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Senior Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Number:
652281
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Location:
ALEXANDRIA, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations.  The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Leidos has an immediate need for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to support this CBP Program.  

The Sr. Cyber Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner.  


Will engineer design and develop cyber security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. Address system-of-system architectural needs by drilling through all layers of embedded security within the given WAN / LAN architecture. Lead multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture. Produce cyber security architectural artifacts. Provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and existing system related to future needs and trends. Embed advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data collection and analysis into cyber security design. Reviews and provides input to system requirements based on cyber security posture. Compiles industry best practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs. Supports the Engineering Review Board by evaluating artifacts for architectural compliance. Provides broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development. Resolves architecture implementation issues during integration and test. 



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Qualifications:
Required Skills and Education: 
BS degree  in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. 

Must have an active Secret Clearance.  In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program. 

In addition:

  • Direct Customer Engagement.
  • Security Architecture Development.
  • Requirements Identification.
  • Experience working with developers and process improvement.
  • Experience identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI.  

  • Recent security operations center (SOC) experience.

Certifications/Desired Skills:  

  • CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.

 

At least 7 years of experience supporting mission-critical projects. Performance metrics related to security operations. Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven Defense hands on knowledge  Cyber transformation experience  Cyber analyst experience - Not required, engineering is key  Detailed knowledge of key cyber and network technologies such as Netwitness, Splunk, ArcSight, FireEye

 

 


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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