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Job #: R-00006312
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation at Leidos is seeking a proven Security Engineer to support a national scale service for next generation end-to-end credentialing and enrollment services for populations of workers and travelers seeking access to the nation's critical transportation systems and other infrastructure.

Job Description:

The successful Security Engineer shall:
• Lead assessments of IT systems compliance IAW Federal IT Security standards (e.g. NIST 800-53, FISMA).
• Implement Federal Certification and Accreditation practices.
• Respond to security audits and compliance assessments including decomposing auditor requests to actionable items, compiling and presenting security audit artifacts.
• Evaluate IT system compliance with government and commercial security practices (e.g. DISA STIGS, SANS Top 25)
• Conduct gap analysis, performance metrics, and provide technical recommendations of operational capabilities, compared to the latest known adversary tools and TTPs
• Identify new technologies that support the DHS/TSA mission
• Write and publish concepts, trends, and guidance to appropriate stakeholders
• Conduct assessments of projected risks; make predictions about threats to federal networks and critical infrastructure sectors, and conduct case studies
• Ensure realistic technical considerations are incorporated into initiative planning and execution
• Develop/implement tools that help define, observe, and assess actions that support DHS/TSA strategy
• Present capability and technology roadmaps
• Provide technical assistance in the development of Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Business Continuity Plans (BCPs), and Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs)

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with one or more of the security compliance managements systems used by federal or DOD customers (e.g. CSAM, XACTA, Risk Vision).
• Knowledge of enterprise scale IT systems, architectures and components (servers, and virtualization, networking, security appliances, SAAS, IAAS) particularly the system integration challenges balancing secure operations with operational need.
• Solid communication and documentation skills
• Education - BS degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 8 years of prior relevant experience.
• Ability to obtain a Public Trust suitability determination
• U.S. Citizenship

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

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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