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Job #: R-00086400-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Remote, US
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, we help our customers execute programs for the world’s most critical missions. We respond to challenges and deliver next generation of agile, cohesive solutions for today’s rapidly changing environment. Leidos has an opening for a Chief Cybersecurity Engineer supporting the Security Operations Center needs of a federal agency within the Washington DC area. The Chief Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering services, leadership, direction, and hands-on management for delivery of mission enabling cybersecurity.

 

The Chief Cybersecurity Engineer is a key leadership role in the success and overall growth of the program. The successful candidate will lead in designing current and future solutions that are consistent with industry best practices while maintain strong knowledge of emerging technologies. The Chief Cybersecurity Engineer will interface and collaborate with customers, peer groups, and leadership to continuously improve the offering.

 

The Chief Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for building the team and ensuring successful delivery of security services infrastructure necessary to support monitoring and threat detection, incident response, threat hunting, incident management, vulnerability scanning, and forensic investigations.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a cyber related discipline and 12+ years of prior relevant work experience within IT/Cybersecurity
  • 4+ years of experience leading cybersecurity teams or projects
  • CCNP, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, or CSSP Certifications
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning platforms
  • Experience with centralized logging platforms
  • Proficient with SIEM/SOAR infrastructure management and the ability to support the SOC during investigations and incident response efforts.
  • Ability to conceptualize, Design, Build, and Maintain current and future enterprise support tools and platforms.
  • Perform root-cause analysis and provide recommendations
  • Knowledge, experience, and scripting skills (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, PERL, Bash, Node, etc.)
  • Ability to mitigate security risks associated with projects that have high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business or subscribers.
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of stakeholders
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the fundamental of agile project management 
  • Experience with Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Strong Networking background
  • Ability to work closely with senior engineers, other team members and application owners to timely solve technical problems at the network, system, and application levels.
  • Manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP-ISSEP
  • Experience supporting federal government strongly preferred 
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the fundamental of agile project management
  • Experience working in both Classified and Unclassified operations 
  • Experience working with SOC environments supporting multi-tenant environments and/or delivering Managed Security Services

Pay Range:

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

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 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.

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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