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Job #: R-00084601
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
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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Job Description:

The Sr. IAM Cyber Engineer will support the integration of Leidos' IAM security architecture & engineering efforts into the information technology life-cycle; integrating security concepts, controls, and mechanisms into the design and architecture phases to produce a reliably secure product. The Sr. IAM Cyber Engineer must have in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across a range of programs, and will serve as a subject matter expert within the IAM area. They will be required to communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization or projects. They will resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation; developing solutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices. The Sr. IAM Engineer will influence development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results, recommend and develop new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function's strategy and operations, and leads and manage work of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.

Duties include, but are not limited to; architecture, engineering, implementation, integration, maintenance, and improvement of systems to meet specific requirements for building software/hardware components and supporting technical infrastructure. Additional responsibilities may include technical planning, technical design, development and integration, verification, and validation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Active Directory (AD)
  • Cloud Technologies (Azure/AWS/OCI)
  • Single-Sign-On (SSO)
  • Multi-factor Authentication
  • Identity Management
  • Emerging authentication standards
  • Other areas as assigned

Basic Qualifications

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree coupled with 12+ years’ experience in the Information Technology or related field

  • A minimum of 2+ years Microsoft Active Directory experience
  • A minimum of 2+ years Microsoft Azure experience
  • Experience with Federated Identity Management (FIM)
  • Experience with SAML, Kerberos, NTLM, OIDC, OAUTH, and other authentication/authorization technologies and protocols
  • Knowledgeable in multi-factor authentication technologies, including PKI, One-Time Password (OTP), and RADIUS/TACACs
  • Experience with Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Experience with F5 technologies
  • Experience Aruba Clear Pass Policy Manager (CPPM)
  • Microsoft Authentication and Identity Management technologies
  • MCSE, MCITP, MCTS and/or SANS Certification

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

Pay and Benefits

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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