Security Engineer/Information Assurance Analyst - Active TS/SCI required!

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Cyber Security
Day Job
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
The Security Engineer/IA Analyst will support the NITES Program in Suitland, MD.  An active TS/SCI and active CISSP is required to be considered for this role.  

Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, information systems’ anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts.
Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms

Utilize vulnerability scanning systems and tools

Monitor network-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS)

Utilize file integrity verification and monitoring software and monitor security Information & Event Management (SIEM) platform



Qualifications - External

BS and 11 + yrs of relevant experience or MS and 9 + years of relevant experience

10+ yars of Security Engineering experience with DCID 6/3, ICD-503, and/or DIACAP/RMF

Experience system/software design, development, integration, testing, system administration, O&M.

Experience designing and developing lost based and networked based scanning tools. Extensive experience with the use of host based and network based scanning tools.

Experience with Security Content Automated Protocol (SCAP) based tools and specifications.

Extensive experience in OS hardening: securing systems /software IAW IC, DoD and industry best practices: development of security controls, testing methodologies, and procedures for systems, cloud based architectures and DCSs.

Exemplary proactive results oriented interpersonal and customer relations expertise and teambuilding.

Experience with DoD, Defense Information Security Agency (DISA), Fleet Cyber Command (FLTCYBERCOM), DoDIIS and IC tools Systems, reporting mechanisms and requirements for C&A.

Extensive experience and education in Information Assurance, e.g, Accreditation Security testing and evaluation. 

Expert technical knowledge of the DoD, ID and national level system security initiatives and Secure Information /Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN)/Cloud Technologies/Cross Domain Solutions (CDSs) technologies.

Experience implementing security engineering practices in the System/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:  

Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) 

MS in CS, IT, IA or related field 

3+ years of project management 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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