The Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Mission Equipment Package/ Product Equipment Package (MEP/PED) Systems Division of Leidos currently has a career opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO.
The selected candidate will serve as a member of an Engineering Team and support a full spectrum of division activities specifically focused on cyber security related to mission systems operations within or in support of aircraft platforms. As a subject matter expert the candidate will inject into each stage of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle to include but not limited to, requirements analysis, system design, system integration, functional testing, and all associated documentation. Primary duties are technically hands on and include compliance and vulnerability scanning, report generation and analysis, development, implementation, and documentation of fix actions, and routine maintenance of multiple systems security posture.
The selected candidate will have a strong background in cyber security engineering or related information technology field to include the ability to integrate, troubleshoot, and test hardware and software. The selected candidate will have previous information technology experience.
Utilizing compliance and vulnerability security scan tools (e.g. ACAS, SCC), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), NIST RMF workflows and processes.
Generate and analyze security scan tool reports and reports to customer and company leadership.
Develop technical and written solutions to cyber security vulnerabilities (e.g. AD Group Policy, Local Security Policy, Windows/Unix scripts, documented mitigations).
Develop technical and programmatic assessments, evaluates engineering and integration initiatives and provides technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines.
Support engineers of other disciplines in the security posture of products.
Assist Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in the development and maintenance of multiple accreditation packages.
Contribute to pre, peri, and post Authority to Operate (ATO) assessments.
Assist with other IA compliance activities as directed by supervisor.
Position requires about 25% travel to the customer sites.
External Referral Eligible
Security Clearance: Top Secret
Education: Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or related discipline; related experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
Experience: 5 years of related experience in cyber security
Certifications: Any DoD 8570 certifications of IAT Level II or higher or IAM Level I or higher (e.g. Security+ CE, CISSP, CISM)
Clear knowledge and detailed experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. ACAS, SCC, Nessus)
Clear knowledge and detailed experience with developing and integrating Active Directory Group Policy, Local Security Policy, and Windows scripts
Familiar with NIST RMF SP 800-53 (Risk Management Framework)
Proficient with MS Office products to include Visio
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Expert interpersonal skills when working as part of a team and capable of working independently when required
Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Clear knowledge and detailed experience with virtualized environments, multi-level security solutions, and cross domain solutions