At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.
As part of our company mission, we're dedicated to making the world a safer place. That starts with helping our customers in the Defense industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores -- our dedicated Defense Group scientists and engineers are solving critical challenges across the globe. Defense capabilities including enterprise and mission IT, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, operations support, logistics, and training serve a diverse set of customers including the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Airborne Solutions Division, within the Defense Group, has a dynamic opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer for the Airborne Reconnaissance Low – Enhanced (ARL-E) program located in Aberdeen (APG), MD. ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet; this program is geographically separated with primary duty locations of Manassas, VA and Aberdeen, MD.
As the selected Cyber Security Engineer, you will serve as a member of the Engineering Team that will support a full spectrum of division activities specifically focused on cyber security related to mission systems operations within, or in support of, aircraft platforms. You will inject into each stage of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle to include but not limited too: Requirements analysis, system design, system integration, functional testing, and all associated documentation.
-Utilizing compliance and vulnerability security scan tools (e.g. ACAS, SCC), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), NIST RMF workflows and processes
-Generate and analyze security scan tool reports to brief customer on the results of these scans.
-Develop technical and written solutions to cyber security vulnerabilities (e.g. AD Group Policy, Local Security Policy, Windows/Unix scripts, documented mitigations)
-Develop technical and programmatic assessments, evaluate engineering and integration initiatives and provide technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines.
-Support engineers of other disciplines in the security posture of products
-Assist Information Security Systems Manager (ISSM) in the development and maintenance of multiple accreditation packages
-Contribute to IATT/ATO (Interim Authority To Test/Authority to Operate)
-Assist with other IA compliance activities as directed by supervisor
-Travel about 25% of the time to customer and testing sites
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-A current DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance required to start
-Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or related discipline and 4+ years of related work experience, or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
-A DoD 8570 certification of IAT Level II or higher or IAM Level I or higher is required: Security+ CE, CISSP, CISM
-Strong background in cyber security engineering or related information technology field to include the ability to integrate, troubleshoot, and test hardware and software
-Previous information technology experience
-Experience in compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. ACAS, SCC, Nessus)
-Knowledgeable developing and integrating Active Directory Group Policy, Local Security Policy, and Windows scripts
-Experience with virtualization architectures (VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V)
-Knowledgeable with NIST RMF SP 800-53
-Proficient with MS Office products to include Visio
-Proficient written and verbal communication skills
-Expert interpersonal skills when working as part of a team and capable of working independently when required
-A minimum of 25% travel may be required to support activities at each of the primary duty locations as well as CONUS test ranges.
Experience in virtualized environments, multi-level security solutions, and cross domain solutions.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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