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Job #: R-00024938
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Radar and Electronics Warfare Group at Leidos in Ridgecrest, CA is seeking a well-qualified and experienced Information Technology Security Engineer. This opportunity is associated with our Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range (AEWTTR) Program providing full system lifecycle support for complex Radar, Electronic Warfare, Instrumentation and Communications Systems for US and Allied Training and Test & Evaluation Ranges. The successful candidate will perform a wide range of functions managing and enforcing Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and related Risk Management for desktop and embedded computer systems.
Primary Responsibilities: 
-Duties include deployment and maintenance of Windows and Linux operating systems used in both desktop and embedded environments.
-Obtaining and maintaining DoD Cyber Security ATOs.
-Preparing and maintaining the appropriate documentation.
-Applying patches and STIGs to Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
-Preparing documentation and software for distribution to field technicians to install on fielded Windows and Linux based computers. 
Basic Qualifications: 
-Requires a BA/BS and 2+ years relevant experience or MA/MS and less than 2 years experience (Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).
-2+ years of relevant experience related to Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and Risk Management for desktop and embedded computer systems.
**Ability to maintain Secret security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications (not required): 
These includes advanced knowledge, skills and experience related to Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and Risk Management. Advanced experience with Windows and Linux platforms in embedded environments, and Professional Cyber Security Certification is desired.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Systems Administration


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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