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Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Requisition:

Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer / Cyber Security Analyst with the technical expertise to perform a broad range of information assurance engineering tasks in a complex customer environment. This position is responsible for:

  • information gathering, port and vulnerability scanning and analysis according to policy;
  • Scheduling, execution and tracking of vulnerability remediation activities;
  • Security monitoring, analysis and incident response;
  • Tracking, and reporting of security patch/upgrade implementation
  • Development of security policies, processes and procedure
  • Development of information security documents
  • Conducting security audits
  • Workload estimating
  • Development and delivery of presentations
  • Security product trade studies
  • Security test and evaluation
  • STIG/Checklist auditing.

Basic Qualifications:
 

  • BS degree & 4-8 years of related experience or Masters & 2-6 years of related experience or experience in lieu of degree.  
  • 5 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cyber Security. 
  • 3 years of experience in incident detection and response, system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development is required.

This position has a particular focus on incident response and threat assessment as part of a Security Operations Center (SOC).  

  • Candidates should have experience in investigating computer and information security incidents to determine the extent of a compromise and providing assessments and forensics support of these incidents.
  • The candidate is expected to have a broad range of knowledge into the latest tools and techniques used to secure IPv4 & IPv6 networks. 
  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and work well with a team across multiple domain areas.
  • Apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to an architectural framework.
  • Provide broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development.
  • Resolve architecture implementation issues during integration and test.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. 
  • Change management and Engineering control gates.
  • Security architecture development
  • Customer requirements identification
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Performance metrics related to security operations
  • Experience identify new tools and perform trade studies

Desired certifications:
 

  • CISSP
  • CEH
  • CCNA-Security
  • MCSE

Clearance: Current TS/SCI with Polygraph

You will be required to pass both a customer required and administered medical and physiological screening, as a condition of employment.



External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Security 1000 Intelligence

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Vienna
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace
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Company Overview

Leidos

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos' annual revenues are approximately $10 billion. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. 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. Learn More

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US-VA-Vienna
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Leidos
Company:
US-VA-Vienna
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Engineering & Aerospace
Store Type:

Job Description

Description



Job Requisition:

Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer / Cyber Security Analyst with the technical expertise to perform a broad range of information assurance engineering tasks in a complex customer environment. This position is responsible for:

  • information gathering, port and vulnerability scanning and analysis according to policy;
  • Scheduling, execution and tracking of vulnerability remediation activities;
  • Security monitoring, analysis and incident response;
  • Tracking, and reporting of security patch/upgrade implementation
  • Development of security policies, processes and procedure
  • Development of information security documents
  • Conducting security audits
  • Workload estimating
  • Development and delivery of presentations
  • Security product trade studies
  • Security test and evaluation
  • STIG/Checklist auditing.

Basic Qualifications:
 

  • BS degree & 4-8 years of related experience or Masters & 2-6 years of related experience or experience in lieu of degree.  
  • 5 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cyber Security. 
  • 3 years of experience in incident detection and response, system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development is required.

This position has a particular focus on incident response and threat assessment as part of a Security Operations Center (SOC).  

  • Candidates should have experience in investigating computer and information security incidents to determine the extent of a compromise and providing assessments and forensics support of these incidents.
  • The candidate is expected to have a broad range of knowledge into the latest tools and techniques used to secure IPv4 & IPv6 networks. 
  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and work well with a team across multiple domain areas.
  • Apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to an architectural framework.
  • Provide broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development.
  • Resolve architecture implementation issues during integration and test.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. 
  • Change management and Engineering control gates.
  • Security architecture development
  • Customer requirements identification
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Performance metrics related to security operations
  • Experience identify new tools and perform trade studies

Desired certifications:
 

  • CISSP
  • CEH
  • CCNA-Security
  • MCSE

Clearance: Current TS/SCI with Polygraph

You will be required to pass both a customer required and administered medical and physiological screening, as a condition of employment.



External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Security 1000 Intelligence

Job Requirements

 
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