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Job #: R-00061914
Location: Durham, NC
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group has a contingent opening for a Cyber Security Expert to join our Enterprise IT Modernization team in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina or the Washington DC metro area.

The Cyber Security Expert shall provide technical expertise regarding EPA security requirements. The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for IT security/vulnerability assessments and for managing overall network security with network and security-related hardware and software.

Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance to be considered; due to contract requirements U.S. Citizenship is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team to provide IT security engineering, integration services and solutions, including malicious code detection, intrusion detection, and cyber security tool development and integration
  • Supports infrastructure and enterprise level security initiatives
  • Investigates computer and information security incidents
  • Conducts network vulnerability assessments and network traffic analysis
  • Configures and validates secure systems
  • Optimizes, audits, and troubleshoots network security-related products/tools
  • Collects and analyzes intelligence to correlate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Conducts computer forensic network and host analysis and intrusion and threat hunting support
  • Performs penetration tests to evaluate system security, maintaining proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities.
  • Specific infrastructure support duties include but are not limited to; device scanning (device discovery, Operating System (OS) fingerprinting, service scanning), and passive (non-intrusive) scanning, configuration, testing, deployment and maintenance of infrastructure hardware and software.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA and 12+ years of experience or a Masters +10 years of experience.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • 3 years of experience with cyber tools and processes
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Certifications: CompTIA Network+; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security; Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security; Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security; Network Security Tools

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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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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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