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Security Engineer ( R-00069089 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

More About the Role:
Leidos is seeking a Security Engineer to support related efforts for SMIT, the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT), Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, the Leidos team will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. The successful candidate will support planning, designing, and evaluating various tools and data support for the NMCI network.

What You'll Get to Do:
The Security Engineer will evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance current capabilities, as well as perform needs assessments.

Other duties include:
•Identify and define system security requirements.
•Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
•Analyze security systems and seek improvements on a continuous basis.
•Research weaknesses and find ways to counter them.
•Develop best practices and security standards for the organization.
•Comply with ITSM processes and procedures.
•Comply with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance and use MBSE tools.
•Comply with Cybersecurity requirements within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Develop and maintain processes, checklists, and procedures for tools and data.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
-Requires B.S. Degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.
•Five (5) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to qualify for a Secret clearance to start the program.
•Hands-on experience in working with DoD networks.
•Ability to multi-task, self-assign work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team, including the ability to clearly articulate status and present to both customers and program leadership.
•Technical knowledge and skills in the following areas: tool evaluation and analysis, tool configuration, tool login/authentication/authorization.
•Experience working in large information technology enterprise environments.
•Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues.
•Travel may be required.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Experience working on DoD programs, specifically Navy programs.
•Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
•Experience developing SE artifacts in multiple systems development paradigms and methodologies.
-CISSP, Sec +

Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00