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The Leidos Civil IT team is looking for an Application Security Engineer to support the securing of applications and infrastructure in a hybrid environment for a government customer. This position will be based in Suitland MD but will have the benefit of a hybrid (remote & in office) work arrangement. The Security Engineer SME will develop best practices on how to protect sensitive data that may flow through integrated systems, working closely with integrated teams which may include software developers, devops engineers, integration & test. The Security Engineer SME will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative direction for problem definition, analysis, requirements development and implementation for complex to extremely complex systems within on premise and cloud infrastructure.
- Maintain a current working knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, security best practices, technical standards, security breaches and known impacts.
- Communicate with other technical leads, IT groups, and customer reps so they understand all aspects of proposed changes/solutions
- Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for Root Cause analysis, engineering technical assessment and process improvement initiatives.
- Develop and execute penetration testing programs, simulating attacks to identify vulnerabilities before they can be exploited
- Develop security standards and best practices for complex applications and systems
- Provide recommendation on security enhancements to various levels of leadership including executives
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WHAT SETS YOU APART:
- BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 10+ years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cybersecurity or software development OR Masters with 6-8 years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience may considered in lieu of a degree.
- Experience monitoring and audit of system and processes such and identify and access management which may include methodologies like Zero Trust Security
- Experience in Authentication and Authorization
- Experience in Software Development/Web Application Development
- Experience in Integration & Test
- Cloud DevOps Experience
YOU MIGHT ALSO HAVE:
- Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE)
- Web Application Hacking and Security (WAHS)
- Open Worldwide Application Security Project (OWASP) Affiliation
- AWS Certified Developer
- Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
- Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder who has resided in the U.S. for at least 3 years and the ability to obtain a public trust clearance.
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00
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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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