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Job #: R-00061509
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Are you a TS/SCI w/ Poly cleared IT systems integrator with engineering disciplines looking for an opportunity to take part in creating a new Central Security Service?

The National Solutions Group at Leidos has an immediate need for a Systems Integration Engineer with Information Assurance/Cyber disciplines who wants to be a part of a team to support the design, implementation, integration and sustainment of a new Central Security Service (CSS). This challenging and dynamic position offers the opportunity to learn and explore the latest technologies, with the stability of a 5 years base contract (4 years remain) and 3 additional options years available. For consideration, a current and active TS/SCI with Poly is required.

In this position, as the Information Assurance Systems Integrator, you will be a hands-on engineer performing systems and applications administration as well as integration and sustainment of a new Central Security Service. 
You will be part of the team responsible for the development, test and operations for subscribing IT assets, centralized management of security services and data, and automation of continuous monitoring and reporting for IT assets. You will help configure, automate, and tune the components of the CSS which include Audit-as-a-Service (AaaS), vulnerability scanning, host-based scanning, and data aggregation for the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool. This position is hands-on.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
•    Creating Linux and Windows instances in an AWS environment
•    Configuring agents on host servers for the security services to include: Splunk (AaaS), Tenable (EVSS), and McAfee (HBSS)
•    Testing and documenting the security services
•    Tuning the Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) DevOps pipeline
•    Generating scripts for Ansible to automate the creation of the various servers/services via the CI/CD DevOps pipeline

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    BS degree and 8 or more years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 5 or more years of prior relevant experience. Four additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a BS degree
•    TS/SCI with Poly is required for consideration.
•    Earned at least one of the following IA Certifications is required for consideration:  GSEC, Security+, SSCP, CCNA-Security
•    Experience with operating system or network appliance administration
•    Working knowledge of virtual environments (AWS, Hypervisor, etc.)
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Technology desired
•    Hands-on experience with cyber security services – AaaS, EVSS, or HBSS
•    Windows/Linux administration
•    Network administration (firewalls, routers, etc.)
•    Administration of virtual servers (AWS, Hypervisor, etc.)
•    Scripting
•    Tenable Nessus Security and Nessus Vulnerability Scanner Products (EVSS Tool)
•    Ability to operate multiple systems that ensure activities are accomplished. Experience collaborating with diverse IC stakeholders to drive consensus and forward progress
•    Ability to identify needed changes to processes and activities and help to implement continuous improvement solutions

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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