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Job #: R-00070836-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000.00
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group has an immediate opening for a Network Security Support Engineer to join the Network Security Operations arm of our Cyber Information Security team.

In this role, you will provide a support engineering role to support enterprise network security solutions such as firewalls, IPS, tap aggregation, packet capture, content filtering and security automation tools. We're looking for a candidate who can support this role from one of our following locations: Orlando - FL, Reston - VA, Gaithersburg – MD or Remote Telework.

You will primarily work on complex projects and implement large changes to support the Network Security Engineering team and the larger corporate initiatives.  Additionally, you will provide guidance and assistance to junior engineers.

As an engineer on the Network Security Operations team, you will interact regularly with the Network Security Engineering team, CSIRT, Network Operations team, and on-site technical resources to ensure both the security and on-going stability of Leidos’ Corporate network. 
 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the Leidos cyber security mission by building, configuring, troubleshooting, and updating the network security capabilities that protect Leidos’ core networks and information.   
  • Follow established network security processes to defend and operate the global Leidos network.
  • Provide technical expertise to large or complex projects
  • Establish and maintain standard operating procedures for operations team members
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide emergency support for the corporate network security environment.
  • Provide feedback to team leadership to improve existing solutions so they better meet the business’ needs.
  • Provider technical leadership to junior engineers
  • Help customers from around the enterprise troubleshoot and resolve their network security related issues.
     

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years of relevant experience, including 2+ years in an enterprise network or security environment. Additional years of relevant experience, training, and/or professional certifications will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree
  • US citizenship is required and eligible for federal security clearance
  • Strong knowledge of the OSI 7-layer model
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and common application layer protocols
  • Fundamental knowledge of IP-based networking, including switching and routing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with common enterprise firewall vendors such as Check Point, Palo Alto, Juniper or Cisco/FirePower Threat Defense
  • Experience with common enterprise class network tapping solutions such as Gigamon or Ixia
  • Experience with common enterprise forward proxies such as Zscaler, Symantec/BlueCoat, ForcePoint/WebSense, McAfee or F5
  • Experience with a firewall policy management tool such as Tufin, Algosec or Firemon
  • Experience in Linux system administration desired
  • Experience in programming and/or scripting desired
  • Experience in configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory desired
  • Experience with cloud IaaS solutions such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS
  • Possess one of the following certifications: Palo Alto Certifications, Juniper Certification, Cisco Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE), Check Point Certifications, SANS Certifications (GIAC, etc), RedHat Certifications, ISC2 Certifications (CISSP)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00

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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 January 18, 2022, 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.

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