As a Senior Computer Systems Engineer, you will provide Systems Engineering technical expertise to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). Beyond advising and guiding technical matters, you are 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. You are expected to assist in planning, implementing, and supporting local and wide-area infrastructure and network solutions between multiple platforms. This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD and requires an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance.
Manage / Lead planning and implementation of Linux based security solutions across a variety of networks and environments.
Work within a team supporting a technical project planning environment.
Monitor, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, and network issues and coordinate with vendors for installation of such items as servers and switches.
Monitor all activities of the network facilities and ensures high system availability
Provide technical support in all customer interaction situations, including receipt of specifications, design, test, and response to service requests.
Debug and test network, infrastructure and system inter-operability
Provide initial implementation support of subscriber hardware to assure proper execution
Provide resolution for system failures or degradations
Provide RMF and accreditation efforts
Support projects and provide or maintain documentation as required
BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
Relevant experience should include 8+ years of the following:
- Systems administration and network operations
- Supporting a classified network, configuring/maintaining routers/switches/firewalls
- Cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data
- 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
- Developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports
Must possess an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
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 Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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