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Job #: R-00016391-OTHLOC-PL-2D0475
Location: Charlotte, NC
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Requisition:

careC2 Security Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos’ careC2 team is looking for a Security Engineer to support the design, implementation and maintenance of careC2 products to be located in either Morgantown, WV or Charlotte, NC.  Success in this role will be achieved by an organized, diligent team player who develops familiarity with the NIST 800-53 and FedRamp Security Policies. 

As our careC2 Security Engineer, you will provide security engineering support in accordance with Leidos and customer security mandates, policies, standards, and procedures. This includes security services components as they apply to hardware and software. You will provide security engineering support to develop and maintain a flexible security architecture; provide protection from unauthorized use of, or access to the networked assets; and protect all data residing on the network from intrusion, destruction, or compromise.


The security engineer will:

  • Assess the current security architecture and deliver improvement recommendations.
  • Develop and deliver plans that improve security to physical and logical devices connected to the network.
  • Develop and deliver recommendations for security assets refresh or upgrade on an annual basis, for improved network security, and for policies to improve security vulnerability and penetration testing.
  • Develop and deliver plans for Security Services asset updates or patches.
  • Design, test, and support implementation of the approved security architecture improvements, the monitoring and managing access plans, the plans to secure network attached devices, the approved recommendations for improving network security, the approved policies for security vulnerability and penetration testing, and the updates or patches approved for security services assets
  • Develop a familiarity with the NIST 800-53 and FedRamp Security Policies
  • Create and maintain Monitoring schedules of the careC2 Cloud Environments using external tools such as Trend Micro Deep Security and Qualys Vulnerability Management Platforms.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with security architecture improvements
  • Experience with policies for security vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Experience with securing network attached devices
  • Experience with creating and maintaining monitoring schedules

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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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