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Job #: R-00083642
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $8,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Cloud Systems Engineer to work onsite in Suitland, MD!

This position will provide engineering and integration support of the Hopper NIPRNet Secure Cloud Computing Architecture (SCCA). This effort will provide support for research, design, testing, development and integration of cloud-based SCCA security components to support IL-5 NIPRNet requirements to be deployed using unclassified AWS cloud infrastructure and services.

The Hopper NIPRNet efforts support Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) adoption of the Intelligence Community Cloud (IC Cloud) thus aligning ONI with IC enterprise IT modernization efforts as outlined in the Intelligence Community Directive 121, Managing the Intelligence Community Information Technology Environment (IC ITE), envisioned in the IC IT Enterprise Strategy.

Primary Responsibilities

Perform as the Subject Matter expert for technical and engineering support to design a secure cloud computing architecture to operate on the DoD unclassified network (NIPRNet) to include research, design, testing, development and integration of  SCCA security components to support IL-5 NIPRNet requirements that is to be deployed using unclassified AWS cloud infrastructure.

Work independently or with colleagues to verify technical planning, cloud design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding of all aspects of the secure cloud computing effort and ensure it is in in compliance with the latest governance and best practices.

Collaborate with team to coordinate across IT domains and multiple teams (internal and external) and influence Hopper leadership regarding solution design, process and/or approaches to ensure successful implementation of an AWS cloud environment and to ensure all mission requirements are met.

Basic Qualifications

*Active TS/SCI clearance

*AWS Developer Certification and/or Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP). Other Cloud certifications will also be considered.

*BS and 12+ yrs of related experience or MS/MA and 10+ yrs of experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related field. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

*5+ years of experience in designing and developing cloud systems in AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud

*1+ years of experience with IaC development

*Experience in building a commercial cloud environment, including familiarity with Virtual Datacenter Security Stack (VDSS), Virtual Datacenter Managed Services (VDMS), Trusted Cloud Credential Manager (TCCM) and Cloud Access Point (CAP) technical and security requirements.

*Experience in systems integration, networking, firewalls, authentication, auditing, host-based security and other aspects in support of an SCCA environment

*Experience in connecting NIPRNET DoD workloads to the Defense Information System Network (DISN) and DoD Information Network (DoDIN) and interface SCCA with DoD Cybersecurity Service Providers.

*Experience resolving highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program.

*Experience coordinating with and communicating with teams of all levels from technical experts to senior executive leadership regarding matters of strategic importance

*Experience with different programming languages, that may include Python, Java, C#, JavaScript, TypeScript, etc

*Working knowledge of commercial and/or open-source security software tools; 

*Knowledge of cloud security technologies and practices

Desired Qualifications:

*Familiarity with Intelligence Community Information Technology Environment (IC ITE)

*Familiarity with DoD cloud computing security capabilities and direction

*Knowledge of Navy’s enterprise cloud policies and programs.

*Knowledge of DoD Authorization to Operate (ATO) RMF accreditation requirements, processes, controls, inheritance and artifacts

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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