Sr. Cryptographic Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

San Diego, CA

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    Position summary

    responsibilities will include:

    • Lead system engineering, hardware, and software analysis to support our DoD Customers

    • Define and apply systems engineering processes to develop systems that meet customer requirements.

    • Conduct research, analysis, and evaluation of dynamic networked High Assurance Devices on a simulated network.

    • Develop reference architectures that will achieve solutions for the DoD

    • Manage requirements, including decomposition, allocation, verification, and validation for subsequent use by the development and test teams Define and develop System Architecture, CONOPS, and use case development using systems engineering methodologies.

    • Participate and lead discussions at customer meetings, working groups, and technical interchange meetings associated with the work performed in this project.

    • Required to research, design, write, and review a wide range of technical documentation that will include but not be limited to: technical manuals, design specification documents, interface requirements specification, system user guides, reference manuals, installation guides, and data sheets that may be required to assist with the design, integration, testing, and fielding of the system; will provide project briefing materials upon request.

    • Relocation assistance available to move to San Diego, CA.

    Requirements (Education /Years of Experience/Skill Sets - both technical & soft skill):

    Required Qualifications:

    • Position requires US citizenship and the ability to acquire a Secret Clearance after hire.

    • Bachelor's Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 10+ years of experience.

    • Expertise in Cryptographic Technologies: Deep understanding of HAIPE, EDE CIS, and similar technologies.

    • Familiarity with DoD Protocols: Knowledge of dynamic discovery processes and security protocols used in DoD networks.

    • Understanding of Vendor Roadmaps: Insight into vendor roadmaps for discovery technologies, ensuring alignment with the latest industry trends and innovations.

    • Proficiency in Cryptographic Modernization 2 Operational Management: Knowledge of Configuration Management using modern approaches such as NETCONF/RESTCONF and YANG modeling to enhance network management and operability.

    • Strong Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze and interpret complex security requirements and translate them into effective technical solutions.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge and experience with computing and related technologies including

      • Software development methodologies such as TDD, Peer programming, debugging

      • Software languages such as C/C++, C#, Java

      • Software security and quality assessment and measurement such fortify, sonar

      • Configuration Management and version control systems like PVCS, Git, SVN

      • Scripting support such as Python, bourne/c shell/k shell/ bash

      • Collaboration tools like MatterMost, Teams

      • Web server configuration and use with servers such as NGINX, JBoss/Wildfly, Apache

      • Artificial Intelligence including deep learning, ANN, CNN

      • AI related frameworks such as pytorch, tensor flow

      • Database design, configuration, replication, backup, archive, and restore

      • Structured Query Language (SQL)

      • Continuous integration environments (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab-CI).

    • Understanding of Cryptographic Key Management based on EKMS and KMI.

      • COMSEC Operations and Accountability
      • Transfer, receipt, accounting, inventory, reconciliation, and reporting
      • Warehouse operations, receiving, distribution, reporting, and automation
    • Familiarity with System Architecture development and description concepts including

      • Descriptive framework including DoDAF
      • Architecture development and system modeling tools such as Cameo Systems Modeler, Enterprise Architect
      • Design refinement with workflows and use cases
      • Architecture forms including centralized, client-server, distributed, virtualized, and cloud based
      • Data replication, sharing, and shadowing
      • Containerized environments and deployment including Docker
    • Familiarity with Agile processes including

      • Agile / Scrum
      • Tools and environment such as Jira, VersionOne
      • Agile use, automation, configuration, tracking, and optimization
    • Detailed knowledge of Networking and Interface technologies including

      • Web services including RESTful and SOAP
      • Documentation with IETF/RFCs
      • OpenAPI standards
      • ASN.1 constructs, usage, compilers, and implementations
    • Understanding of Security requirements and implementation including

      • Windows and Unix security architectures
      • Security tools and enforcement with McAfee EPO
      • Patch management and enforcement
      • Authentication, integrity, and confidentiality services and implementation
      • Public Key Infrastructure with trust chains, certificates, revocation checking, cert validation
      • Cryptographic mechanisms such as SHA, HMAC, Elliptic Curve, and quantum resistance approaches
      • Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
      • Security monitoring including gathering, reporting, and response using SIEM
      • Security frameworks adhering to STIGs, RMF
    • Strong background in Requirements Specification and Management with

      • Requirements specification and control processes
      • Requirements in an agile environment
      • Requirements traceability from architecture development through Test, Accreditation, and Deployment
    • Understanding of full life-cycle testing with

      • Test planning, conduct, reporting
      • Client-Server environments
      • Web services testing
      • Test automation
      • Performance and load testing
      • Analysis and Metrics of testing
    • Proficiency with MS Office products including

      • Office applications Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint

      • Office tool automation/scripting (Word, Excel, Access)

      • General writing and organizational skills are needed

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-07-02
    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.

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    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.