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Job #: R-00043992
Location: Bedfordshire
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

As part of our Integrated Network Management Software team, you will build tools and provide guidance that will help our product engineers effortlessly write code that keeps our customers’ information secure. You will monitor cyber frameworks and maintain records conformity, define and implement Cyber Security policies and best practices within the product development team, as well as leading vulnerability activities such as "capture the flag".

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Technical

  • Defining security requirements and design solutions, providing guidance and direction related to security technologies.

  • Performing analysis on security collected data and test results

  • Identifying and implementing security design and preparing and maintaining engineering and security related documentation.

  • Defining and developing cybersecurity requirements, design, and architecture artifacts, strategy, plans, and policies.

  • Perform and/or provide guidance and oversight on vulnerability assessments

  • Collaborating with program and engineering disciplines and ensuring cybersecurity solution.

  • Conduct cybersecurity audits to ensure appropriate implementation and compliance of the security posture.

  • Define security development and test efforts implementation of security controls of networking devices, databases, operating systems, web interfaces and hardware and software components.

  • Conducting technical and nontechnical trade studies, analysis and reviews.

Time Management

  • Manage priorities within sprints and be able to seamlessly shift between multiple tasks

Communication

  • Work with multiple scrum teams and implementation team

  • Effective communication with stakeholders and other key personals in the business whenever needed

Team Working

  • Work with multiple teams based in different locations and time zones.

  • Collaborate closely with software developers and product engineers to ensure security principles are applied consistently throughout

Cross Functional Working

  • Continually build relationships with internal stakeholders to achieve the successful completion of projects

Health & Safety

  • Always follow and promote Group and Company policies and procedures 

  • Ensure all Company equipment and personal PPE properly used

Equality

  • Fully Understand and always adhere to the Company’s Equality Policy at all times

Company Values

  • All employees must conduct themselves in accordance with our Corporate Company Values and Business Ethics at all times

Skills & Attributes

  • Possess a number of years of technical (hands-on) experience related to Information Assurance/Cybersecurity requirement determination, development, and implementation.

  • Familiarity with dynamic languages and modern web development frameworks such as C#, Rest API, Message Queues, etc.

Experience

  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs) and ISO

  • Experience in security engineering involving various computer hardware and software operating system and application solutions in both a stand-alone and in LAN/WAN configurations.

  • Experience with IA vulnerability testing related network and system test tools (e.g. ACAS, Retina, Nessus, SCAP).

  • Experience working U.S. Government contract proposals as a cyber security subject matter expert.

  • Security related Network and Operating System certification or training.

  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision.

  • Wide ranging technical background

  • Previous experience with Enterprise software solutions

  • A hands-on engineer who cares deeply about both the technological and social aspects of building a secure organization

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent expertise in commercial cyber security activities

  • Relevant security certifications (OSCP, CEH, GPEN, CISSP, etc.)

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Operations

  

About 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 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.

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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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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