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Job #: R-00012520_35928252067_0
Location: Gaithersburg, 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/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a cleared, Cyber Security Engineer to support this IC customer Program. The Cyber Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner. The qualified candidate will work with internal team members to ensure the systems are functional, secure, and scalable. The systems and networks documentation and services developed will be used to collect and process data and improve the programs security infrastructure. The CSE will engineer design and develop cyber security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide architectural analysis of cyber security
  • Address system-of-system architectural needs by drilling through all layers of embedded security within the given WAN / LAN architecture.
  • Lead multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture.
  • Produce cyber security architectural artifacts.
    features and existing system related to future needs and trends.
  • Reviews and provides input to system requirements based on cyber security posture.
  • Compiles industry best practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs.
  • Supports the Engineering Review Board by evaluating artifacts for architectural compliance.
  • Provides broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to
    specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development.
  • Resolves architecture implementation issues during integration and test.
  • Advise and assist team members to deploy and configure collection services and tools
  • Work with team members to move data to the appropriate data stores


Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have TS/SCI clearance with ability to obtain a Polygraph post hire
  • BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience; additional 4 years of experience required in lieu of degree
  • TIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 compliant training
  • Knowledge of the Architectural, SW Development and SW Sustainment Practices
  • Ability to review and address security scans
  • Ability to produce security artifacts including SSPs and CONOPS


Preferred Qualifications :
  • Active TS/SCI Polygraph


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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