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Job #: R-00003041
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Network Security Engineer. The candidate will be a member of the Network Assurance Team on the DISA GSM-O program in Ft. Meade, MD.

The candidate will perform network architecture reviews, and provide recommendations on network security strategy, and network instrumentation to support defensive cyber operations.


. Conducting network security architecture reviews to determine the size, and placement of intrusion monitoring equipment during the customer onboarding process
. Conducting interviews with customers to clarify, refine and propose optimal sensor placement to meet customer security requirements
. Conducting periodic architectural reviews of installed sensors to assess effectiveness and propose optimal installation alternatives as required
. Conducting periodic reviews of sensor metric reports to evaluate and prioritize sensors for review and assessment
. Engaging with customers and the DISA team of stakeholders to continually assess and verify sensor service issues
. Functioning as the a network security design and architecture subject matter expert in support of DISA Task Order 29
. Working with internal and external stakeholders to help develop future solutions for cloud cyber defense
. Conducting research to determine critical datasets required for analysis in defense of mission enclaves hosted within commercial and government cloud environments

• Secret clearance
• 8570 IAT Level 2 certification (Security+, CCNA-Security, or equivalent)
• Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years of experience (relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree)
• Experience with designing and securing enterprise network environments
• Experience with designing and securing internal and public/private cloud-based environments
• In-depth understanding of network security best practices and methodologies
• Experience w/ DoD Networks

• Active TS/SCI clearance
• Cloud Security Knowledge
• Experience in Real Time Analyst role
• Experience with Cisco Sourcefire IPS
• Experience w/ Software Defined Networks
• Experience w/ cloud security strategy
• Experience with DISA
• Advanced Security certifications

External Referral Eligible

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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