Cyber Security Analyst

at Leidos
Location Portsmouth, VA
Date Posted December 22, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500 company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

Provides coordination and technical expertise for Cyber Security Programs. Applies specialized knowledge and expertise in formulating and implementing plans, programs, policies, and systems appropriate to various threat situations and local conditions.  Knowledge of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) directives and policies and procedures pertaining to sensitive information.

Comprehensive knowledge of corrective action management, and auditing principles. Must be able to interact with a variety of individuals from co-workers to senior-level managers within the company and DOE. Must also work closely with other site contractor managers and DOE officials. Must be able to use analytical skills to solve problems and establish priorities to achieve high quality and cost-effective results. Demonstrates a personal commitment to safety and quality.  

Primary Responsibilities

• Knowledgeable of the requirements specified in DOE Headquarters and local directives.
• Conducts audits or surveys of security programs and provides assistance and consulting services to all department.
• Maintains a current understanding of all applicable Federal and DOE regulations and provide interpretation to the site.
• Maintains firewalls, IDS/IPS, Email Security Appliances, and Web Security Appliances
• Remain conversant with industry’s computer security technology and practices
• Enhances cyber security awareness through end-user training and ongoing communications
• Develops, reviews and updates cyber security plans and procedures
• Performs vulnerability, risk and threat analysis
• Ensures all changes to systems are performed in accordance with configuration controls.

Researches, documents, and implements software application requirements, specifications and works with the system users to ensure effective use of applications.

• Gathers statistics and writes reports for discussion with management, team members, and end users.
• Maintains a safe working environment. Demonstrates awareness and implementation of applicable environmental, safety and health (ES&H) requirements while also alerting coworkers of such requirements as needed.
• Demonstrates ability to get along with co-workers, customers and visitors.
• Demonstrates a personal commitment to safety and quality.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in an IT related subject matter area from an accredited college or university and have 2-4 years of experience in an operational cyber security specific role (e.g., information system security manager, information system security officer, cyber security specialist) or have five years of experience in an operational cyber security specific role and possess a technical IT related professional certification
• Experience working with external audit teams
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q Clearance

* This position offers telecommuting up until the pandemic crisis clears. At that point, the work will be onsite. 

Preferred Qualifications

Industry certifications CISSP, CEH, CCSP, etc.
 

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

DOE Q

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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