Join our talent network

Job #: R-00013285
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Cyber Security Engineer located at our San Diego offices. In this role, you will provide technical and operational support to C4ISR programs in the Integrated Cyberspace Operations domain to modernize existing capabilities and address potential computer network vulnerabilities. Position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance for consideration.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with various development teams, program personnel, and SMEs to ensure all capabilities are properly tested, trouble reports are properly written, and test documentation is updated to show latest status of the capabilities.
  • Assist in production and delivery of monthly progress reports with level-of-effort, cost expenditures, and status of tasks for web application development, high-level test.
  • Participate in developing and performing stakeholder demonstrations and operational field testing of developed capabilities and producing briefing artifacts relevant to the test and evaluation events.
  • Support future design concepts and user interfaces including developing story boards for where developed capabilities could best be adapted to future Concepts-of-Employment (CONEMPs).
  • Coordinate software engineering expertise in the area of network protocol implementation, development, and transport of data payloads over unreliable and/or high-latency communications links. Candidate will develop architecture diagrams for prototype software in conjunction with SMEs.
  • Perform system analysis, architecture, engineering, and integration services for technology transition to include reviewing, analyzing and suggesting changes required to national security policy and naval guidelines.
  • This work will require trade studies to assess cost and benefit to practice and policy recommendations for adopting changes.
  • Facilitate transition of algorithms and/or software to include system analysis, identifying architecture change required for technology insertion, and providing engineering integration services. Activities include reviewing, analyzing and suggesting changes required to systems for adopting technology. This includes supporting Information Assurance (lA) required for software used in classified environments to include Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) products and security and vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Primary places of performances for this opportunity include U.S. Navy facilities and vessels as well as Leidos facilities in the greater San Diego area.


Qualifications
  • Must possess an active Secret clearance and be eligible for a Top Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree and 12-15 years' relevant experience working in the areas of cybersecurity, threat assessment, intelligence analysis and information operations.
  • Must be familiar with advanced networking experience to include configuration of Cisco routers and related equipment.
  • Experience working within the U.S. Navy SPAWAR, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific, U.S. and Fleet CYBERCOM communities.
  • Candidate must have strong communication and collaborative skills in interacting with technical and management personnel, work well with others in a team environment, and be able to teach technical concepts to staff members.
  • Training and certifications may be required within six months of project start to include at a minimum meeting requirements of the Cyber Security Work Force (CSWF) level I and II certification for Unix and Windows OS and Server.


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.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community