Technical Lead/Cyber Security SME

  • Leidos,
  • Washington, DC
  • 11 hours ago
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IT, Security, Program Manager, Computer, Engineering, Systems, Management, Windows, Linux, CISSP, CCNA, Analysis, ISO, Architecture
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and cyber security professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Leidos is seeking a Security Operations Center (SOC) Technical Lead/Cyber Security SME to support a federal customer within the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Security Operations Center (SOC).

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provides subject matter expertise on enterprise information security architecture as applied to the organization's overall security strategy.
  • Advises program on overall risk levels and security posture.
  • Serves as an internal consultant and advisor in own area(s) of expertise (e.g., technology, tools, standards, best practices, processes, etc.).
  • Manages and conducts hands-on technical analysis as a supplement to the Incident Response and Forensics Teams during high-visibility or high-workload investigations
  • Serves as a contractual Task Lead with supervisory responsibilities over technical teams
  • Guide and mentor multiple team-leads ranging from a number of cyber security technical disciplines, including SIEM, network assurance, host assurance, web assurance, etc.
  • Provides subject matter expertise in the development of cyber operations specific indicators measuring success and attainment of team goals and objectives.
  • Articulates daily challenges to the Program Manager to support SOC development and growth
  • Interprets and advises on patterns of noncompliance with program standards and adherence to industry best practices to determine their impact on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of the team's cyber security mission and objectives.
  • Interprets and advises on appropriate application of laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific issues.
  • Develops short-term and strategic training events for the assigned team.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, telecommunications, or a related technical field, and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 years of prior relevant experience. Must have a minimum of a DoD Secret Clearance and in addition, must be able to obtain a DHS ICE EOD as well.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer/Engineering Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of work experience in Cybersecurity engineering
  • Experience with developing/integrating cybersecurity designs for systems and networks
  • Experience with documenting and addressing organizational information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements
  • Experience with developing system security context, a preliminary system security CONOPS, and define baseline system security requirements in accordance with applicable cybersecurity requirements
  • Experience with documenting the protection needs (i.e. security controls) for information system(s) and network(s)
  • Ability to perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan
  • Ability to develop a system security context, a preliminary system security CONOPS, and define baseline system security requirements in accordance with applicable cybersecurity requirements
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools to include those supporting operation system, web application, database assessments,
  • Skill in translating operational requirements into protection needs (i.e. security controls)
  • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) work experience
  • Hands on experience with Windows/Linux operations to include configuration, maintenance, and management
  • Cybersecurity Certifications: At least one of the following: CISSP, CCSP, CCNA,CISSP-ISSAP,CISSP-ISSEP, GIAC, SSCP, Security+ (or equivalent as approved by the Government)
  • Secret Clearance (Eligible)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to execute technology and/or tool automation processes.
  • Ability to optimize systems and/or tools to meet enterprise performance requirements.
  • Technical (hands-on) experience with Cyber Security Incident Handling, Malware Analysis, Security Monitoring, Cyber Security Compliance, Cyber Security Risk assessments, and technical procedure documentation
  • Knowledge of operations testing and evaluation methods as they relate to the Cyber Security area of expertise.
  • Experience managing a technical team in an operational environment (SOC considered a plus)
  • Experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations
  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
  • Understanding of DevOps/Agile concepts and processes

External Referral Bonus:

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:


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Job Family:
Security Architecture and Engineering

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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-00056294
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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