CISSP Jobs - Sr Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required, 14450

at Leidos
Location Chantilly, VA
Date Posted October 2, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Description

Job Requisition:

Sr Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Senior Level Cybersecurity Engineer for a position supporting a US Government contract located in Northern Virginia. This candidate will be responsible for building, maintaining, and testing the security of critical computer networks. The ideal candidate would have a solid understanding of cyber security and engineering best practices and be able to manage incident handling, incident analysis, processes/methodologies, the development of best practices, strong understanding of adversary processes/methodologies/TTP to include emerging threats, and the ability to develop signatures and countermeasures. 

In the role of Cyber Security Engineer, this person will be responsible for:

  • Support the customer in researching, evaluating, planning, designing, engineering, and delivering cybersecurity solutions
  • Review and ensure compliance with customer security policies and requirements
  • Conduct vulnerability and generic security scans of both systems and networks to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Analyze and mitigate network-related risks
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems
  • Lead system and application architects through security acceptance testing
  • Develop plans for vulnerability mitigation
  • Document and communicate security policy to enterprise organizations
  • Develop mitigation plans and security implications for vulnerabilities
  • Provide architectural and technical guidance and recommendations for securing systems and networks
  • Implement securing and hardening recommendations
  • Produce threat reports 
  • Provide information security expertise and consulting
  • Implement an information security framework
  • Gain organizational commitment for security plans
  • Plan, design, and implement security-related technologies
  • Ensure new and existing products conform to information security policies, standards, and best practices
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of enterprise operations
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems
  • Lead system and application architects through security acceptance testing
  • Develop plans for vulnerability mitigation
  • Document and communicate security policy to enterprise organizations
  • Cross-train and mentor other staff members as needed

Required Qualifications

  • An active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance is required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security or similar field with 12+ years of experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • 8+ years of successfully implementing advanced cyber security technology in a complex environment
  • 3+ years’ experience with CISCO and Juniper Networks
  • Understanding of networking environments and related  Technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls); Windows operating systems; LINUX/UNIX-based operating systems; common networking protocols; and common enterprise technologies;
  • Understanding of IT security principals, technologies, best practices to include logical access control; PKI and other encryption methods; network-based and host-based IDS/IPS; security configuration baselines; auditing; vulnerability discovery and management
  • Ability to work independently to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, and devise solutions with minimal oversight;
  • Extensive in-depth technical experience with network infrastructure, operating systems, database, and web applications
  • Experience with scanning and elevation tools (Nessus, Retina, Wireshark, NMAP, etc.); and,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of networking environment to include networking technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls); TCO/IP stack’ Windows operating systems; LINUX/UNIX-based operating systems; common networking protocols; and common enterprise technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in testing and implementing network vulnerability and protection 
  • Senior-level knowledge of information security concepts, policy frameworks, and best practices
  • Information Assurance Certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security +, Certified Ethnical Hacker, etc.)

Desired Qualifications

  • Information Assurance Certifications (i.e., CISSP, CISA, GIAC, Security +, Certified Ethnical Hacker, etc.);
  • CISCO CCNA, CCNP or CCIE certified;
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux operating system variants; and,
  • Knowledge of scripting language (Perl and/or Bash).
  • Knowledge of Agile development using SAFe
  • Experience using Jira
     

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

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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.

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