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Job #: R-00002376
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Seeking a senior cyber security architect who is able to perform the following capabilities:

Plan delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.

Evaluate network and security technologies.

Upgrade security systems by monitoring security environment; identifying security gaps; evaluating and implementing enhancements.

Prepare system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

JOB DUTIES include:

- Lead working groups and follow project developments.

- Develop cyber strategy and associated documentation.

- Provide Subject Matter Expertise for customer inquiries.

- Establish and maintain inter-agency and external relationships for cyber related collaboration.

~ Communicate effectively to senior program staff and customers.


Hold and maintain an active Top Secret clearance, or eligibility to obtain one. In addition, ability to obtain SCI clearance.

~ Strong technical writing skills.

~ Working knowledge of security products, including SIEM, Security Applications, Network Devices, and End Point Protection.

~ Familiarity with Federal IT Security regulations and guidance such as NIST 800-53, NIST 800-37 and FIPS 199. - Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security arena.


- Hold and maintain an active SCI clearance.

- Experience with Security Operations Center daily operations.

- Previous experience in leadership positions

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Cyber Security


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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