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The Cyber Security Engineer will help to embed security into the complete development lifecycle of an Application Migration process.
The ideal candidate will lead the cyber security engineering for the modernization and migration of ~100 applications to the commercial cloud annually.
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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!
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Function as security engineer leading development and maintenance of security solutions (e.g. software libraries, security automation), including authentication and authorization, in support of secure application migration to the cloud
Work with developer teams to categorize their applications and identify overlays, select controls for their applications, and validate whether their solutions satisfy controls
Educate developers on how to maintain security and recognize security relevant changes
Facilitate the automated scan exception process
Perform periodic application security review samplings and application audits
Perform risk assessments on 3rd party dependencies and OSS packages and provides a risk assessment recommendation to the AO or the Authorizing Official Designated Representative (AODR) for new 3rd party dependencies and OSS packages
Address and develop solutions for computing security requirements (e.g., RMF)
Perform security evaluation of vendor hardware, software, documentation and testing, and documenting findings in reports and briefings
Evaluate and apply government cybersecurity (DoD, NIST, FIPS, JSIG and NSA) policies and instructions
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience, training, and/or professional certifications will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree
Experienced in software development to be able to read source code and determine if that code meets the requirement of specified security controls it is intended to satisfy
Able to write standard libraries and sample applications that can be used by application development teams as a faster path to meet selected security control requirements
Experienced performing dynamic testing of applications using common testing tools to validate implemented the controls
Experience with manual and automated security administration, remediation, and hardening (STIG reviews, group policy and permissions, system modifications based on vulnerability scans, audits, and mitigations, patch management)
Excellent communication both verbal and written
DoD 8570.01-M IAM-II certification (e.g. CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO, or HCISPP)
Active Secret security clearance
Demonstrated experience deploying/operating cloud security technologies
Experience with industry standard virtualized networking components (Cloud application firewalls, Cloud Services Routers, Cloud Gateways, etc.)
Experience conducting Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Monitoring and Response activities
Knowledge of configuration management tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
Experience supporting RMF processes for applications in IL5 and IL6 cloud environments
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals certifications; Security specialty preferred
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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