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Job #: R-00014559
Location: Linthicum, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Description

Job Requisition:

Space & Weapons ISSE - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer for a mission-focused, Information Assurance Program in Linthicum, MD.  The successful candidate will perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies. Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs. Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements. Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments. Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions. Supports the building of security architectures. Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle. Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations. Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content. Applies system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following to : system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control); and security testing. Support security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) process, the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, and prescribed NSA/CSS business processes for security engineering.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Participate as a security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
•Participate as a security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components
•Participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
•Participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components
•Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
•Apply knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
•Support security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management
•Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of Government data
•Interact with the customer and other project team members
•Perform system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements
•Provide security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management
•Recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements
•Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
• Provide expert guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
•Advocate and recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements. Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy
•Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives
•Provide the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity

Basic Qualifications:
-  Twenty (20) years’ experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
- DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 3 is required. 
- Both Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and CISSP Certifications are required.
- A Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience. Four (4) years of additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
- Must have a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in Space Systems engineering.
- Five (5) years of demonstrated experience required in Space/Weapon/Ground/Terminal system requirements development and security design, particularly developing, reviewing, and analyzing technical CDRLs, TSRDs, and IASRDs. Must have experience providing ISSE support to Space/Weapon/Ground/Terminal COMSEC/TRANSEC efforts, particularly cryptography and NSA cryptographic certification.
- Must have experience providing technical reviews/guidance for Key Management Architecture (KMA), Infrastructure (KMI), and Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) activities.
- Must have experience performing technical reviews and engineering for Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) design and build, to include Very high-speed integrated circuit Hardware Description Language (VHDL).
- Must have experience performing and/or review Vulnerability, Risk and Threat Assessments, to include System Threat assessments and the Space, Information Operations and CNO Capstone Threat Assessments).

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

1000

Intelligence

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 33,000 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.

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