Feb 16, 2023

Senior Information Security Analyst

  • Leidos
  • Doral, FL, United States
Full time Information Technology

Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Senior Information Security Analyst for a position as part of a team supporting the Air Force’s U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended (BICES-X) program in Doral, FL. This is a full time position that must work in Doral, FL.  No full time telework is allowed.

The Senior Information Security Analyst will support tasks on the contract related to the BICES Program. US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs Cybersecurity Infrastructure Support activities (formally known as Cyber Network Defense) for a large Program; coordinates with government Program staff, USAF, and other government agencies to assist in the creation, dissemination, direction, and auditing of program policy, standards, and operating procedures.

  • This position will be working within our Cybersecurity infrastructure environment providing but not limited to; Implementation and Administration of Security Ops, SPLUNK, ACAS, ESS, and security related activities to secure and harden the CND systems.

  • Uses defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur or might occur within the network in order to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats.

  • Utilize available resources to conduct Cybersecurity activities, and report to senior GDIT and government personnel on overall program security posture.

  • Conduct network and system audits for vulnerabilities using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), ACAS vulnerability scanner, and DISA SCAP to mitigate those findings for Solaris, Linux, Windows, and associated network operating systems.

  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.

  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience required.

  • Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Bachelors degree. Additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II (including vendor cert for firewall or networking) and CSSP Infrastructure Support access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and maintain ITIL V3 Foundation certification.

  • Requires familiarity with network concepts, user authentication, and digital signatures.

  • Requires understanding of DOD RMF.

  • Requires understanding of DHS/DoD policies and procedures, including FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800-53, DHS 4300A SSH and other applicable policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ESS Proficiency with a focus on back-end maintenance, policy management and deployment.

  • ACAS Proficiency with a focus on Vulnerability Scan policy, DISA Best Practices and Agent manager deployment.

  • The ability to work and set priorities on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment.

  • Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required; CISSP preferred.

  • The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.

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