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Leidos

Senior Security Engineer for TSA Colorado Springs Operations Center (CSOC) ( R-00062027 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security

Yearly

No

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking personnel to support TSA and its mission to protect the nations’ transportation systems. The OPTIMA contract will assist with leading innovative practices for supporting the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of various mission support systems. This contract that will operate, maintain, support, and improve TSA information technology services and processes dedicated to vetting (i.e., authenticating validating and verifying identity) individuals who are employed by and/or use the nation’s transportation infrastructure, to include equipment, services, systems, applications, populations, and programs. Leidos has a current opening for Senior Security Engineer in Colorado Springs to assist TSA on the OPTIMA Program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions using intrusion detection technologies.
  • Integrate information security requirements into the acquisition process; using applicable baseline security controls as one of the sources for security requirements; ensuring a robust software quality control process; and establishing multiple sources (e.g., delivery routes, for critical system elements).
  • Identify critical infrastructure systems with information communication technology that were designed without system security considerations.
  • Acquire and manage the necessary resources, including leadership support, financial resources, and key security personnel, to support information technology (IT) security goals and objectives and reduce overall organizational risk.
  • Advise appropriate senior leadership or Authorizing Official of changes affecting the organization's cybersecurity posture.
  • Skilled in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.
  • Collect and maintain data needed to meet system cybersecurity reporting.
  • Ensure that cybersecurity inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated for the network environment.
  • Ensure that cybersecurity requirements are integrated into the continuity planning for that system and/or organization(s).
  • Ensure that protection and detection capabilities are acquired or developed using the IS security engineering approach and are consistent with organization-level cybersecurity architecture.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the enterprise's cybersecurity safeguards to ensure that they provide the intended level of protection.
  • Security Vulnerability Remediation & Validation
  • Scan Credential Management
  • Security Certificate Management
  • Security End-Point Protection
  • Security Assessments
  • Responses for Information Requests and Data Calls
  • Security Tools Administration and Maintenance
  • File Sanitization
  • Ensure that plans of actions and milestones or remediation plans are in place for vulnerabilities identified during risk assessments, audits, inspections, etc

Qualifications/Requirement/Experience:

  • BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience
  • 10 years of related experience in information assurance and/or security operations.
  • One or more of the following certifications: CISSP, CISSE, CISA, CEH, CCSP
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with compliance in a NIST SP 800-53 and RMF/CSF required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of technical experience with cloud architecture.
  • 5 years of supervisory experience over a significant security effort.

Experience with:

  • Security Vulnerability Remediation & Validation
  • Scan Credential Management
  • Security Certificate Management
  • Security End-Point Protection
  • Security Assessments
  • Responses for Information Requests and Data Calls
  • Security Tools Administration and Maintenance
  • File Sanitization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP certification preferred

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Information Assurance

Pay Range:Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00