Do you enjoy prototyping and experimenting with software products and applications? Do you enjoy picking up a new piece of technology and learning it back to front? Do you have cybersecurity experience or an interest in shifting your career to cybersecurity engineering?
Leidos is seeking a talented engineer to become a key member of a mission-critical cybersecurity effort. As an engineer on this team, you will be working closely with subject matter experts to research, define, implement, test, deploy, and maintain key software components within an existing enterprise class information system. You will have a hand in every phase of the product lifecycle, from initial prototyping all the way to production maintenance and integration.
As a member of the team, you will:
Design, develop, test, and maintain a software stack using a mix of commercial and open-source software
Prototype and evaluate new software components for inclusion within the existing system architecture
Use automation tools to rapidly build, test, and deploy system components
Integrate analytics engines to visualize and enhance access control decision making
Simulate potential failure scenarios, then implement changes to make the system more resilient
Generate clear and maintainable documentation
Generate visual media that can communicate the benefits of a software tool or system to both technical and non-technical audiences
Bachelor's Degree in a technical or related field completed in the last 12 months
Experience with learning, installing, configuring, or integrating commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) or open source solutions or products
Understanding of infrastructure and platform components such as operating systems, databases, file systems, servers, load balancers, networking, firewalls, application program interface (API) gateways, and intrusion detection
Basic understanding of the Agile development process
Demonstrated ability to understand technical tasks and complete them on schedule
Effective written, oral, and visual communication skills, such that technical concepts can be communicated in a way that non-technical individuals can understand
Ability to work effectively within a team construct
Ability to obtain a security clearance
All candidates must be US CITIZENS to be considered for the position
Top Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for an SCI
Familiarity with one or more of the following identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) concepts/standards:
LDAP or MS Active Directory
PKI and TLS/SSL
OpenID Connect (OIDC)
Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)
Hands-on experience with the Oracle IAM suite (OAM, OUD, OVD, OIM), API Gateways (e.g., Broadcom, Apigee, Kong), Java application servers (e.g. Oracle WebLogic, Apache Tomcat), or similar products (e.g., Sailpoint, ForgeRock, Keycloak, WSO2, Okta, Kong, Open Identity, Apache Syncope)
Experience in identity management and governance, to include single sign-on, identity federation, or enterprise directory architecture and design
Experience in multiple of the following areas, and a desire to learn the others:
Linux OS scripting (Bash)
Software development in a high-level programming language (Java, C#, Python)
Database setup and integration, both relational and NoSQL (Oracle DB, MySQL, CouchDB)
Cloud infrastructure platforms (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure)
DevOps automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
Source control and Agile development tools (Git, Maven, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)
Analytics and search engines (Elasticsearch, Splunk, Apache Solr)
Local to DC/Maryland/Virginia
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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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