Information Assurance Security Engineer (649427)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

The successful candidate will serve as a senior member on the Information Security (InfoSec) Engineer Team and will work directly with IT Operational teams and the Architecture team to ensure secure and continued operational support services to the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). As a senior member of the team the selected candidate will help train more junior members. The selected candidate will be responsible for applying Cybersecurity principles and best practices to proactively protect and maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability, of USAP data, information systems, and enterprise network. Candidate must possess a solid background in secure Cisco networking, UNIX, and Windows systems administration. The selected candidate must be capable of applying security requirements to projects; development, analysis and implement Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs); continuous security monitoring activities to include: in-depth vulnerability scans, risk analysis, development of plans of action amp; milestones (POA amp;M). Duties include: investigating computer and information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems; providing computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure; computer forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments; researching and maintaining proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities; data hiding and network security and encryption.

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a technology related field and 8-12 years of experience
  • Current certification (CISSP, CCNA Security, CISA, CISM,, CEH, CIH, etc.) or other relevant certification(s) (CCNP, MCSE, etc.).
Requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts to include but not limited to:
  • Primary network topologies, LANs/WANs (Ethernet), TCP/IP protocol and other common network standards.
  • Security Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Firewall Administration
  • Secure design, implementation, and continuous monitoring of enterprise services
  • Security incident response, fault isolation, and service restoration.

National Institute of Standards amp; Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta