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Job #: R-00006332
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solution Operation within Leidos is seeking a qualified Applications Security Specialist 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.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful Applications Security Specialist shall:
• Create and maintain the infrastructure, including continuous integration, automated builds & deployment, and automated end-to-end testing
• Mature and maintain security procedures and tools
• Perform security vulnerability assessments
• Create products, utilities, scripts, and tools to automate builds, deployment, and testing
• Investigate and resolve security violations by providing postmortem analysis to illuminate the issue, and identify causes, possible solutions, and preventative measures
• Acts as liaison with other stakeholders, such as, data/service providers, infrastructure admins, software developers, FOSS/COTS vendors, etc.

Basic Qualifications
• Demonstrate understanding of agile development within a scrum team
• Have experience in host, network and application security including knowledge of internet security issues and threat landscape
• Possess strong Java, C/C++, or Python programming experience
• Have System Provisioning Tools (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, etc.) 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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