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Job #: R-00024031
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is currently seeking a Applications O&M SME to join the JSP Platform Services Group located in the NCR- Pentagon, or the Mark Center in Arlington, VA.

The successful candidate will serve as the knowledge expert to ensure availability, performance and security of all applications within the JSP application portfolio. This candidate must possess proven technical ability in the architecture, deployment, and sustainment of COTS, GOTS, and custom-built applications. The candidate must be able to perform duties associated with the applications O&M in the customer environment, including—but not limited to—maintenance of A&A documentation and ATO and support for COOP activities

•Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. More years of related experience in lieu of degree
•3 years’ experience securing Operating Systems to comply with DISA STIGs; network experience configuring and maintaining desktop firewalls
•Five years of progressively more responsible experience in the following: Computer system engineering; hardware and software analysis; system integration; and system maintenance
•Minimum three (3) years of experience in the following computer related areas: Networks; Servers; systems management; Public Key Infrastructure, IT customer support; computer server and workstation installation, diagnosis, and repair; technical writing; computer security; knowledge management; database administration, design and management; system maintenance; information technology project management; and Information System Testing
•Knowledge of a range of current information technologies, computing platforms, and network systems, such as: Cloud computing; blade server; unified communications; collaboration tools; cryptographic systems; social networks tools; and enterprise services bus
•Experience configuring security policies to protect system applications
•Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate technical subjects to non-technical staff and the highest levels of management
•Active DoD Top Secret security clearance
•This position requires an active DoD 8140 cyber certification at IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP) or better; candidates without a valid DoD 8140 cyber certification will not be considered

•Possession of an active IAT Level III cyber certification (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH) is desired
•Prior experience directly supporting General Officers/SES/SNIS personnel is desired

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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Software Engineering


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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