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Job #: R-00096615
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

The FFSP program within the Leidos Civil group is seeking a entry-level Security Engineer to be a team member of the information security team for the Future Flight Service Program (FFSP) in Ashburn, VA. This position will assist with maintenance, implementation and analysis of the program’s information security systems. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical analysis and research in planning, engineering, design and implementations.

  • Provide analysis for implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to problems. 

  • Support implementation of new hardware into production computer rooms. Complete activities that cannot be done during first and mid-shifts to minimize risks associated with equipment changes and implementations in active production FFSP operational computer rooms. 

  • Evaluate risk associated with planned implementations processes, monitors associated risks and communicates changing risk assessments while performing implementation activities in the event of abnormal system feedback.

  • Coordinate third-party maintenance for security equipment and troubleshoot problems as needed.

  • Provide after-hours support.

  • Work to resolve reported issues.

  • Must be willing to work variable shift work supporting maintenance windows off-hours for implementation of changes to the FFSP lab and Operational systems

  • Research ongoing updates for security equipment and submit recommendations for final review by the FFSP Change Control Board

  • Create implementation plans/technical solutions for approved Change Requests, coordinate implementation activities with other support areas, and implement planned changes to production environments

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of industry standard security appliances and applications.

  • Excellent written/verbal skills with the ability to interpret and author well-formed documents. 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.

  • Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.

  • Must:   

  • Be US Citizen

  • Be able to pass a Public Trust investigation from the FAA customer

  • Be able to support emergency and off hours support

  • Be able to support variable daily work hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP), routing, and basic IP address scheme and network flow.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and applications of firewalls and routers.

  • Awareness of Splunk, TripWire, McAfee ePO and Cisco products.

  • Understanding of NIST Requirements and various Risk Management Frameworks.

  • Experience and comfort level with Operating Systems, Linux, Windows, and some scripting (PERL, bash, java).

Pay Range:

Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00

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.

About Leidos

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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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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