Leidos currently has an opening for a Sr. Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to support the Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) system @ the APG, MD location.
· Design, develop, implement and/or integrate IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing and enclave environment to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.
· Identify, research, characterize, and document security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.
· Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customer requirements.
· Ensure servers comply with DoD Information Assurance requirements and update servers that are not in compliance.
· Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
· Perform Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS) vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and network discovery.
- Ability to identify, download, apply, and test applicable IAVA/STIG security patches against operational software to ensure the system still functions as intended.
· Monitor hardware and software for any suspicious changes, behavior or traffic, provide reports when/as directed.
· Define backup strategies, adhere to backup policies, and monitor backups for completion and viability.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field and 8 years of experience (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree).
DoD Secret Clearance required on day one.
DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II – Preferably Security +.
DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience.
Expertise in network technology and systems security engineering. Experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.
Significant hands-on experience implementing security and/or network components, i.e. routers, firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc.
Skilled in troubleshooting and resolving network and permissions-related issues.
Ability to work independently within a schedule and with little direction.
Capacity to identify, download, apply, and test applicable IAVA/STIG security patches against operational software to ensure the system still functions as intended.
Confidence and ability to present briefing to senior level DoD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.
DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience.
Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, Active Directory, SharePoint and Visio.
Certifications such as CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP, CCNP Collaboration or BCNE.
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