Leidos is seeking a SME Cloud Automation Engineer to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Security Operations Center (SOC). Responsibilities include:
Build automation tooling and pipelines that enable protected systems to be deployed across a variety of environments, including public/private cloud, virtual machines, or bare metal servers
Coordinate directly with senior customer Leadership on recommendations, planning, and paths forward for cloud automation and transitioning
Collaborate with the engineer team to design and develop automation to standardize and secure cloud services
Ability to collect customer requirements, design, and automate security controls, data collection, and other processes to enhance operational support and metrics
Aid in the integration of monitoring solutions for cloud systems
Solving challenging problems involving system and environment internals, to provide solutions that are simple to use, but can be customized to meet customer needs
Collaborating directly as a SME with stakeholders related to build releases and ensure builds provide a consistent core foundation for hosting government and commercial applications
Ability quickly adapt to various APIs to support automation needs for SOC engineers and security analyst needs
Find innovative ways to streamline overall Security operations, investigative and incident response tasks
Supporting technologies and products, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, RedHat Linux, Satellite, Git, GitOps, Python
Integrate directly with a team of SOC Security Engineers to develop customized solutions to customer challenges
Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
Must have at least 8 years of progressive technical experience that demonstrates relevant skills in Cybersecurity Engineering and Cloud technologies.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline. Additional applicable military or relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree
Cybersecurity-related advanced certification considered a must
Security Operations experience considered a must
Must have hands-on experience with Cloud technologies and service providers such as AWS and Azure
Can apply security first principles to solve complex technical challenges
Python programming and other scripting languages critical to this position’s success
Experience with automation development
Must be able to work independently and within a team environment.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Cyber Operations
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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