Jr. Cyber Security Technician

at Leidos
Location Montgomery, AL
Date Posted March 17, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunity for a Junior Cyber Security Defense Technician based at Montgomery, Alabama.

This position is in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission.

The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network.
The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.

The Junior Cyber Security Defender Technician manages the Air Force AFINC Boundary Protection devices to include IDS/IPS, Firewalls, VPNS, malicious code response across the Air Force Enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:
Performs enterprise systems security operations to ensure 100% effective AFINC security status across the enterprise. 
Performs complex analytics on boundary protection systems to protect system assets from compromise, data loss, and other requirements.
Knowledgeable in DOD boundary protection and CSSP operations. 
Responds and mitigates risks and malicious code, classified incidents, CTO orders.
Work closely with other support and development teams.
Create and update documentation where required.
Work independently and as a team member.
Support on-call rotation schedule.

Basic Qualifications:
High School and 3-5 years of prior relevant experience or Bachelors with some prior relevant experience
Must have an active Secret Clearance.
Must be US Citizen.
One of the following IAT certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.
Must have or be able to obtain within 30 days: Palo Alto ACE, PCCSA, or PCNSA.

Preferred Qualifications:
CISCO Certified Network Administrators – CCNA (Security) or Wireshark WCNA.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Cyber Security

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. 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.

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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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