Chief Cybersecurity Engineer
Leidos is seeking to fill a Cyber Security Chief Engineer in the metropolitan Washington DC area. The successful candidate must be a highly experienced subject matter expert with knowledge that crosses multiple areas of specialization relative to threat intelligence, cyber operations, network security, cloud security and security engineering.
Specific duties and responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Chief Engineer include:
Operates as the DHS cyber portfolio SME working across programs to ensure a high level of technical excellence among the TOs. This will include leading technical forums, working groups, and initiatives that span across the TOs
Acts as a technical liaison between the DHS cyber portfolio and Leidos to facilitate the consideration and integration of Leidos capabilities into the Programs
Will fill-in as senior level technical and program management positions across portfolio as needed
Supports business development for both new opportunities and on contract growth
Applies understanding of DHS organization and supports technical briefings to DHS stakeholders
Mentors less experienced teammates to build their own technical expertise. Impacts the achievement of client, operational, project, service, and risk management objectives.
Bachelors degree and 12 years of experience
Secret or higher clearance and the ability to pass a DHS EOD and CBP BI
Ability and willingness to support on-site at all Program sites as needed. This includes Bluemont, VA, Alexandria VA, Arlington VA, Ashburn, VA, and Washington, DC
Experience with technologies SOAR, Tanium, Splunk, Jira, Linux, Python and other Cybersecurity tools
Experience with large DHS components such as CISA, ICE, USSS, CBP, HQ and/or FEMA is highly desired
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Security Architecture and 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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