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Job #: R-00006700
Location: Bowie, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos has an opportunity for a Cyberscurity Engineer to work in Bowie, MD. The Cybersecurity Engineer will work with a team for to design, develop, integrate and maintain secure networking, computing, and enclave environments. The candidate will apply existing knowledge of Information Assurance policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement these environments. The candidate will ensure implementation of security features for the detection of malicious code, viruses, and intruders (hackers), as appropriate. Ensure systems are operated, maintained and disposed of in accordance with applicable governing policies and procedures.

The candidate will perform, but is not limited to, the following duties: act as the information security subject matter expert regarding requirements to facilitate security accreditations of systems and the secure operations at multiple sites; assist in the development of system certification documentation; responsible for ensuring proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered; responsible for responding to security incidents and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents. Additionally, the candidate will have experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications and firmware.

Education: B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline is preferred; relevant years of ISSO experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. DoD approved 8570 baseline certification (i.e. CompTIA Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)) is a firm requirement.

Required Skills: The candidate is responsible for implementing and maintaining security policies and procedures. 8+ years of hands on experience implementing security policy in a Linux Operating System (CentOS) and Windows Operating System environment is required. Responsible for reviewing certification and accreditation documentation, CONOPS, etc. Must have experience in computer forensic analysis and auditing procedures. A working knowledge of computer security certification and accreditation process is required. The candidate will have outstanding customer service skills and experience and work well in a team environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to express complex technical concepts clearly and concisely are also required. .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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