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Computer Network Defense Security Engineer - Active TS/SCI Required! ( R-00074729 )

Defense Industry




Suitland, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are your ready for your next challenge?

We are in search for a Computer Network Defense (CND) Security Engineer with an active TS/SCI to work at our customer site at the National Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD. In this role you will provide specialized Cyber Security and Information Technology (IT) support for IT resources and users, underpinning Scientific and Technical Intelligence (S&TI) analysis and production across the Farragut Technical Analysis Center at the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI).


To support the creation and maintenance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) designations for all IT assets in TAC, which includes standard and specialized computer systems, commercial and government applications, and specialized mission equipment, applications and software.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

THE CHALLENGE (Primary Responsibilities)

•Support TAC Mission Systems in full compliance with all applicable security accreditation or authorization requirements and best practices as prescribed by Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Navy, and Naval Intelligence Activity (NIA), and ONI authorities.

•Conduct and report results of security-related analyses, evaluations, risk assessments, and other activities supporting requirements to update or establish new Mission Systems or Mission Applications requested by TAC Functional Lead(s).

•Attend Cybersecurity policy implementation meetings and briefings, and develop, provide, and deliver technical, operator, and customer training and briefings as required by the approving authority or as requested by Government Functional Lead(s).

•Ensure identified specialized IT systems in Farragut comply with appropriate IT security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements and best practices as prescribed by Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), DoD, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and local authorities.

•Perform automated security scans, using Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) compliant current or emerging automated tools such as DISA Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS); Windows Automated Security Scanning Program (WASSP); Security Scanner (SECSCN); and the CIS Benchmark.

•Ensure TAC Firewall, Intrusion Protection and Intrusion Detection Systems are configured, operational and maintained in accordance with ATO requirements and cyber security policies and standards.


*Active DoD TS/SCI

*CompTIA Security+ ce AND Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications

* BS/BA in IS, Information Assurance, Computer Science, or equivalent and 4+ years of related experience; additional work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

*Familiarity with HBSS and deploying new McAfee policies to the environment

*Experience with setup, implementation and management of firewalls, Network IPS, & a Network HIDS.

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