Description Job Description:
Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense group is seeking a Network Security Engineer in either Vicksburg, MS, or Hillsboro, OR (preferred). Alternatively the following locations may be available for the right candidate: Hanover NH, Philadelphia PA, DC, Atlanta GA, Fort Worth TX, and Champaign IL. Periodic telework is available.Role Description:
Up and coming in the field that can do security configuration of CheckPoint firewalls, Cisco ASA firewalls, Palo Alto Firewall/IDPS, Sourcefire, Bluecat IPAM, FPCAP and similar network and cyber security technologies.
Will be responsible for identifying, developing, implementing, and continuous monitoring of information technology hardware and software secure configurations within an enterprise architecture construct.
Directly interact and support ACE-IT SOC, CIRT and Engineering proponents to validate that DoD, Army, and DISA mandated IA and cybersecurity guidelines are integrated into the ACE-IT architecture on the principles of Defense in Depth as well as continuous sustainment of real-time risk management and vulnerability assessment.
Tasking would include but not be limited to secure baseline identification and validation, vulnerability and threat assessment, and security model architecture and design validation, enforcement of cyber policy and standards, and internal auditing for cyber security compliance.
Configure, deploy and manage network and cyber security platforms
Integrate within SOC and Engineering teams to consult on Cyber/IA projects, tasks, and IA requests directed to these teams
Support, as needed, SA, VMSA, and NA Vulnerability Remediation Efforts by assisting in the gathering of remediation guidance from internal reporting, Vendors, US Cybercom, CERT, etc.
Review, monitor, and assist in the enforcement of DISA STIG compliance of all ACE-IT network devices
Support CIRT/CTIC assigned SOC incidents as needed
Help identify and improve SOC/CIRT/CTIC processes and procedures
Ensure IT infrastructure devices logs are captured within ArcSight and assist in monitoring log filesRequired Experience:
- Requires a Bachelors Degree from an accredited university/college in Computer Science, Information Technology, Science, Mathematics or related field and 3 to 5 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 1 to 3 years of prior relevant experience. Further 4 years of direct relevant experience can be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.
- Must possess current/active Secret Clearance and be eligible for TS/SCI
- Network security, Information Assurance/Information System Security Engineering
- Defense in Depth principles and technology including access/control, authorization, Identification and authentication, public key infrastructure, network, and enterprise security architecture
- DISA STIG and SRR compliance test and verification
- DoD and Army Information Security regulations, publications, and policy
Requires one of the following Certifications at start and other within 90 days of start:
- A cert to fulfil DOD 8570 IAT3 requirement like CISSP, CASP etc
- A cert to fulfill Computing Environment requirement like, CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA, Palo Alto etc
Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches
Firewalls: Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Palo Alto
IDPS: FireEye, Sourcefire, Snort
Bluecat IPAM, Solera FPCAP
Server & Operating Systems / Software
Windows and Linux system administration, Windows/Powershell Scripting, Cisco IOS, NessusExternal Referral Bonus:
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.