Leidos is seeking a Dev-Ops Engineer on a Cyber Security contract. The candidate will perform a variety of assignments associated with managing and maintaining a SOAR application and completing integrations with a distributed streaming platform (DSP). The position will be part of a growing IT team working on multiple information systems in a high-demand setting. The candidate will be supporting additional technologies as needed.
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.
The candidate will work to:
- Develop a deep understanding of the Splunk Phantom (SOAR product)
- Develop a deep understanding of the Splunk User Behavior Analytics (UBA product)
- Work directly with customers and team members to provide On-prem and Cloud Support
- Perform SOAR integrations with customer security systems
- Assist with the deployment and daily maintenance of the DSP platform
- Troubleshoot technical issues to establish the root cause of problems and form a solution or workaround across a range of environments
- Create knowledge base articles and other documentation to assist customers
- Create playbooks in order to leverage automation and orchestration capabilities
- 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
To be successful in this role, you must have the following:
- 8 years of related experience in software development and IT Operations
- Passionate about technology with a strong desire to work in a fast-paced technical environment
- Works well as part of a team and contributes to continuous improvement
- Ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks
- Must have experience in: UNIX systems (Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), Python, Databases, Java, and working knowledge of Messaging Service Tools
- Must understand basic CI/CD concepts
- Good understanding of Relational Databases
- Good understanding of DevOps and Agile methodologies
- Good understanding of DSP technologies such as Confluent Kafka
To further your success in this role, it helps to have:
- Working knowledge of cloud technologies
- AWS Solutions Architect certification
- Security+ certification
- Experience with data structures and algorithms
- Experience with performing API integrations
- An ability to convey technical concepts clearly
- Must be a US Citizen
- Minimum Interim Secret
- Eligible for fully adjudicated Secret clearance
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience
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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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