This position provides Systems Engineering support to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). Beyond advising and guiding technical matters, this position is tasked with driving implementation and adoption of new tools, research, capabilities, frameworks, and methodologies while ensuring those already in use are implemented, utilized properly, and improved. The candidate is expected to assist the Senior Systems Engineer in planning, implementing, and supporting local and wide-area infrastructure and network solutions between multiple platforms.
Assists in planning and implementation of Linux based security solutions across a variety of networks and environments.
Works within a team as a Linux Engineer supporting a technical project planning environment.
Monitors, troubleshoots, and resolves hardware, software, and network issues and coordinates with vendors for installation of such items as servers and switches.
Monitors all activities of the network facilities and ensures high system availability
Provides technical support in all customer interaction situations, including receipt of specifications, design, test, and response to service requests.
Debugs and tests network, infrastructure and system inter-operability
Provides initial implementation support of subscriber hardware to assure proper execution
Provides resolution for system failures or degradations
Provides RMF and accreditation efforts
Supports projects and provides or maintains documentation as required
Master’s degree with 3 years experience, Bachelor’s degree with 5 years experience, or Associates degree with 10 years experience.
Candidate must possess an active Secret clearance
3 or more years of experience in in Linux based systems administration and network operations
3 or more years of experience supporting a classified network, configuring/maintaining routers/switches/firewalls
3 or more years of experience in cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data
3 or more years working knowledge of defense-in-depth principles, network/HW/SW security architecture, network topology, IT device integrity, and common security elements, ITIL framework and best practices
3 or more years of experience in developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports
DoD 8570 Compliant IAT Level III and CSSP Infrastructure Support Certifications such as RHCA, RHCE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, CEH
Extensive experience with DoD and classified networks
Experience with RMF
Experience designing and managing high-availability services
Experience with enterprises to include LINUX and cloud technologies
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task in a fast-pasted environment and to work independently
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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