Senior Cyber Security Engineer

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Leidos Computer Information Systems Group is looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer. This position can be supported from anywhere within Washington DC Metro area.

As a Senior Cyber Security Engineer you will apply your critical cyber security engineering experience to initiatives across all Leidos lines of business and the CAO office. As part of the Cyber Enablement Team in the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer you will contribute to solutions to cyber challenges with customers and within CIS itself. 

In this role you will engineer solutions for proposals as well as supporting efforts to enhance on program operations.  This role will require a broad technical background in cyber security operations and a proven ability to apply that knowledge implement solutions that increase the efficiency and/or effectiveness of a cyber defense posture. The ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects is critical as well as the ability to work across multiple customer domains. The most successful candidates will be self-starters who are able to demonstrate intellectual curiosity specific to the cyber domain and are able to implement Cyber Kill Chain aligned solutions.  This position may function as a team lead for multi-disciplinary teams when required.     

- Utilize expertise in cyber security engineering and defensive cyber operations to support Leidos corporate and key customer partners.
- Direct the creation or modification of cyber security engineering plans, technical documentation and/or cyber security strategies.  Apply engineering experience to enhance cyber security policies, procedures and operational plans.
- Lead the recovery of programs suffering from cyber security deficiencies requiring technical, management and policy/governance expertise.
- Support direct customer engagement to present cyber solutions or cover overall approach to cyber defense.
- Proactively identify information security deficiencies or opportunities for improvement to better enable business security.  Facilitate the development of pragmatic solutions across Corporate Information Security.
- Support accreditation activities including vulnerability assessments, testing and mitigation development.
- Support acquisition due diligence for information security risks and support control design for integration.
- Participate in Group reporting requirements, monthly/quarterly status meetings and offsites as appropriate. 
- Assist Groups in managing and preventing cyber incidents and providing incident coordination as required.
- Provide subject matter expertise on various global cyber threats to Group leadership.
- Represent Director, Cyber Integration at meetings and act on behalf of as requested.

- Authority to create cyber security architectures, engineering documentation and marketing materials in accordance with Leidos overall corporate vision for cyber defense.
- Authority to direct resources to respond to information security incidents or critical deficiencies to ensure secure operations of Leidos information systems.

- Accountable to Director, Cyber Integration for the efficient and effective execution of position responsibilities.
- Accountable to Senior Director, Cyber Business Enablement and CISO to meet all performance objectives.
- Accountable to Leidos business units for timely support for programs and proposals.
- Accountable to subordinate and peer employees to ensure all job resource requirements are met and appropriate performance feedback is delivered in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree with 12 years of experience related to Cyber Security.
- Experience managing the implementation of information security solutions for organizations with annual budgets >$100M USD
- Ability to document and address an organization's information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.  Proven ability to apply recommendations, lead deficiency resolution and implement changes to enhance security posture.
- Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.  Additionally provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation (e.g., system life-cycle support plans, concept of operations, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials).
- Ability to conduct vulnerability scans and recognize vulnerabilities in security systems.  Create security management plans that incorporate risk mitigation steps along with continuous cyber diagnostics and monitoring.
- Assess and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.  Recommend changes to operational procedures or modifications of technology baseline to mitigate risk.
- Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.  Able to effectively collaborate via virtual teams.
- Self motivated and willing to take on challenges while adapting to an ever changing operational environment.
- Expert level understanding of information security requirements and best practices across the globe including NIST Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-171 controls, ISO27000 series, UK Cyber Essentials and ASD cyber security strategies.  Knowledge of PCI DSS and HIPAA a plus.
- Expert level understanding of key network and technical security controls.  Experience with malware analysis, network security architecture development, Cyber Kill Chain applications and enterprise security solutions a plus.
- Experience participating in security incident response and coordinating activities
- Ability to demonstrate security experience via significant career accomplishments or certifications
- Demonstrated ability to apply organizational information security policies at an operating group level
- Knowledge and experience working within the Intelligence or Defense markets will be considered a significant advantage.
- Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
- Must hold minimum US SECRET security clearance.

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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