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Job #: R-00008614
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a System Engineer- Wireless to support the customer in planning and implementing enterprise architecture, systems engineering, and integration practices to enable a secure and interoperable IC Information Environment, specifically focused on wireless policies and capabilities. Position is located in Bethesda, MD. Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI Polygraph security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

• Assist with overseeing and planning, evaluation, analysis, and detailed review of Intelligence Community (IC) policies, programs, and standards to ensure national security information is appropriately protected based on current wireless technologies, capabilities, and conditions.

• Assist in planning, preparation, and presentation of high-level briefings, bulletins, and other communication vehicles for senior IC and ODNI managers as well as other major stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive awareness of the development and implementation of IC wireless policies, programs, and standards.

• Assist with planning and coordination of IC, DoD, and 5EE committees on wireless capabilities.

Basic Qualifications

• Requires Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, a closely related Engineering or IT discipline.

• Must have 10 or more years of experience developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating systems engineering-related projects.

• Requires knowledge of the Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) capability packages, procedures, and design, specifically the Mobile Access (MA) and the Campus Wireless Local Area Campus Network Capability Packages.

• Experience and understanding of wireless vulnerabilities and WLAN-specific security threats, software weaknesses, and mitigation strategies.

• Strong knowledge of industry, Federal Government, and IC policies and procedures with respect to secure wireless networking and wireless intrusion detection.

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with wireless/RF communication systems and protocols for existing and emerging technologies (e.g., 802.11(a,b,g,n,ac), Bluetooth, 4G/5G, mmW, GNSS, etc.)

• In-depth knowledge working with IC Directive (ICD) 503 processes and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with physical security standards in ICD705. Familiarity with TEMPEST and Technical Security Countermeasure concepts and best practices. Desired certifications: CISSP, CWNA, CWSP, GAWN.

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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