Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Computer Security Systems Specialist for a position as part of a team supporting the Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) in Pensacola, Florida. This is a full time position that must work in Pensacola, Florida. No full time telework is allowed.
The CSSP Sensor Grid is a large collection of enclave level passive intrusion detection devices as well as large number of boundary level sensing devices that monitor the network traffic of DISA’s CSSP customers to identify, classify and detect malicious electronic communications activity on the DODIN. The Computer Security Systems Specialist manages all production instances of the CSSP Sensor Grid across the DODIN and acts as the administrative support team applying all approved changes to the operational platforms as requested by the CSSP Sensor Grid Program Manager on a monthly basis.
- Be willing to quickly deploy on-site when required by the Government and Prime to perform hardware and software maintenance and repair.
- Maintain a detailed and accurate list of contact information, rack elevation diagrams, and wiring diagrams for each sensor site as required by the Government to aid in remote access and for quick hardware and software problem discovery and repair.
- Performs risk analyses, which also includes risk assessment. Provides technical support for secure software development and integration tasks, including reviewing work products for correctness and adhering to the design concept and to user standards.
- Tasks include: field engineering from both onsite and remote locations which requires installing hardware (if Government waiver is approved), installing virtual components as systems, installing servers, installing operating systems, installing software, uninstalling software, monitoring systems and processes, patching operating systems and software applications, installing network devices, configuring network devices, patching network devices, monitoring network devices, installing storage and database systems, patching storage and database systems, configuring and tuning system processes, and troubleshooting and resolving problems with the CSSP Sensor Grid.
- Assist CSSP Sensor Grid Lead in creating, documenting, and maintaining a CSSP Sensor Grid Service Design Plan (SDP) that defines all aspects of the service throughout all stages of its lifecycle. The SDP shall be updated anytime there is a change to the architecture, financial posture or requirements of the service. The Service Owner shall be the primary internal and external Subject Matter Expert for the service they are assigned to manage. They shall be aware at all times on the state of their service and report on that status to the Government as required. Work with all other ITIL UCSA business managers to ensure that their service is providing value to the UCSA program and its mission partners and users.
- Bachelor's of Arts or Bachelor's of Science in a technical discipline; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Minimum of four (4) or more years of relevant experience.
- Knowledgeable of Security/IA products such as PKI, VPN, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
- Be able to Analyze and recommend resolution of security/IA problems on the basis of knowledge of the major IA products and services, an understanding of their limitations, and knowledge of the IA disciplines.
- Demonstrated expertise in Federal Government Network Management is absolutely necessary.
- Prior experience with deploying and maintaining network sensors.
- Qualified IA personnel IAW DoD 8570/DoD 8140, minimum IAT II.
- Active Secret Clearance Required with ability to obtain a Top Secret.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience.
- Experience with DISA Network Enclaves
- Ability to obtain a Top Secret if required by the contract
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Network Administration and Ops
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 www.Leidos.com.
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