Information Security Engineer

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The Health Products and Solutions Operation currently has an opening for an information assurance engineer to support a large healthcare contract in Baltimore.


This position is for a Senior Information Assurance Engineer working with a team of Information Security professionals supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This team is responsible for supporting the full life-cycle (design, installation, administration, and monitoring) of a diverse suite of security tools within multiple datacenters, as well as incident response, and audit support. A successful candidate will: Support the full system engineering life-cycle of multiple security tools across geographically dispersed enterprise datacenters. Participate in security zone architecture and on-going design meetings to ensure adequate security protections while enabling business value and outcomes. Implement designed solutions including device configuration changes while following a change management processes. Work with stakeholders to review and implement security policies on security devices. Design, implement, and maintain security standards/policies/procedures. Perform work assigned by management and team lead with a customer focus approach and an ability to work as part of a cross functional team. The candidate must be a self-starter, a disciplined worker and have a professional reputation for integrity. The ability to adhere to the highest standards of ethics and professional conduct are an absolute must. The position requires an individual with a record of success as a team member and motivator, and may provide work direction and guidance to other personnel.

Strong background designing, deploying, and maintaining security solutions. An in-depth understanding of computer/network security concepts to include supporting two or more of the following: network and/or host based intrusion detection systems, antivirus, SIEM/event correlation, incident response, file integrity monitoring, full packet capture, computer forensics, and encryption. Strong troubleshooting skills specific to network security and ability to effectively work in cross functional teams as needed to resolve issues. Must have the ability to analyze information from multiple sources and apply it to the operational environment in developing and maintaining the security posture of the network. Must have the ability to work independently on multiple tasks. Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), customer service and teaming skills are required. 

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Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority

Splunk, McAfee ePO, Sourcefire, Tripwire FIM or IP360, Nessus, BigFix, Trend Micro, ForeScout, RES. Experience supporting security in Cloud environments. Experience supporting Windows desktop and server platforms. Current CISSP certification or other relevant security certification RHEL\Unix platform experience is a plus.

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

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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