Leidos

Information System Security Engineer in Columbia, MD TS/SCI with poly required

Security Engineer in Columbia, MD

Posted 2018-01-26
Description

Are you ready to make a major improvement to your career? Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. You will enjoy great benefits, flexible schedules and the opportunity to grow your career. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business.

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opening for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) level II. The ISSE will support our customer in Columbia, MD.

Program Summary

As an ISSE II you will join a small team providing Information Assurance (IA) Architecture Analysis and Security Engineering Support for the implementation and fielding of the National Leadership Command Capability in support of Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3), Continuity of Government (COG), and Senior Leader communications. The ISSE II will perform in a consultant like role providing technical knowledge, expertise and advice to our customer.

Primary Responsibilities:

The ISSE shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established IA standards and regulations and recommended mitigation strategies.

This includes:

Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security design
Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing and enclave environment to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements
Builds IA into systems deployed to operation environments
Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions
Supports the building of security architectures
Enforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architecture
Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risk throughout the program life cycle
Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
Reviews C&A documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content
Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering or related field with a minimum of 14 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) on programs and/or contracts with the Federal Government
CISSP or CISSP-ISSEP DoD approved 8570 baseline certification is a firm requirement
Strong writing skills
Confidence and ability to present briefing to senior level DoD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.
Additionally, the candidate must also possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Expertise in network technology and systems security engineering.
Experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.
Experience developing and documenting system security requirements and conducting requirements gap analysis.
Knowledge of, and practical experience with the NIST Special Publications 800 Series, CNSSI 1253, and DoD 8500.
Experience with network technologies and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of network protocols, communications systems and architectures.
Should have significant hands on experience implementing security and/or network components, i.e. routers, firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc.
Ability to work independently within a schedule and with little direction.
TS/SCI with polygraph

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Company summary

Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and healthcare markets.

Perks

Wellness program; onsite fitness centers; employee assistance program; life/accidental insurance; military reservist leave; disability sick leave; daycare benefits.

Tech Stack

JIRA, Confluence, Nexus, Java, J2EE, SOA/SOAP, REST, JSON, HTML5, Node, AngularJS, jQuery, Hibernate, C++, Java, Linux, Perl, Python, PostgreSQL

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