Cyber Security Engineer (SME)

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Reston, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    e, implement, troubleshoot, and maintain all security platforms and their associated software, such as firewalls (Security Groups), intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, anti-virus/malware (HBSS), cryptography systems (Vormetric), SIEM (Splunk), and MDM

    • Formulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation efforts of cyber security incidents (system and/or network breaches, malware attacks)

    • Participate in the change management process

    • Coordinate, and monitor log analysis for our managed services offerings, to ensure customer policy and security requirements are met

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Expert with at least one of the following tools: Splunk, HBSS/McAfee, Rapid7

    • Expert with implementing and managing SIEM (e.g., Splunk), end-point security (IDS/IPS and HBSS)

    • Expert knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, LAN/WAN concepts

    • Expert with automation (e.g., Ansible, CloudFormation)

    • Strong attention to detail with analytical mind outstanding problem-solving skills

    • Awareness of Cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.

    **Active TS/SCI with polygraph.

    **Candidate must have a Master's degree with 15 or more years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with additional security tools and processes such as IDS/IPS, VPN, Webinspect, Appdetective

    • Experience with implementing and managing Network and Application Firewalls

    • Experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics activities

    • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Power Shell)

    • Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    • Experience with Agile Software Development

    • AWS Certification

    • Experience maintaining virtual private networks, firewalls, web protocols

    • Experience with SAFe Agile Framework

    • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking and social engineering

    • Experience with health monitoring tools (Nagios, SolarWinds)

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-03-18
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.