Cybersecurity Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Alexandria, 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

    ties

    • Managing and maintaining endpoint security auditing tools (HBSS, ESS, Trellix, Tanium)

    • Setup, configuration, tuning, and management of SIEM tools (Arcsight, Splunk, Solarwinds SEM, Securonix Snyper)

    • Conducting vulnerability scanning using tools (ACAS, Tenable/Nessus, Fortify)

    • Provide security recommendations based on the vulnerability scans.

    • Recommending secure configurations for networked devices (Cisco switches, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Servers, Workstations)

    • Review and establish secure system baseline configurations to include STIGS, vendor security recommendations and community best practices.

    • Conduct validation & verification of security configuration changes (Vendor Patches, Open Vulnerability Mitigations, Closed Remediations)

    • Maintain awareness of and be responsive to threat/vulnerability notifications to reduce risk and/or provide recommendations.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain SCI (Position Requirement).

    • Meets or exceeds IAT Level II requirements (Position Requirement).

    • Knowledge and understanding of the potential impacts associated with security features on network devices to minimize impacts to operational systems.

    • Experience using common vulnerability scanning tools (e.g., Nessus) to discover weaknesses.

    • Experience configuring/managing/tuning security event monitoring tools (SIEM).

    • Solid knowledge and experience in the secure configuration and management of system devices (Cisco Switches, IDS/IPS, Windows, Linux)

    • Degree is not required; experience and expertise are critical to this role.

    • Strong written and oral communications required.

    • Highly effective teamwork and collaboration skills.

    • Must be able to work independently on a project, seeing it from inception to completion.

    • Must possess strong organizational skills and strong interpersonal skills to effectively relate to Leidos and customer needs.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • SIEM auditing tools (Splunk, Solarwinds SEM, SecureOnix Snyper)

    • Endpoint cybersecurity tools (Trellix, McAfee ePO, Tanium)

    • STIG implementation and device configuration

    • Open threat hunting, vulnerability mitigation techniques, and incident response handling

    802.1x, Radius, Cisco CLI

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

    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.