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Intrusion Analyst Lead

Company: Leidos
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Leidos is seeking a mid-level analyst in support of NOAA's SOC. This individual will lead the Intrusion Analyst team consisting of approximately seven analysts in support of 24/7 operations. This team performs incident handling, forensics analysis, and additional investigative function as needed. This team will work closely with the Security Operators team who focuses on monitoring and triage, the engineering team, as well as the constituents across the agency. Specific responsibilities include:Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of up to 7 analysts performing defensive cybersecurity operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Ensure the effective performance against established operational rhythm, expectations and standards for Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts
  • Provide hands-on technical support to subordinates during high-visibility cyber security incidents
  • Identify areas of improvement for SOC processes and tools to enhance the mission
  • Place an emphasis on the development of staff and cultivate career growth opportunities to ensure the long term success of the mission
  • Correlate events throughout NOAA FISMAs to provide an early warning capability and provide trending data that enable decision-makers to prioritize cyber mitigation efforts and investment strategies
    • Integrate, correlate, and enrich disparate information sources to provide actionable intelligence and advice to network and system operators as well as to bureau and departmental management.
    • Perform analysis on anomalous behavior based on log data from firewalls, packet capture, web proxy services, network flow analysis, intrusion detection, and malware analysis tools
    • Facilitate prioritization and requirements gathering for content development or new technology implementation.Basic Qualifications:
      • Requires BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level; experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable.
      • Prior experience performing as a SOC analyst
      • Prior experience in small team/group leadership
      • Team player
      • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
      • Upbeat and positive attitude
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Prior experience leading a team within a SOC environment
        • Working knowledge of SIEM solutions and incident management solutions
        • Technical understanding of core cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
        • Hands-on cybersecurity experience.
        • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vector, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
        • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.
        • Familiarity with Cloud concepts and experience performing monitoring and responding to threats in Cloud environments.
        • Familiarity with the NOAA mission.Clearance Qualifications:
          • Must be a US Citizen.
          • Must have an active Top Secret clearanceLocations:
            • Fairmont, WV
            • Boulder, CONOAAGOVPay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Boulder , Intrusion Analyst Lead, Professions , Boulder, Colorado

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