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Job #: R-00126160
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: National Security

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Description

Leidos is seeking a Lead Penetration Tester to join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology on a large, complex program that provides system engineering, development, test, integration, and operational support. The selected candidate will work on a team of cyber–Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who are providing support to a large, complex technical program for preventing, identifying, containing, and eradicating cyber threats to networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services on information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connections, public facing websites, security devices, servers and workstations. She/he will be responsible for the overall security of Enterprise-wide information systems, and will collect, investigate, and report any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform internal and external pentest against systems to determine vulnerabilities and offer mitigation strategies.
  • Perform web app pentests.
  • Perform vulnerability risk assessment.
  • Perform physical pentests and social engineering.
  • Perform cyber incident response as needed for programs.

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance to be considered for this role.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and eight (8) years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have experience in web development and programming languages such as Java, XML, Perl and HTML.
  • Must have extensive experience performing IT security risk assessments.
  • Must have experience performing web app and physical pentests.
  • Experience with programming/scripting in Python, Powershell, C, JavaScript, etc.
  • Must have experience with or strong familiarity of the following Web Application tools; Burp Suite, Web Inspect, Appdetective.
  • Must have experience with or strong familiarity of Kali.
  • Must have experience with or strong familiarity of IPS/IDS solutions.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the Cyber Kill Chain methodology.
  • Must have the ability to effectively collaborate with technical staff and customers when necessary to forming strategies and plan for continuous modernization and legacy integration.
  • Must have experience managing multiple projects and quickly and effectively adjusting to shifting priorities and resolving issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ​Certifications in one or more of the following areas:
    • GIAC Web Applications Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
    • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB)
    • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

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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