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The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies and currently has an opening for a Senior Active Directory and Group Policy Object (GPO) Security Engineer located at Ft. Meade, MD.
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office.
•Must hold an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required)
•Leads MS Active Directory and Group Policy Object (GPO) security expertise on a team working to determine requirements, research, and evaluate problems in the development of solutions and architectures to support a secure infrastructure in MS Active Directory and Office 365 environments.
•Responsible for the upkeep of the security posture of the environment to meet the customer requirements.
•Leads activities to support system integration, system evaluation and analysis, site surveys, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analysis for total systems and architectures.
•Conduct advanced research and analysis of current system GPO’s against the STIG’s and ACAS findings to support development of strategic implementation plans and designs, document and mitigate risks as well as lessons learned, and provide regular updates.
•Research and collaborate with vendors and various groups, such as R&D, Server, and Network teams, and provide recommendations on how to leverage GPO’s for emerging technology to improve cyber security posture.
•Conduct engineering technical analysis to support resolving issues through application of engineering theories and concepts.
•Support the operational assessment and documentation of systems security and compliance posture to maintain accreditation.
•Provide input to project schedules, identify, and mitigate risks, document lessons learned, and deliver regular updates to stakeholders.
•Report security status to key stakeholders.
•Must have flexible working hours to be available to support team when needed.
•This position will involve minimal travel.
•Ability to track, manage, and ensure project tasks are completed in a timely manner: Active Directory, Office 365, GPO, STIGs, Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS), Cisco switches, routers, and VPN products, ServiceNow, SolarWinds Network Configuration Monitor (NCM), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
•Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Microsoft Certifications such as MCSA, MCSE, or other related certifications or specialty experience.
•7+ Years of MS Windows engineering design and operations experience.
•Experience in System Development Life Cycle
•DoD IAT Level II certification is required before start.
External Referral Eligible
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.
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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