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Job #: R-00066997-OTHLOC-PL-2D2521
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is seeking a System Engineer on a Cyber Security Center contract. The candidate will perform a variety of assignments associated with managing and maintaining systems used within a Security Operations Center (SOC) network and supporting active security analysis tools. The position will be part of a growing IT team working on multiple information systems in a high-demand setting.

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will work to: 

  • Develop, maintain, and support a mixed storage environment
  • Develop, maintain, and support physical and virtual Infrastructure environments (e.g. Hyper-V, VMWare, and Nutanix)
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other system problems, and replace defective components when necessary and subject to available resources.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to protect data, software and hardware.
  • Interface with customer, technical staff, team members, and management to identify issues, negotiate changes, meet deadlines, and provide strong customer service both orally and in writing, as appropriate
  • May collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for administration of AWS native services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage (S3) and Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management IAM
  • Track and support periodic hardware and software upgrades.
  • Perform configuration management tasks on devices using automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Chocolatey)
  • Assist with deployment of distributed streaming platform
  • Assist with the management of the SIEM environment

Basic Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you must have the following:

  • Experience with cloud and network storage
  • Understanding of automation and orchestration frameworks (Ansible, Chef, or Puppet)
  • Experience administering Linux operating system to an Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) level or above
  • Ability to troubleshoot moderate to complex problems
  • Basic understanding of networking and networking concepts
  • Administration of Splunk in a clustered environment to the Splunk Enterprise System Administrator level or above
  • Understanding of configuration management concepts and principals
  • Ability to present technical details to non-technical personnel

The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills:

  • Experience structuring Splunk data using the Common Information Model (CIM)
  • Experience administering Splunk ES
  • Experience with creating and managing playbooks in Splunk Phantom/SOAR

Preferred Qualifications

To further your success in this role, it helps to have:

  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with RedHat and Ansible
  • 2+ years of virtualization experience
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, PowerShell)
  • Experience with application deployment and management
  • An ability to convey technical concepts clearly

Clearance Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum Interim Secret
  • Eligible for fully adjudicated Secret clearance

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience .

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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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