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Systems Engineer ( R-00079786 )

Technology

Systems Engineer

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Kearneysville, West Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within the Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer (SE) to work at the USCG data center in Kearneysville, WV. The SE will collaborate with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) United States Coast Guard’s Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Cyber and Intelligence Service Center (C5ISC) – Alexandria, VA in providing enhanced systems engineering services for all infrastructure managed services (IMS) that empower all 65,000 end users (EUs) to successful execute the USCG’s eleven mandatory missions. Ultimately, Leidos will support the C5ISC in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve network capabilities and services while decreasing life cycle costs and improving the EU experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
The SE will be part of the Engineering Team supporting the C5ISC - Infrastructure Support Division (ISD) in Alexandria, VA. The SE will play a key role in supporting the C5ISC IMS program as the USCG looks to modernize its IT Enterprise into a COCO managed services model. Part of this role will be supporting the C5ISC in the technical planning and full lifecycle design, development, and integration in support of the C5I enterprise including all approved cyber society, information assurance (IA) architecture, policies, programs, standards, and guidelines. Standard engineering methodologies, processes, and tools will be used to perform problem solving, solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities. Functional responsibilities include requirements analysis, implementation planning, subcontractor coordination, integration & test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, & system assessment. Although this is a technical/engineering position, communication and interpersonal skills are crucial in this role. The candidate will be expected to interface with Government personnel, subcontractors, and management to identify required activities, perform collaborative planning, review deliverables, and resolve issues. The SE will also assist in evaluating organization's security posture and services and ensuring approved processes and procedures are followed through review and audit activities in accordance with DoD and C5ISC security policies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering/technical discipline with 8+ years of relevant software engineering experience; or a Master’s degree with 6+ years software engineering experience.
  • Computing Environment (CE) certification: Can start with your CCNA/CCNP (Data Center, Routing and Switching, or Security), or one of the following- Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric IP Expert, Brocade Certified IP Expert, Brocade Certified SAN Expert, F5 Certified Solution Expert, Juniper Networks Certified Professional - Enterprise Routing and Switching, or Juniper Networks Certified Professional – Security.
  • Possess the knowledge and experience to perform complex and difficult system and specialty engineering tasks with no supervision.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring a small team of system engineers.
  • Proficiency with Java.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure systems with information communication technology that were designed without system security considerations.
  • Knowledge of hardware reverse engineering techniques.
  • Knowledge of the application firewall concepts and functions.
  • Knowledge of capabilities, applications, and potential vulnerabilities of network equipment including hubs, routers, switches, bridges, servers, transmission media, and related hardware.
  • Proficiency with web user interface and basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git); issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira); and continuous integration environments (Jenkins).
  • Knowledge of service-oriented architectures and distributed computing architectures.
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and DOD DESMF methodologies.
  • Familiarity with server infrastructure products: VMware / WebLogic Server
  • Operating Environments: Linux / Windows
  • Experience with one or more of the following development tools: JDK / Oracle DBMS / Oracle WebLogic Server / SQLPlus / Eclipse / SCCM
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • DoD 8570 IAM/IAT Level II or III certification one or more: CAP; CASP+ CE; CISM; CISSP (or Associate); GSLC; CCISO; HCISPP
  • Computing Environment (CE) certification: Can start with your CCNA/CCNP (Data Center, Routing and Switching, or Security), or one of the following- Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric IP Expert, Brocade Certified IP Expert, Brocade Certified SAN Expert, F5 Certified Solution Expert, Juniper Networks Certified Professional - Enterprise Routing and Switching, or Juniper Networks Certified Professional – Security.
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure systems with information communication technology that were designed without system security considerations.
  • Knowledge of hardware reverse engineering techniques.
  • Knowledge of the application firewall concepts and functions.
  • Knowledge of capabilities, applications, and potential vulnerabilities of network equipment including hubs, routers, switches, bridges, servers, transmission media, and related hardware.
  • SD-WAN, SDN, SD-ACCESS, Zero Trust network design/deployment.
  • Exposure to Data Center and virtualization technologies
  • Understanding of private and hybrid cloud architectures and technologies and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and DISA milCloud environments.
  • Recommend changes to ensure information systems' reliability, prevent, and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data establishing security controls to promote awareness and adoption of security best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • TS Clearance; SCI eligible
  • Knowledge and understanding of multiple engineering disciplines (Integration, Software, etc.)
  • Experience Report and/or technical writing experience
  • MS degree in Systems Engineering; Computer Science or related field

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