Information Security Systems Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Fort Meade, MD

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

    s and establishes system security design

    • Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing and enclave environment to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements

    • Builds IA into systems deployed to operation environments

    • Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions

    • Supports the building of security architectures

    • Enforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architecture

    • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risk throughout the program life cycle

    • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations

    • Reviews C&A documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content

    CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Active TS/SCI with polygraph. US Citizenship required. CCA cases may be considered.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university ideally in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering or related field with a minimum of 12 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) or Network Engineer on programs and/or contracts with the customer space

    • CISSP OR CASP certification required

    • CISSP - ISSEP DoD approved 8570 baseline certification for Level III position only

    • Strong writing skills

    • Confidence and ability to present briefing to senior level DoD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.

    • Additionally, the candidate must also possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Expertise in network technology and systems security engineering. Experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.

    • Experience developing and documenting system security requirements and conducting requirements gap analysis.

    • Knowledge of, and practical experience with the NIST Special Publications 800 Series, CNSSI 1253, and DoD 8500.

    • Experience with network technologies and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of network protocols, communications systems and architectures

    • Should have significant hands on experience implementing security and/or network components, i.e. routers, firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc.

    • Ability to work independently within a schedule and with little direction.

    CONMD

    careers.leidos.com/CONMD

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-02-02
    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 $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

    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.