Cyber Security Expert

  • Leidos,
  • Washington, DC
  • 2 hours ago
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Civil, Security, IT, Engineer, System, Systems, CISSP, Computer, Artificial Intelligence, Network, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Architecture, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group has a contingent opening for a Cyber Security Expert to join our Enterprise IT Modernization team in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina or the Washington DC metro area.

The Cyber Security Expert shall provide technical expertise regarding EPA security requirements. The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for IT security/vulnerability assessments and for managing overall network security with network and security-related hardware and software.

Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance to be considered; due to contract requirements U.S. Citizenship is required.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Leads a team to provide IT security engineering, integration services and solutions, including malicious code detection, intrusion detection, and cyber security tool development and integration
  • Supports infrastructure and enterprise level security initiatives
  • Investigates computer and information security incidents
  • Conducts network vulnerability assessments and network traffic analysis
  • Configures and validates secure systems
  • Optimizes, audits, and troubleshoots network security-related products/tools
  • Collects and analyzes intelligence to correlate adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Conducts computer forensic network and host analysis and intrusion and threat hunting support
  • Performs penetration tests to evaluate system security, maintaining proficiency in operation tools, creating countermeasures, and identifying trends in adversary behaviors and vulnerabilities.
  • Specific infrastructure support duties include but are not limited to; device scanning (device discovery, Operating System (OS) fingerprinting, service scanning), and passive (non-intrusive) scanning, configuration, testing, deployment and maintenance of infrastructure hardware and software.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BA and 12+ years of experience or a Masters +10 years of experience.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • 3 years of experience with cyber tools and processes
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 8 years of experience with cyber security initiatives
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Certifications: CompTIA Network+; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security; Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security; Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Security; Network Security Tools

External Referral Bonus:

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:
Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00061914-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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