Description Job Description:
Leidos is currently seeking a Junior Cyber Security Defense Engineer in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The Cyber Security Defender manages the Air Force AFINC Boundary Protection devices to include IDS/IPS, Firewalls, VPNS, malicious code response across the Air Force Enterprise.
- Performs enterprise systems security operations to ensure 100% effective AFINC security status across the enterprise.
- Performs complex analytics on boundary protection systems to protect system assets from compromise, data loss, and other requirements.
- Experienced in DOD boundary protection and CSSP operations.
- Responds and mitigates risks and malicious code, classified incidents, CTO orders, etc.
- Perform work within the defined SLAs
- Work closely with other support and development teams
- Create and update documentation where required
- Work independently and as a team member
- Support on-call rotation schedule
- Cross train capabilities with other team members
- BS and 2 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with some prior relevant experience
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Must have an active Secret Clearance
- One of the following IAT certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP (or ability to obtain within 60 days)
External Referral Bonus:
- Cyber Cert CISCO Administrators - CCNA (Security), for Wireshark WCNA
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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