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Cybersecurity Specialist II


Computer Specialist


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Job Description:
The Cybersecurity Specialist II applies advanced knowledge of concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments. Supports enterprise Cybersecurity standards. Supports the development and implementation of Cybersecurity standards and procedures. Coordinates, development, and makes recommendations of security programs for an organization. Recommends Cybersecurity solutions to support customers’ requirements. Identifies and reports security violations. Recommends and satisfies Cybersecurity requirements based upon the analysis of CSPP, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of processes and policies. Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures. Supports analysis, designing, and development of security features for system architectures.
Analyzes and recommends security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers. Support designing, development, engineering, and implementation of solutions that meet security requirements. Supports integration and implementation of the computer system security solution. Analyzes general Cybersecurity-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems. Supports vulnerability/risk analyses and make recommendations of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle. Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems data assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure. Perform with some latitude for independent actions and decisions. This position may serve as the technical lead for other team members to include network, cyber, or IT security engineers.

Duties may include the following:

Remote Access Services (RAS)

  • Provide systems and sustaining engineering and capacity management for the secure remote access systems (e.g. Client VPN, dial-in, SSL VPN) located at the NASA External Border/TIC Boundary and/or NASA Centers.

Network Access Control (NAC)

  • Perform systems and sustaining engineering and capacity management for the Communications Program (CP) NAC services in accordance with NASA Agency Cybersecurity policies and directives.

Firewall Services

  • Perform system and sustaining engineering and capacity management of CP Corporate, Mission, Enterprise, center and project firewall systems for LANs and WAN, as approved by NASA.


  • Require BS degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.

Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

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.