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Job #: R-00017471
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: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Chief Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Chief Cybersecurity Engineer to support our USSTRATCOM Systems Engineer & Integration (SE&I) customer. Our customer serves as principal enterprise systems engineering, enterprise architecture, and technical authority for the Nuclear C3 Enterprise within DoD and oversee systems engineering and integration for the entire National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC) infrastructure. 
Work will be performed at Ft Meade, MD (DISA Headquarters). Active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.

The Chief Cybersecurity Engineer will provide direction and guidance on the complex technical design, implementation, and network security posture of the Next Generation NC3 Enterprise Network. As the Chief Cybersecurity Engineer, youwill lead review, analysis, evaluation, risk assessment, and development of recommendations for telecommunications and network vulnerability management. 

To be successful in this role, you must have demonstrated hands on experience and knowledge in following areas: 

National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC) and the NLCC mission set.
Joint Information Department of Defense Information Network (JIE DoDIN) and Single Security Architecture. 
Cybersecurity and regulatory standards/guidance entities as well as cybersecurity frameworks and security control such as; Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Federal Information Processing Systems (FIPS) 200, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-xx, Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) instructions, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS).
Cybersecurity Service Providers (CSSP), Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and Network Operations Security Center (NOSC).
Systems engineering and the "agile" construct.
Enterprise networks and federated networks as well as the architectural development and engineering of those networks.


  • Master’s Degree in Mgt. of Information Systems/ Technology or related field and 12-16 years direct experience
  • Active and current DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance
  • Experience in a leadership role preferably in RMF/cybersecurity 
  • Experience in developing security architectures
  • IAM Level III certified 


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Comfortable/Experience in working with, presenting to, and briefing mid and senior level managers

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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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