Junior Cyber Network Defense Analyst

  • Leidos,
  • Stennis Space Center, MS
  • 4 hours ago
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Network, Analyst, Analysis, Security, Firewall, Computer, Engineering, Linux, Software, Systems, IT, TCP, HTTP, SMTP, Windows, CISSP, Python
Full Time

Job Description

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Junior Cyber Network Defense 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.

The Monitoring and Analysis team provide 24x7 support across 4 different shifts. We have Front half shifts (day and night) and back half shifts (day and night). The front half shift will work 12 hour shifts from Sunday - Tuesday and alternating Wednesdays. The back half shift will work 12 hour shifts from Thursday - Saturday and alternating Wednesdays. Candidates must have the ability to work non-core hours, if necessary.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Utilize a SIEM for enterprise monitoring and detection
  • Create Security Event Notifications to document investigation findings
  • Perform critical thinking and analysis to investigate cyber security alerts
  • Analyze network traffic using enterprise tools (e.g. Full PCAP, Firewall, Proxy logs, IDS logs, etc)
  • Collaborate with team members to analyze an alert or a threat
  • Stay up to date with latest threats
  • Monitor shared email box for notifications and requests
  • Utilize OSINT to aid in their investigation
  • Contribute to content tuning requests


Basic Qualifications

All Junior Cyber Network Defense Analyst candidates shall have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field AND a minimum of 2+ years professional experience in the areas listed below:
  • Network Administration
  • Unix/Linux Administration
  • Software engineering
  • Software development
  • Systems administration
  • Help desk/IT support

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual in pursuit of a career in cyber security.

Candidates should also demonstrate the following:
  • Familiarity with a SOC's purpose and role within an organization
  • General understanding of common network ports and protocols (e.g. TCP/UDP, HTTP, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, etc)
  • Familiarity with network topologies and network security device functions (e.g. Firewall, IDS/IPS, Proxy, DNS, etc).
  • Familiarity with packet analysis tools such as Wireshark
  • Able to perform critical thinking and analysis to investigate cyber security alerts
  • Familiarity with common malware and attack vectors
  • Familiarity with Windows operating systems and standard OS logging
  • Familiarity with Antivirus, DLP, and host based firewalls

Must have at least one of the following certifications:
  • Comptia: Security+, Network+, CASP
  • SANS GIAC: GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFE, GREM, GXPN, GMON, GISF, or GCIH
  • EC Council: CEH, CHFI, LPT, ECSA
  • ISC2: CCFP, CCSP, CISSP CERT CSIH
  • Offensive Security: OSCP, OSCE, OSWP and OSEE

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
  • Familiar with SOC methodologies and processes
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Powershell, Javascript, VBS etc)


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-00062784
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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