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Cyber Security Engineer ( R-00086963 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security

Yearly

No

Reston, Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

This role is responsible for protecting the information systems and networks from potential customer’s computers and networking systems from potential hackers and cyber-attacks. The Cyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology using Firewalls, VPNs, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.

Candidates will work directly with Team leads, developers and operations throughout a DevSecOps life cycle both on policy and technical implementation of technologies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade security measures for the protections of the information systems and networks
  • Design, configure, implement, and maintain all security platforms and their associated software, such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, anti-virus, cryptography systems, SIEM, Anti-SPAM, and MDM
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of firewall, intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, SIEM, VPN, SSL, application control, Antivirus, and other network component policies
  • Investigate and respond to cyber security incidents (system and/or network breaches, malware attacks) and implement forensic investigations
  • Formulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation efforts
  • Ensure the clients data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Participate in the change management process
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant stakeholders
  • Manage and review security logs, audit data and taking required actions
  • Ensure network security best practices are implemented through auditing: router, switch, firewall configurations, change control, and monitoring
  • Provide periodic vulnerability testing, and lead remediation projects
  • Coordinate, and monitor log analysis for our managed services offerings, to ensure customer policy and security requirements are met
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks in a consultative role
  • Planning, engineering, and monitoring the security arrangements for the protection of the network systems
  • Maintain firewalls, virtual private networks, web protocols, and email security

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics
  • Experience with Application Firewalls, SIEM, end-point security (IDS/IPS)
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, LAN/WAN concepts
  • Strong attention to detail with analytical mind outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of Cybersecurity Trends and hacking Techniques.
  • Active TS SCI with polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced with various security tools and processes such as Splunk, HBSS, IDS/IPS, VPN,
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Power Shell)
  • Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Agile Software Development
  • AWS Certification
  • Experience maintain virtual private networks, firewalls, web protocols
  • Experience with SAFe Agile Framework
  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, and so on
  • Experience with incident responses activities

NSOINT

Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.