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Security Engineer ( R-00090013 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Quantico, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Provides expertise, guidance, recommendations and document security configurations for the implementation of security tools and processes. The contractor shall include the installation, analysis, and troubleshooting of data/security networks and devices to include network and software system.

Primary Responsibilities include:
•Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerability and automate repeatable tasks.
•Assist security personnel with responding to incidents across a wide array of technologies, mitigate and contain impacts, coordinate remediation efforts, and summarize recommendations for improvements.
•Provide up-to-date reports on security incidents and task process.
•Maintain documentation to support security strategies by outlining the requirements and benefits of specific security tools and/or solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

•BS degree and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.
•At least six (6) years of experience as Security Analyst in a corporation, government, or service firm.
•Experience using and administering SIEM and analytics solutions (Splunk, Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana - ELK), or similar).
•Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing and/or ethical hacking, and identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities required.
•Ability to engineer and deploy critical security analytic services including, but not limited to, IPS/IDS, EDR, and SIEM solutions to secure the enterprise.
•Industry security certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CSIM), Security+, or similar certification.
•Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity or related field of study.
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Must have Top Secret Clearance – Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) Eligible

Preferred Qualifications:
•AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification, Solutions Architect Certification or other AWS Certification
•Experience in Agile Practices

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.