Cyber Intel Analyst

Full Time
Fort Meade, MD
Areas of Interest: All Source Intelligence
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Information Assurance
Fort Meade, MD US
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Basic Qualifications
  • Clearance: DoD TS/SCI and eligible for C/I Polygraph
  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Information Security, Computer Science, Intelligence Analysis, Cyber Security, or another related field of study or equivalent 3+ years performing cyber threat intelligence analysis
  • Technical understanding in the following areas: network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic understanding of malware (malware communication, installation, malware types), intermediate knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, open source information collection 
  • Strong analytical and research skills with an extensive understanding of classified research tools and websites
  • Ability to write detailed and comprehensive cyber intelligence analytical products in a team environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to engage with cyber intelligence analyst counterparts across the US Intelligence and cyber communities
  • Demonstrated English writing and presentation ability. 
  • Ability to present analysis to large groups on a weekly basis.

Job Description
The Contractor shall man a 24 x 7, 365 day-a-year Intelligence Watch Officer position in support of J2/Joint Intelligence Operations Center (JIOC) as required. As the J2 representative to the JFHQ DODIN Operations Center (JDOC), the Contractor shall assist the JDOC Battle Captain to understand, manage, and mitigate incidents on the DoDIN. The Contractor shall maintain communications with all the J2 divisions and leadership and support current operations by providing intelligence updates as required. The Contractor shall assist in the development, management and dissemination of daily all source intelligence reports, bulletins, brief books, alerts, and briefings. The Contractor shall update, maintain and post intelligence products on, J2 information dissemination websites classified and unclassified networks as directed. The Contractor shall supply administrative assistance to the J2 directorate as required. The Contractor shall continue to execute tasking with J2 guidance, such as monitoring intrusion sets, providing contextual analysis of findings, and conducting data transfer authority duties. The contractor may be required to provide this support at exercise locations for training or real-world events.

Desired skills
  • Certifications: Security+ 
  • Demonstrated understanding of cyber advanced persistent threats, actors, infrastructure, and TTPs
  • Formal training as an intelligence analyst in any discipline – graduate of US Govt intelligence analysis course: CAC, IBC, Kent School, IC 101, Analysis 101, Army, Navy, AirForce, etc
  • Experience applying Kill Chain analysis, Cyber Intelligence Preparation of the Environment (CIPE) modeling, or Diamond modeling of cyber threat activity
  • Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, Security+, SANS certification(s), Network+, CCNA 
  • Advanced Data Visualization proficiency leveraging COTS/GOTS tools 
  • Technical Skills proficiency: encryption technologies/standards 
  • Existing Subject Matter Expert of Advanced Persistent Threat activity
  • Analyst experience in Federal Cyber Center (NTOC, IC-SSC, CYBERCOMMAND, NCIJTF, US-CERT) or Corporate CIRT
  • Any type of Cyber related Law Enforcement or Counterintelligence experience
  • Experience using ARCSite and FireEye 
  • Hold one or more of the below certifications: 
    • SANS GIAC in security administrator and/or forensics 
    • SANS GIAC GCIH - GIAC Certified Incident Handler 
    • (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 
    • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) 
    • CompTIA Security+ 
    • Microsoft Solutions Associate for Windows Server 2008/2012 
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 
    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Exam 
    • CompTIA Linux+ 
    • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 
    • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) 
    • EnCase Certified eDiscovery Practitioner (EnCEP) 
    • AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE)

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world’s toughest challenges in national security, health, and infrastructure. The Company’s 19,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes, and defend our Nation’s digital and physical infrastructure from ‘new world’ threats. Leidos is headquartered in Reston, Va. and had approximately $5.06 billion in revenues for fiscal year 2015, on a pro forma basis, following the spin-off of the company’s technical, engineering and enterprise IT business on Sept. 27, 2013.
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