The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Cyber Security Specialist Senior
Cyber Security Specialist Senior under broad supervision operates all aspects of Information Systems (IS) data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.
The Cyber Security Specialist Senior will inform users about security measures, explain potential threats, implement, administer, and enforce security best practices in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access.
May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Implements and monitors security measures for communication systems, networks, and provides advice that systems and personnel adhere to established security standards and Governmental requirements for security on these systems.
Develops and executes Government approved security policies, plans, and procedures; implement data network security measures;
operate and monitor network intrusion detection and forensic systems; conduct IS security incident handling; support Continuity of Operations Plan / Disaster Recovery (COOP / DR) plans, and perform certification of IS and networks.
Performs other information security duties including operation of Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) and maintenance of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
Operates Host Based Security System (HBSS), firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), other point of presence security tools, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and related security operations.
Performs defensive cyber operation duties including, but not limited to, ensuring workstation and server compliancy with Marine Corps McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS) requirements;
identifying cybersecurity incidents using HBSS, Tenable Security Center, RedSeal, McAfee Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM), and other automated tools;
operating Imperva Web Application and Database firewalls; performing forensics and remedial action on cybersecurity incidents;
and reporting defensive cyber operations statistics.
Confers with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS :
8 years of past relevant experience.
Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of training, education, and military experience
Certified in accordance with DoD 8570.01 M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III
Experience in computer and information security assessment and administration
U.S. citizen with a DoD Secret security clearance or higher
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Prior NGEN ONE-Net experience
Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
Familiarity with the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program