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Job #: R-00022540
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking an Infrastructure Security Engineer in Bethesda, MD.


  • Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and defining the requirements for the overall security of
  • Infrastructure systems on premise and in the cloud (AWS) using NIST, FISMA and CIS security standards
  • Perform system vulnerability scans utilizing tools such as Nessus/Tenable, interpret results and work

    with System Administrators to remediate vulnerabilities, assess threat advisories to determine

    vulnerability, risk and impact to enterprise systems

  • Generate and maintain security dashboards, reports, and profiles to track the overall infrastructure

    health and status of the information systems

  • Evaluate, design, and implement secure solutions for networking, system authentication, and

    authorization with the latest security technologies

  • Collaborate on multiple security-related projects and technologies, interfacing with team members

    within the organization as well as other developers and external customers/partners

  • Recommend, document and implement policies and standard operating procedures to ensure

    adherence to HHS/NIH security standards

  • Manage projects and tasks in JIRA



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CEH, Security +)
  • Knowledge of Grants Management and Health Care related support activities, processes, and
  • regulations are preferred


  • 5+ years of Infrastructure Security experience and administering enterprise or government systems,

    storage and network in security practices, configurations, and standards.

  • Demonstrated experience in finding and remediating security vulnerabilities
  • Expert level knowledge of information security policies, controls, and processes with regard to

    infrastructure (networks, servers), databases, and Internet technologies including security

    configurations, log analysis, intrusion detection and mitigation

  • Expert knowledge of cloud (AWS) cybersecurity concepts, including threats, vulnerabilities, security

    operations, encryption, boundary defense, auditing, authentication, and risk management

  • Knowledge of information security control practices and frameworks: HVA, HHS, NIST 800-53, FISMA,


  • Experience working with security cools including Tenable, Tripwire, Splunk and host based anti-virus.
  • Technical writing skills to develop and maintain security documentation
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities

Must be able to obtain Public Trust


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Info 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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