Endpoint Cyber Operations Analyst
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The Leidos Cybersecurity Capabilities Organization has an immediate
opening for a motivated Endpoint Cyber Analyst to join the Endpoint
Cybersecurity Operations team. This position can be supported from
Orlando - FL, Reston - VA, Gaithersburg - MD, or telework for the
You will join a team of other endpoint cybersecurity analysts in
providing day to day operational support across a range of Leidos
managed enterprise endpoint security solutions. This role focuses
on learning to support & maintain industry leading cyber security
products while gaining experience defending a Fortune 500
organization. Working closely with the Endpoint Cybersecurity
Engineering team, you will be expected to "think like an adversary"
and provide analyst-centric input into every phase in the Cyber
Defense development process from an endpoint security perspective.
Additionally, you will provide written documentation in support of
the Endpoint Cybersecurity Operations standard operating procedures
(SOPs) and contribute to the technical innovation that will evolve
Leidos' defensive capabilities and methodologies.
Daily ticket queue management.
Operational support & maintenance for endpoint security solutions
(e.g., Anti-Virus, Host Firewall, Forensics based tools, Privilege
management, application whitelisting, EDR).
Rotational on-call responsibilities.
Technical control implementation & enforcement based on inputs
received by the Leidos Cybersecurity Intelligence & Response Center
(CSIRC), Endpoint Cybersecurity Engineering team, and other
internal organizations, leaders, stakeholders where applicable.
Support change management tasking relative to the security policies
associated with the endpoint security solutions that you
Work closely with your team lead\manager to ensure tasks are
executed on time.
Ensure documentation relative to the supported endpoint security
products, procedures, services, etc., are written and centrally
Create and monitor reporting for compliance.
Provide assistance in troubleshooting complex problems across the
endpoint security solutions.
Provide inputs back to the Endpoint Cybersecurity Engineering team
with the goal of identifying and remediating existing gaps in
vendor solutions and platform technologies.
Collaborate using information and knowledge sharing networks and
professional relationships to achieve common goals.
Take direction & guidance from the endpoint cybersecurity
engineering team (and others) and perform other tasks as
Lead inter-departmental meetings with other teams within Leidos to
coordinate security solutions and updates
Ability to write and verbally communicate information security and
risk-related concepts effectively to both technical and
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and demonstrate poise
and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure,
Fundamental understanding of accepted security practices,
troubleshooting issues, attack vectors, and customer support.
Understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.
Foundational understanding of advanced threat detection in an
Foundational understanding of malware families, their types, and
the threat they pose
US Citizenship is required.
B.S in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information
technology, or other Cyber Security field from an accredited
university. Additional years of relevant experience or technology
certifications may be considered in lieu of degree. This should
include 2-4 years of endpoint security experience.
Experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining endpoint
security solutions (e.g., Anti-Virus, Host Firewall, Forensics
based tools, Privilege management, application whitelisting, EDR,
Knowledgeable of forensic procedures and practices including
imaging and memory analytics. Specifically, the design,
maintenance, and documentation of enterprise forensic capabilities.
(Popular commercial products include: EnCase, FTK, and others)
Windows 10 security best practices and configurations.
MacOS security best practices and configurations.
Linux System Administration experience or experience with Linux OS
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows administrative & troubleshooting
Demonstrated experience performing cybersecurity analysis from an
Demonstrated knowledge of common information security management
frameworks such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT and NIST and an
understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements such as
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and
Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standard.
Functional understanding of scripting languages (Batch, PowerShell,
Python, VBScript, etc.)
GIAC GCIA Certification or other cyber security certifications are
Experience with Splunk (preferred) or other SIEM platform.
Experience with Cloud-based information protection and cyber
Eligible to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
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
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