Cyber Security Engineer

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The Defense and Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Cybersecurity Engineer to work in the San Antonio, Texas office. 

This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to support the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System (AFIPPS) mission.  In this mission, Leidos will provide IT services to develop and deliver a payroll system to support all Air Force Active, Reserve and Guard uniformed personnel.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform review and analysis of AFIPPS designs and implementations to ensure compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force cybersecurity requirements. 

Participate in automated and manual code inspections. 

Conduct cybersecurity testing. 

Lead the usage of cybersecurity tools. 

Review results of system scans and manage any cybersecurity issues to their closure. 

Stay integrated and engaged with cybersecurity notices and orders. 

Investigate suspected cybersecurity issues. 

Work closely with Air Force cybersecurity personnel and management to assure that AFIPPS meets all cyber security requirements. 

Participate in engineering design reviews, and support integrated product teams with external agencies and their interfaces.



Education and Experience: 

Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.


Required Qualifications:

Previous experience with cybersecurity operations for large enterprise IT systems is required. 

The ability to obtain an IT-II Tier 3 security clearance is required.

The ability to acquire the necessary cybersecurity professional certifications is required.


Desired Qualifications:

Experience with cybersecurity engineering and operations in a Department of Defense computing environment is highly desirable.  Experience with analyzing the results of automated code scans, system scans and penetration tests is highly desirable.  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is preferred.



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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