Cybersecurity Network Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Reston, VA
  • 2 hours ago
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Network, Engineer, TCP, IP, Java, Python, XML, Security, CISSP, Software, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

Come put your cybersecurity skills into action! Leidos has openings for a talented Cybersecurity Network Engineer to work in Springfield, VA or our headquarters in Reston, VA.

Job Description:
At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more. The Cybersecurity Engineer will lead the design and implementation for zero trust architecture, cybersecurity maturity processes, and hybrid cloud integration for advanced software defined networking.

Primary Responsibilities
Participate in design and planning for evaluation and integration of vendor solutions
Lead requirements and backlog management for cybersecurity related software development activities
Evaluate technologies and solutions to increase network security posture, decrease trust zones, mitigate insider threat, and identify high risk behaviors
Configure and manage next generation firewalls, intrusion detection, endpoint protection, routers, and switches
Collect, normalize, and analyze network log data
Manually analyze network data for trends and anomalies to compare and adjust machine learning models
Provision, configure, deploy, and administer secure cloud resources using AWS and Azure
Evaluate systems and solutions for compliance with relevant cybersecurity standards (e.g. NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-207, NIST SP 800-53, RMF)
Evaluate software coding practices for compliance with STIGs and other cybersecurity best practices
Participate in agile planning and estimation activities to break down large tasks into smaller tasks
Participate in agile scrum meetings and work within SecDevOps best practices
Mentor other engineers in cybersecurity and networking best practices

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, or related field and 8+ years of networking and cybersecurity experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Proficiency in networking, firewalls, TCP/IP, zero trust, and comprehensive knowledge of cybersecurity principles
Hands-on experience configuring and managing firewalls, intrusion detection, endpoint protection, routers, and switches
Experience analyzing network log data
Understanding of software engineering and secure coding practices using C++, Java, Python, or other object oriented languages
Understanding of interface standards such as REST, JSON, XML, and SAML
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques
Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance (US citizenship)

Preferred Qualifications
Recent experience with cybersecurity and information assurance accreditation processes for DoD or IC customers
Understanding of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
Experience with Elasticsearch, Splunk, and AI/ML platforms
Hands-on experience with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) tools
Knowledge of agile development processes and DevOps tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence
Knowledge of continuous integration, delivery, and automated test tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, JUnit, Cucumber, Selenium, JMeter
Current cybersecurity, cloud, and network product certifications (e.g. CISSP, CCNE, AWS)
Active DoD security clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:
Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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Job Family:
Software Engineering

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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-00047745
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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