Network Threat Support Specialist - Senior

    Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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    Job Description


    Job Description:

    Location: Fort Meade area.

    The Network Threat Support Specialist will perform analysis to support cyber operation. The NTSS will serve as a member of a computer network operations (CNO) intelligence team, focused on the threat to networked weapons platforms and US and DoD information networks. The NTSS will collaborate with analytical counterparts across the U.S. Intelligence Community; apply knowledge of threat environment, open-source tools, and current implementation of threat technologies in order to devise all-source analytic/collection strategies to pursue access and exploitation of targets of interest.
    This work will be performed at a customer site near Fort Meade, Maryland

    • Perform static analysis, dynamic analysis, network attack characterization and reconstruction, and the development of mitigation strategies.
    • Conduct analysis of all types of computer code, particularly malicious code (malware.)
    • Develop an agile responsive strategy for coordinating and evaluating tasking of systems and sites.
    • The Analyst will use commercial forensics tools to image and review computer drives and data, determine if an incident occurred, and discover the intrusion method.
    • Perform extensive post-mission, produce technical intelligence reports in support of special programs and provide expertise and leadership to the team in the development of analytical models and assessments.
    • Duties may include writing forensics and/or incident response reports, investigating computer attacks, and extracting data from electronic systems and training team members on analysis, tools or reporting.
    • Bachelor's degree in applicable (Math, Science, Computer or Engineering) or related field (or equivalent work experience) with 12+ years related experience.
    • Shall have a work experience in network and vulnerability analysis within the DoD/IC.
    • Proficient with internet research and interpreting complex information.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.
    • Work experience must include 6+ years of Intelligence analysis experience within the DoD/IC.
    • Basic understanding/experience with collection management and intelligence community databases.
    • Experience working with any of the following Cyber tools: Wireshark, IDA Pro, WinHex, Encase or OLLY Dbg.
    • An understanding of the Special Technical Operations and Special Access Program communities.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required with the ability to present complex technology into layman terms.
    • Self- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedule.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.
    External Referral Eligible



    External Referral Bonus:Eligible

    Potential for Telework:No

    Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


    Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


    Requisition Category:Professional

    Job Family:IntelligenceLeidos

    Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

    Pay and Benefits

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    Commitment to Diversity

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

    Posting ID: 559416192Posted: 2020-06-03