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Job #: R-00025274
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

This position is an intern position as a team member of information security team for the Automated Flight Service Station (AFSS) program in Ashburn, VA. 
This position will assist with maintenance, implementation and analysis of the program’s information security systems. 

Primary Responsibilities

Candidates are primarily engaged in the technical or scientific disciplines through the course of college study.

It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. 

The Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee. 
This is an entry level position where the employee applies the basic fundamentals, concepts, procedures so as to acquire the knowledge and experience to become fully proficient in the duties of the job. 
Knowledge is typically obtained through credits as applied to a Bachelor's degree or the completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in cyber security, information security or related field. 
  • Candidates must be enrolled in a degree program in a relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of industry standard security appliances and applications.
  • Excellent written/verbal skills with the ability to interpret and author well-formed documents. 
  • Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customer
  • US Citizenship is required. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of networking protocols(TCP/IP), routing, and basic ip address scheme. Need to know what a firewall does.
  • Operating Systems knowledge, Linux, Windows, and some scripting(PERL, bash, java)
  • General Math skills.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Intern Technical


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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