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Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Number:
640864
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Location:
VIENNA, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
Leidos has a career opportunity for a Cyber Engineer in Vienna, VA.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
This candidate will join our growing team of Information Assurance (IA) professionals providing Cybersecurity support to the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) system in Vienna, VA. The Cybersecurity Support Team analyzes system security in accordance with DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) on Windows and Unix systems, network devices (firewalls, routers, and switches), web server and database applications and is expected to understand and apply knowledge of INFOSEC principles to network protocols, architectures, equipment, services, standards and technology. Some domestic travel can be expected. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Perform risk assessments and security testing as part of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Process. 
•Serve as a task lead for a team of analysts performing A&As based on NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1.
•Manage pipeline of upcoming assessments and deconflict resourcing issues within overall A&A program.
•Serve as escalation point for both customers and team.
•Report status of A&A projects to Prime and to Government customer.
•Develop, document, and implement process changes that lead to improved efficiency and depth of assessments.
•Demonstrated ability to conduct root cause analysis when identifying problems.
•Assessing security controls in accordance to security standards, frameworks, laws and policies.
•Conducting security control assessment interviews with information system security stakeholders, collect and review artifacts and evidence for compliance with security controls, document and update security assessment results. 
•Ensure the quality assurance of security assessment results in system security packages.
•Ability to interpret policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and regulations to include National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
•Perform automated system security scans using Nessus.
•Configure, scan and harden Windows and Linux systems, and Oracle databases.
•Conduct manual security checks for Windows/Linux systems (STIG checklist).
•Draft, track, and update technical reports.
•Collect, track, and manage security artifacts and documentation.

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•B.S. in Computer Science, Information Assurance or related field and 3+ years of experience in Information Assurance/Cyber Security.
•4 additional years of experience is acceptable in lieu of degree.
•Experience/expertise in some the following areas: Linux, Windows, Nessus, VMWare, Splunk, Scripting, Securing Operating Systems, Vulnerability Assessment (testing, risk and impact assessment, findings, mitigation/justifications), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Identity Management, 8570 Certification (IAT Level II) 
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance.
 
External Referral Eligible

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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