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Computer Network Defense Security Engineer


Network Engineer


Suitland, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Computer Network Defense Security Engineer. An active TS/SCI is required to be considered for this role. All work will be performed onsite in Suitland, MD.

The Hopper Information Services Center (ISC) is an IT service provider for the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and for 70+ Navy Intelligence Community (IC) ashore organizations across the globe with mission to deploy and operate classified information systems, networks, communications systems, and cybersecurity capabilities. Within Hopper ISC, the Cybersecurity Department is comprised of four divisions which collectively secure, protect, assess, and monitor fielded IT capabilities agains a full range of internal and external threats.

Candidate will provide operations, engineering, technical and program management support services to support the cyber related requirements and operations and will routinely work independently to achieve critical mission objectives. This new hire will collaborate with internal and external customers and experts to develop technical solutions to complex problems to timely meet mission objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

- Establish and manage high performing CND team with a continued focus on development in the areas of individual and team mentoring/building skills to include thinking outside the box by providing innovative, creative solutions to complex cyber security issues.

- Perform forensic processes required for the collection, acquisition and analysis of forensic images and other data with tools such as EnCase Enterprise, EnCase CyberSecurity, LinEn, and netcat; recovery COs (such as ERD Commander or Hiren); and Syslntemals tools.

- Perform penetration testing to include using Red Teaming tactics, techniques

and procedures, including phishing and the use of various tools such as Backtrack/Kali, SamuraiWTF, NMap, Burp Suite, sqlmap, and Metasploit.

- Identify and conduct research in emerging technologies and assessing their technical and performance characteristics.

- Develop and maintain documentation for each individual project and system to include: Requirements and Design Documents, Implementation Plans, Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Risk Management Framework Documentation, System / Network Diagrams, Work Breakdown Structure Project Schedule, Installation & Configuration Guides, Operations & Maintenance Guides and Analyst Operations Guides

- Engineer, test, configure/tune, administer and operate Network Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems (NIDPS), such as Cisco ASA, HP Tipping Point, McAfee Intrashield, and host-based intrusion Detection/Prevention such as McAfee ePO (HBSS).

Basic Qualifications

- Active TS/SCI Clearance


- BA/BS in CS, IT, IA or related degree and 12+ years of relevant professional experience. An additional 4+ years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree

- 3+ years professional Project or Program Management experience

- 8+ years concentrated experience in the CND discipline

- 6+ years experience in the design, development, integration, implementation, operation, and analysis of cyber security technologies used within the DoD and IC as well as knowledge of federal cyber security initiatives.

- Significant experience in the engineering, testing, configuration/tuning, administration and operational use of vulnerability management and assessment technologies such as eEye Retina and Tenable Nessus (ACAS).

- Significant experience conducting vulnerability assessments using Retina, Tenable Nessus (ACAS), WASSP, or SECSCN and subsequent remediation of security control deficiencies.

- Significant experience in the engineering, testing, configuration/tuning, administration and operational use of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, such as HP ArcSight and Splunk.

Pay Range:Pay Range - -

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.