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Job #: R-00015728
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Security Operations Engineer

Job Description:

This role ensures secure operations of the IT Enterprise, to include networks, storage, accounts, and access control across the IT Enterprise. This team collaborates with the Security Engineering and Data Compliance teams. This role executes security processes and best practices to ensure IT services are secure and available. For example, account provisioning and deactivation, configuring shared storage drives, and ensuring Data Center IT systems are secured through use of PKI Certificates and Active Directory accounts are some tasks that will be performed in this role.   This role uses IT security dashboards and applications to monitor security compliance.

-Duties include the installation, configuration, administration, support, maintenance, and operations of security devices (HW and SW) per established policy and procedures.
-Duties include support of current systems by maintaining security rules, running security scans, collecting security event data, analyzing security logs, and resolving POAMs.
-This role is responsible for on-premises and cloud components. 

Basic Qualifications

• Experience with Active Directory
• Experience with Storage applications like NetApp, Hitachi, Dell/EMC
• Experience with Public Key Infrastructure operations and maintenance
• Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph.
• Candidate must have BS with 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
List additional skills and experience that is “nice to have” but not required. 

•Experience with openssl, keytool
•Experience with encryption algorithms and COTS products.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Cyber Security



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

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