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Job #: R-00024475
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Security Research and Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

This position will allow for clearance sponsorship up to a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Leidos is seeking a Cyber Analyst for the Reston/Chantilly, VA areas. In support of a DoD/Intel programs, the engineer will assess, develop, and report findings of complex and diverse cyber systems. The engineer will support research, engineering, and development of innovative solutions to support operational cyber missions.  Work includes vulnerability research and analysis of robust infrastructures, end-point capabilities, and command and control systems.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performing vulnerability research and analysis on various cyber systems
  • Apply knowledge/experience assessing, developing and testing cyber systems on Windows and Linux systems for 32-bit and 64-bit systems
  • Apply understanding of technical issues surrounding the designing, building and testing of applications and firmware supporting Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms and frameworks
  • Apply understanding of cryptographic protocols and compression technologies and their implementation in C/C++
  • Understanding of computer, network exploitation techniques and methodologies to include application and mitigation techniques
  • Understanding of public exploits and awareness of new/unpublished techniques

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or experience in lieu of degree
  • Performing software binary reverse engineering and sandbox assessments
  • Operating System and Kernel level development experience
  • Vulnerability research and risk assessment skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret, SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Understanding of operating system internals for Windows, iOS, Linux, and/or Android, such as process synchronization techniques (i.e., semaphores, messages, threading), process scheduling, resource and device access
  • Mobile VR experience

Clearance: Candidates must be a US citizen at a minimum with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level with Poly security clearance for consideration

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Security Research and Development

Leidos

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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