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Intrusion Analyst

Company: Leidos
Location: Boulder
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Description Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Join the Leidos Civil IT (CivIT) team in accelerating cybersecurity in a changing world where we make a difference by protecting critical networks for our government and commercial customers. - Leidos Digital Modernization Sector helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. To explore and learn more about the Leidos Civil Group, click here! Are you ready to challenge yourself with an organization that encourage & support career growth on an enterprise-wide scale? Your greatest work is ahead! - Leidos is looking for a new Intrusion Analyst to join our Security Operations Center (SOC) in Fairmont, WV/Boulder, CO in support of our customer at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NOAA SOC comprises of 20 analysts performing 24/7 operations. Learn more about NOAA here: https://careers.leidos.com/ Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform against established operational rhythm, expectations, and standards for Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts
  • Part of the 24x7 operations of the NOAA SOC, supporting shift coverage
  • Perform incident handling responsibilities with direct interface to customers and management team
  • 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 - - -
  • Operate freely to further investigate and escalate in accordance with protocols and contractual SLAs
  • Identify areas of improvement for SOC processes and tools to enhance the mission -
  • Provide teaching / mentoring junior levels Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant background to operate within the scope contemplated by the level or a Master's with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience; experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable.
    • Prior background performing as a SOC analyst
    • CEH, GCIH, or relevant IT technology certification is required
    • Working knowledge of SIEM solutions and incident management solutions
    • Technical understanding of core cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
    • Strong systematic and troubleshooting skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Team player Preferred Qualifications:
      • Upbeat and positive attitude
      • Hands-on cybersecurity exposure.
      • Demonstrated comprehension of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vector, and methods of exploitation with a grasp of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
      • Familiarity or background in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.
      • Familiarity with Cloud concepts and background performing monitoring and replying to threats in Cloud environments.
      • Familiarity with the NOAA mission. Clearance:
        • Must be a U.S Citizen.
        • Must have an active Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret acceptable to be considered for this role. Location:
          • Fairmont, WV
          • Boulder, CO Original Posting Date: 2024-03-27 While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above. Pay Range: Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00 The 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, Professions , Boulder, Colorado

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