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Job #: R-00009853
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Systems Security Engineer ensure security controls are in place and operational, supports the execution of scans and security related tests and manages security logs. The Systems Security Engineer ensure that all required security patches are applied and all application components are updated. This position requires coordination with the government and other security organizations as required based on the hosting configurations. The Systems Security Engineer will also support the achievement of certification and accreditation (C&A) for the system all future recertification.

Primary Responsibilities
• Provide technical direction and guidance to software developers for security related development and engineering tasks
• Formulate and develop security related documentation
• Identify security control requirements
• Maintain system security configuration
• Plan code scanning to identify vulnerabilities
• Support Achievement of Authority to Test (ATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO)

Basic Qualifications
• BS/BA Degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, System Administration, Cyber Security)
• Cleared at the Top Secret level with the ability to pass a CI polygraph
• Eight or more years of experience performing highly complex software engineering activities using "state-of-the-art" software engineering concepts and software techniques
• Five or more years of information assurance and cyber security engineering experience
• Strong communication skills
• Can work independently of direct supervision

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with migration and operation of systems to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment
• A professional background in Systems Engineering / Cloud Architecture / Software Development
• Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Experience with Agile Software Development
• Experience with Oracle Databases
• Security+ Certification
• CISSP Certification
• AWS Certification
• SAFe Scaled Agilist Certification

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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