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Job #: R-00014233
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Network Security Architect at Ft. Meade, MD.

The candidate will be a member of the Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Team on the DISA GSM-O program. Perform network architecture reviews, and provide recommendations on network security strategy, and network instrumentation to support defensive cyber operations. The employee might travel 10% of the time.

• Conduct network security architecture reviews to determine the size, and placement of intrusion monitoring equipment during the customer onboarding process.
• Conduct interviews with customers to clarify, refine and propose optimal sensor placement to meet customer security requirements.
• Conduct periodic architectural reviews of installed sensors to assess effectiveness and propose optimal installation alternatives as required.
• Conduct periodic reviews of sensor metric reports to evaluate and prioritize sensors for review and assessment.
• Engage with customers and the DISA team of stakeholders to continually assess and verify sensor service issues.
• Function as the lead network security design and architecture subject matter expert in support of DISA Task Order 29.
• Conduct and deliver monthly status updates to customer.

• Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of experience; additional relevant experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
• 8570 IAT Level 2 certification (Security+, CCNA Security, or equivalent).
• Experience with designing and securing enterprise network environments (traditional and virtual).
• Experience with designing and securing internal and public/private cloud-based environments.
• In-depth understanding of network security best practices and methodologies.
• Must have an active Top Secret security clearance w/ SCI Eligibility.

• Active TS/SCI clearance.
• Experience w/ DoD and DISA Networks.
• IDS, IPS, Cisco FirePOWER, FireSIGHT, NGIPSv, NGFW, SPAN, and TAP Experience w/ Software Defined Networks.
• Experience w/ cloud security strategy.
• Experience w/ MPLS, VRF, technologies including VPC, VDC.
• CISSP Certification.
• CCNP Certification.
• CCNA/CCNP in Security, R&S, or Data Center.

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 .

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 .

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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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