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COMPLETE Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst - Bluemont, VA

3 days ago


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Working Location

3003 Bluemont VA, United States   [ View map ]

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the FEMA Enterprise. 


Leidos has an immediate need for a Cyber Threat Intelligence/Threat Hunter Analyst to join our FEMA SOC Team.


The ideal Cyber Threat Intelligence/Threat Hunter Analyst is process driven, curious, and enjoys identifying patterns and anomalies in data that are not immediately obvious.


Basic Qualifications

  • In addition to clearance requirement, all FEMA personnel must have a current or be able to favorably pass a 5-year background investigation (BI).

  • BS in IT related field or higher and 4-8 years’ experience in an information technology field

  • Two years of recent experience with host-based and network-based security monitoring solutions and to include security content recommendation or development (host based and network signatures).

  • 5+ years of recent experience with host-based and network-based security monitoring solutions and to include security content recommendation or development (host based and network signatures).

  • Deep understanding of Cyber Kill Chain and applicable analytic models such the Diamond Model, strong written and oral communication skills

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify, track, and investigate high priority threat campaigns, malicious actors with the interest, capability and TTPs (Techniques, Tactics and Procedures).

  • Bring a comprehensive understanding, analyzing and tracking the Cyber Threat landscape, including identifying and analyzing cyber threats actors, APT TTPs and/or activities to enhance cybersecurity posture of the organization’s IT operating environment.

  • Author, update, and maintain SOPs, playbooks, work instructions.

  • Utilize Threat Intelligence and Threat Models to create threat hypotheses.

  • Plan and scope Threat Hunt Missions to verify threat hypotheses.

  • Proactively and iteratively search through systems and networks to detect advanced threats.

  • Analyze host, network, and application logs in addition to malware and code.

  • Prepare and report risk analysis and threat findings to appropriate stakeholders.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

  • Previous DOD, IC or Law Enforcement Intelligence or Counterintelligence Training/Experience.

  • Knowledge of Structured Analytic Technique

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.

  • Experience in lieu of degree

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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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    00100 LEIDOS, INC.

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