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Job #: R-00019241
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate


Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a Cyber Security Engineer in Reston, VA.

Corporate Information Security currently has an entry level opening for a cyber security engineer to support the Business Enablement team in Reston, VA.  This is an exciting opportunity to utilize and build upon cyber security skills in a cross corporate organization.  The successful candidate will support engineering activities for the Business Information Security Officers (BISOs), develop technical solutions to cyber security challenges and may be called up on to support proposal and programs across the company.  This position will have exposure to all elements of CIS including risk management and operations in addition to enablement.  Eligibility for security clearance considered a plus.  Travel up to 25% of the time should be expected.

Ideal candidates will possess a degree in cyber/information security or related fields by their hire date.  Technical experience and demonstration of domain knowledge is an acceptable substitution for university degree.

The engineer is to begin this role in January 2020.

-Conceive, develop, document, test and deploy cyber security solutions.
-Apply engineering expertise to evaluate the quality, coverage and cyber security risk of IT solutions.
-Lead security governance efforts including BISO council.
-Create, review, approve cyber security documentation including system security plans, data flow diagrams, security architectures, and associated other engineering documentation.
-Support system engineering efforts across the company.

-Bachelor’s degree in Cyber/Information Security or related field with 0-2 years of relevant experience and a 3.0 GPA
-Relevant technical knowledge in the cyber security domain
-Able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance
-US citizenship is required

-Experience with cleared defense contractors
-Experience with cyber security requirements in multiple customer domains 
-Experience with project management

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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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