, attacks, and attackers

Discovery techniques and vetting of new intelligence

Build better actionable intelligence from data

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:


Requires Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university/college in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and 6 to 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience.


Relevant Experience required: Computer network defense technologies and Cyber Kill Chain

  • Threat actor TTP and indicator identification using large data sources.
  • Custom signature development
  • Packet analysis

Clearance: Must possess a current/active Top Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

Desired Certifications and Skills:


GCIH, GCFA, GREM, CISSP, CEH


Windows and Linux operating systems, ArcSight, Scripting languages (PERL; Powershell, etc),




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.
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Position Id : R-00010852_35928252067_0

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