Senior Cyber Security Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Washington, DC
Analysis, Analyst, Architecture, Automated, CCIE, CISSP, Data Collection, Development, Embedded, LAN, Lifecycle, Linux, MCSE, Metrics, Networking, Networks, Perl, Programming, Python, Security, System Architecture, WAN, Windows
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate need for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to support this DHS SOC Program. The Sr. Cyber Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner. The

Sr. Cyber Security Engineer works with internal team members to ensure the

systems are functional, secure, and scalable. The systems and networks

developed will be used to collect and process data and improve the DHS SOC

security infrastructure.The Senior Security Engineer

will engineer design and develop cyber security technology along with

integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while

maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and

networks. They will:

- Address system-of-system

architectural needs by drilling through all layers of embedded security within

the given WAN / LAN architecture.

- Lead multi-disciplined teams

in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture.

- Produce cyber security

architectural artifacts. Provide architectural analysis of cyber security

features and existing system related to future needs and trends.

- Embed advanced forensic tools

and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and

volatile data collection and analysis into cyber security design.

- Reviews and provides input to

system requirements based on cyber security posture.

- Compiles industry best

practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs.

- Supports the Engineering

Review Board by evaluating artifacts for architectural compliance.

- Provides broad based

experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to

specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and


- Resolves architecture

implementation issues during integration and test. - Design, build, deploy, and maintain systems,

cloud or on-prem, and supporting infrastructure needed by the ESOC- Employ measures to

ensure the deployed infrastructure is secure and available- Advise and assist

team members to deploy and configure collection services and tools- Maintain the

infrastructure and make recommendations to improve operations- Deploy and

configure services needed to meet collection objectives

- Work with team

members to move data to the appropriate data stores


Required Skills and Education: BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Must have an active Top Secret Clearance. In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting DHS must obtain Suitability Clearance. Must have 10 years of the following experiences: Hands-on


Perl, Python,

Shell, etc. Python is must have skills.

Linux networking.

system engineering

and network and system.In addition:Direct Customer Engagement.Security Architecture Development.OpenStack ExperienceAnsible experience Requirements Identification.Experience working with developers and process improvement.Experience identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI. Recent security operations center (SOC) experience. 3+

years experience with system engineering and network and system administration

with strong skills in orchestration and automated deployments Breadth

of technical experience and knowledge with designing, building, deploying, and

maintaining infrastructure both on-prem and in cloud environments Experience

configuring and deploying a variety of services on both Linux and Windows Experience

with Linux networking Experience

with orchestration and infrastructure automation tools Experience

configuring and managing virtualized environments Hands-on

programming/scripting experience and the ability and willingness to learn new

languages as needed Demonstrated

ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly


work independentlyCertifications/Desired Skills: RHCSA/RHCE and CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.

At least 7 years

of experience supporting mission-critical projects. Performance metrics

related to security operations. Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven

Defense hands on knowledge Cyber

transformation experience Cyber

analyst experience - Not required, engineering is key Detailed knowledge of key cyber and network

technologies such as Netwitness, Splunk, ArcSight, FireEye. In addition, 5+ years' experience with system engineering and

network and system administration with strong skills in orchestration and

automated deployments. Experience with the tools used to design, build, deploy,

and maintain infrastructure in a variety of cloud environments.

Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : TR-662627
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