Software Assurance Security Engineer - Mid Level - CBP

  • Leidos,
  • Alexandria, VA
Architecture, Database, Encryption, LAN, Management, Modeling, Networks, Quality Assurance, Security, Supply Chain, Testing, WAN, Wireless
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description



Job Description:



Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations. Leidos has an immediate need for a Mid Level Software Assurance (SA) Security Engineer to join our CBP Team.



The Software Assurance Security Engineer duties will include:


  • Apply coding and testing standards, security testing tools, threat modeling and conduct code reviews.
  • Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to ensure the desired information is produced and instructions are correct. Identify common coding flaws.
  • Perform integrated quality assurance testing for security functionality and resiliency attacks.
  • Perform penetration testing as required for new or updated applications.Apply defense functions (ie: encryption, access control, identity management) to reduce exploitation opportunities of supply chain vulnerabilities.



Required Skills and Education :



BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 8 to 10 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security or Masters with 6 to 10 years of prior relevant experience.



Must have an active Secret Clearance . In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program.



Must have comprehensive knowledge of Information Security issues to include: Cloud technology, Internet servers, Web-enabled database application, Data integrity, Intrusion detection, Firewalls management, Forensic and legal information security, Virtual private networks, Public key/infrastructure/digital signature, Encryption, Network security architecture.



Desired Skills :



Network Security background and Cloud/AWS experience



Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00002197
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