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Job #: R-00053587-OTHLOC-6314
Location: NA, VA
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

This role will assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks within an enterprise network, validates enterprise system security requirements definition and analysis, establishes enterprise system security designs, and implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures. Verifies security requirements; secure systems operations and maintenance. Specific experience may include data-at-rest encryption, IDS/IPS, and SIEMS. Responsible for the overall security design of the project, program, or environment; often activities can range from initial creation to reviewing current system security technical controls and recommending enhancements. This role is primarily responsible for identifying capabilities/protocols needed to adhere to security controls (e.g., NIST requirements) for vendor configuration/custom development and initial integration. Capability discovery could take the form of an Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) to ensure the selected vendor can satisfy the need within the high level design.

Basic Qualifications

•Must have past experience with, and demonstrate the skills and capabilities to successfully execute the duties and responsibilities of this position

•Must have a minimum of 8 years experience in related field

•Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field

•Must possess active CISSP, CEH, or other relevant certification

•Must be able to pass background check for secret clearance

•Can-do attitude

•Self-motivated and quick-learner

•Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

•Ability to create internal and customer-oriented documentation

•Ability to complete tasks on time, unsupervised

•Ability to anticipate problems and develop effective solutions

•Willing to be hands-on and work at tasks outside of normal duties if needed to support management objectives

•Excellent project and time management skills

•Ability to travel 25%

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience with scripting languages to automate tasks and manipulate data

•Experience with integrating solutions in a multi-vendor environment

•Knowledge of enterprise logging, with a focus on security event logging

•Experience with enterprise-scale operations and maintenance environments 

•Experience with programming

•Experience with various security tools

•Ability to multitask and solve complex technical problems

•Experience working in a multi-server environment

•ITIL v3 - Foundation

•Experience with Microsoft SCCM

•Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs

•Experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis, and some scripting experience.

•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00

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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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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 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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