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Intrusion Analyst


Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a new Cyber Analyst to join our Security Operations Center (SOC) in Fairmont, WV, in support of our customer at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NOAA SOC comprises of 20 analysts performing 24/7 operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Perform against established operational rhythm, expectations and standards for Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts

+ Part of the 24x7 operations of the NOAA SOC, supporting shift coverage

+ Perform incident handling responsibilities with direct interface to customers and management team

+ Perform analysis on anomalous behavior based on log data from firewalls, packet capture, web proxy services, network flow analysis, intrusion detection, and malware analysis tools

+ Operate autonomously to further investigate and escalate in accordance with protocols and contractual SLAs

+ Identify areas of improvement for SOC processes and tools to enhance the mission

+ Provide teaching / mentoring junior analysts

Required Qualifications:

+ Requires BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level; experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable.

+ Prior experience performing as a SOC analyst

+ Working knowledge of SIEM solutions and incident management solutions

+ Technical understanding of core cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.

+ Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Team player

+ CEH, GCIH, or relevant IT technology certification

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Upbeat and positive attitude

+ Hands-on cybersecurity experience.

+ Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vector, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

+ Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.

+ Familiarity with Cloud concepts and experience performing monitoring and responding to threats in Cloud environments.

+ Familiarity with the NOAA mission.


+ Must be US Citizen.

+ Must be able to maintain security clearance, specifically DoD/Top Secret Clearance (Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret acceptable).


+ Fairmont, WV

+ Boulder, CO


Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.


REQNUMBER: R-00094290

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Intrusion Analyst

Full time
Fairmont, WV 26554

Published on 11/01/2022

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