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Job #: R-00049432
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Portfolio 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.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and 12 years of experience

  • CISSP

  • 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

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

  

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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