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Security Computer and Forensics Investigator

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT? Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with one of the BEST in government contracting? Ranked by Forbes in 2018 as a Top 100 government contractor and one of the World's Most Ethical Companies, Team Leidos is one you don't want to overlook. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. Leidos is seeking a Computer and Network Security Investigator to conduct administrative investigations (i.e. computer misuse, unauthorized disclosures of sensitive or classified information, mishandling sensitive or classified information, etc.), provide computer and network forensic analysis support to SII and Agency investigators, and directly support the NGA Cyber Security Operations Cell (CSOC) during responses to computer and network security incidents.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Investigate suspected instances of fraud, waste and abuse, data spills, and network penetrations.
  • Investigate and eradicate computer viruses and malicious code.
  • Provide computer incident and violation response support, and cyber security awareness and training.
  • Participate in technical meetings and working groups to address issues related to computer security and vulnerabilities.
  • Develop and deliver reports and briefings.
  • Evaluate system and program security vulnerabilities; develop procedures and countermeasures that protect operations.
  • Incorporate all security disciplines; recommend and develop requirements, specifications, designs, and procedures that satisfy program security policy and planning guidance.
  • Monitor implementation of security requirements for Government and Industry facilities and systems.
  • Forensic: uses a variety of forensics and intrusion detection tools to conduct forensic examination activities including assisting in the analysis of various types of networks, computer and technology devices which may contain digital evidence.
  • Provide computer incident and violation response support and will participate in technical meetings and working groups to address issues related to computer security, protection against malware, and other vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate alerts identified by various security appliances and review audit logs to determine if an incident has occurred.Basic Qualifications:
    • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly
    • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related science field preferred.
    • Minimum 7 years of technical experience working in a client/server environment.
    • Knowledge in the proper use of computer forensics and security compliance tools
    • Experience conducting network-based incident investigations.
    • Experience with software toolsets to include EnCase Forensics and EnCase Enterprise and demonstrated understanding of client/server architecture and TCP/IP protocols.
    • Knowledge of modern Windows Server platforms and desktop operating systems.
    • Experience maintaining "chain of custody" by following standard rules of digital evidence.
    • In-depth working knowledge in DOD and IC intelligence regulations
    • Familiarity with intelligence oversight principles, superior writing, and briefing skills and capable of providing polished analysis documentation.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Have an understanding of how various attacks work at the memory and register level
      • Experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems and various programming and scripting languages are desired
      • Experience utilizing Microsoft SQL server, BindView and ArcSight
      • Proficiency using MS-Office tool suite is desired, as is knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications and uses
      • Prior experience with network intrusion
      • Experience authoring and executing plans and programs at the headquarters or agency level is beneficial.This position has a target range for compensation of $80,000 - $90,000. This is a firm fixed price contract and does not allow for negotiations outside of this target range.Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $141,000.00The 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.

Keywords: Leidos Inc, St. Louis , Security Computer and Forensics Investigator , IT / Software / Systems , Saint Louis, Missouri

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