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Job #: R-00082771
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Are you looking to make a difference? Leidos in San Diego, CA is looking for a Cyber Security Engineering Lead to join our team within our Intelligence Organization.

Leidos ranks as a top industry leader for its high performance and high reliability ensuring priority of our nation’s safety. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  

We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe. With a 9/80 schedule, and every other Friday off, our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come join our mission! 

Job Summary:

This key role requires extensive experience in enterprise level cybersecurity, technology, and influence. Experience with the following processes: software security, cloud security, endpoint security, network security and vulnerability management are essential. The candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented performer who has a strong desire to influence positive change. This senior leader will make cyber security a fundamental part of product development while collaborating with stakeholders.

Additional position responsibilities also include:

  • Set the vision, roadmap, and lead efforts to verify the security of our code, products, and infrastructure for DoD Services and Governing Agencies.
  • Act as a conduit between the Key Management Enterprise and the DoD Services to assist with providing cyber and crypto-related technical considerations and solutions.
  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with stakeholders to champion security priorities and objectives.
  • Create frictionless paths for our Engineering teams to securely build and deploy applications.
  • Participate and lead discussions at customer meetings, working groups, and technical interchange meetings associated with the work performed in this project.
  • Relocation assistance available to move to San Diego, CA.

Required Qualifications:

  • Visionary leader: strong communicator possessing a demonstrated ability to conceive, construct and advance business and technology solutions and stakeholder sponsorship to support organizational information security projects and initiatives
  • Position requires US citizenship and an active TS/SCI DoD security clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Systems, Engineering Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. 
  • Ten (10+) years’ experience of related experience supporting programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the cyber security domain with knowledge of cyber engineering, systems and tool analysis.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the unique threats to satellite systems and the role that cryptography plays in mitigating those threats
  • An understanding of satellite communication architectures and security approaches applicable to these architectures
  • An understanding of the constraints to encryption and key management introduced by the space domain, including performance, latency
  • An understanding of satellite payload waveforms and associated mission cryptography
  • An understanding of cryptographic key management approaches to securing communication confidentiality and integrity on satellite and within ground stations
  • An understanding of cryptographic security for satellite TT&C
  • An understanding of transec keystream generation approaches for secure satellite communication
  • Knowledge of new approaches to satellite communication, including mesh networks, optical Intersatellite link encryption, and the use of cloud processing of satellite downlinks
  • An understanding of the cryptographic products currently in use within various satellite constellations
  • An understanding of how HAIPE is used within satellite constellations

Working knowledge and experience with computing and related technologies preferred including:

  • Scripting support such as Python, bourne/c shell/k shell/ bash
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Collaboration tools like MatterMost, Teams
  • AI related frameworks such as pytorch, tensor flow
  • Database design, configuration, replication, backup, archive, and restore
  • Continuous integration environments (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab-CI).
  • Familiar with software languages such as C/C++, C#, Java
  • Understanding of Cryptographic Key Management based on EKMS and KMI.
    • COMSEC Operations and Accountability
    • Transfer, receipt, accounting, inventory, reconciliation, and reporting
    • Warehouse operations, receiving, distribution, reporting, and automation
  • Familiarity with Agile processes including
    • Agile / Scrum
    • Tools and environment such as jira, VersionOne
    • Agile use, automation, configuration, tracking, and optimization
  • Detailed knowledge of Networking and Interface technologies including
    • Web services including RESTful and SOAP
    • Documentation with IETF/RFCs
    • OpenAPI standards
    • ASN.1 constructs, usage, compilers, and implementations
  • Understanding of Security requirements and implementation including
    • Authentication, integrity, and confidentiality services and implementation
    • Public Key Infrastructure with trust chains, certificates, revocation checking, cert validation
    • Cryptographic mechanisms such as SHA, HMAC, Elliptic Curve, and quantum resistance approaches
    • Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
    • Security monitoring including gathering, reporting, and response using SIEM
    • Security frameworks adhering to STIGs, RMF

DoD 8570 approved security certification (i.e., Security +) (Will be required 90 days after hire).

Pay Range:

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About Leidos

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 43,000 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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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.

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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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