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Cybersecurity Officer

Are you ready for your next mission? Leidos’ Defense & Intelligence Group has an opening for a Cybersecurity Officer. As a Cybersecurity Officer you’ll be part of a team which provides IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services to ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of U.S. Army Military Intelligence Enterprise IT Systems.  This position will be based at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX.
The Cybersecurity Officer will lead network engineers and system administrators at the site and on the program to ensure assets are fully functional and secure.  Monitor alerts from vendors and headquarters for relevant patches, ensure site compliance, help troubleshoot as necessary, and provide reporting as required. Analyzes root causes and resolves issues. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining security audit definitions and files in accordance with INSCOM G6 Cyber Security Division.
  • Analyze events that occur within the network environment for the purpose of mitigating weaknesses.
  • Responsible for ensuring network/enclave resource logs are continuously feeding into centralized collection, reduction and correlation tools.
  • Responsible for monitoring of security products such as but not limited to HBSS, ArcSight, Splunk, Tenable Nessus & Security Center.
  • Evaluate COOP readiness and associated procedures. 
  • Investigate and analyze all response activities related to cyber security incidents within the network environment or enclave in coordination with INSCOM G6 Cyber Security Division under a tiered response structure.  Understand and comply with Cyber Incident Handling Program 10 Jul 2012 (CJCSM 6510.01B);
  • Serve as action officer coordinating cyber security sanitization and reporting at your location;
  • Assist with troubleshooting incidents that might be caused by cybersecurity protocols and definitions.
  • Perform incident triage to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact and track and document incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Interface and engage with stakeholders at all levels as required to fulfill the Cyber Security requirements and to ensure interoperability and successful integration of new technology, mission systems, and Quick Reaction Capabilities.
  • Communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Recommend hardware and software solutions, including new acquisition and upgrades.
  • Conduct training programs designed to educate the organization’s computer users about basic and advanced cyber protocols.

Basic Qualifications: 
  • High School diploma/GED with 8+ years of relevant experience, OR Associate's degree with 6+ years of experience, OR Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of experience, OR Master's Degree with 2 Years of relevant experience, or PhD. 
  • Active TS/SCI required at time of hire.
  • Minimum Certification at time of hire to meet 8570.01M Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level II certification: CAP, CASP CE, GSLC, CISM, or CISSP (or Associate)
  • Knowledgeable regarding required A&A documentation and have the ability to accurately update the System Security Plan (SSP) and all other required documentation in support of the organizations Cybersecurity requirements.
  • Expertise performing Cybersecurity functions such as:
    • a. Patching;
    • b. Vulnerability Scans;
    • c. Configuration Management support
    • d. Asset Management;
    • e. Cybersecurity specific applications management
    • f. Account Management;
    • g. Maintain all IT related SOPs
    • h. ATO and ATC support;
    • i. FISMA compliance support


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst, formerly CND-A, Certification such as: CEH, CFR, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or SCYBER, OR
  • Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Manager Certification such as: CISM or CISSP-ISSMP
  • Computing Environment certification for Microsoft Server (i.e. MCSA Windows Server 2012), or Linux (e.g., Solaris, RedHat Linux, or CompTIA Linux+).  
  • Additional Relevant Certifications such as MCP Windows 10, CompTIA A+ or Network+, or Cisco or Juniper networking
  • Large, Enterprise-level IT experience in supporting multiple networked and stand-alone environments.
  • Expertise with Virtualization, SCCM desktop management suite, software packaging and deployment automation, firewall configuration, and storage (eg., NetApp, Dell)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Strong organizational, documentation, project management, and communications skills.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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