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Vulnerability Assessor


Leidos is seeking an experienced Vulnerability Assessor to join a highly visible cyber security operations center (SOC) program. 


Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise.  The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication.


This position will provide Vulnerability Assessment support to the DHS SOC Support Services Program, focused on performing vulnerability scans of enterprise IT assets utilizing the approved scanning infrastructure.  Additional responsibilities include performing research and analyzing current threats and vulnerabilities that may affect the enterprise, writing security advisories, and participating as team member performing focused adversarial assessments.  


Perform research on current threats and vulnerabilities.  

Author security advisories.  

Manage enterprise vulnerability compliance. 

Conduct vulnerability assessments of IT systems 



Required Education and Experience:Requires Bachelors in Information Technology or related field of study and 2 to 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. 
The candidate must currently possess or be able to obtain a DHS EOD Clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI.

Familiar with the management, operational, and technical aspects of IT Security in a complex enterprise environment.  

Desired Skills:

-        Familiarity with Nessus Security Center

-        Security+ certification

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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