Lead Cyber Security Engineer/SME (655663)

  • 07/04/2018
Secret Cybersecurity

Job Description

Location: ALEXANDRIA VA US 22303 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 Lead Cyber Security Engineer/SME to support this CBP Program.

The Lead Cyber Security Engineer/SME willsupport the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, test, implementation,maintenance, integration, and documentation of SOC infrastructure and SOC tool suite.

Will be responsible for Security Services, Networking, and Security Policy as well as, installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security issues. Will work with encryption algorithms, secure communications, SIEM technologies, embedded systems security and network and data communication protocols.

Will be responsible for evaluating new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities.Test security solutions using industry standard analysis criteria. Will complete technical reports and formal papers on test findings.

Will supervise changes in software, hardware, facilities, telecommunications and user needs.





Required Skills and Education:

BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 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.

Hands on experience installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security solutions and related monitoring tools including L2/L3 network security devices, IDS/IPS, Full packet capture, DLP, Endpoint (AV, DLP, Endpoint Detection & Response), and infrastructure supporting SEIM (Splunk).

Knowledge and experience engineering the following technologies Firewalls, VPN Solutions, Web Application Firewalls, and Content Filtering.

Responsible for supporting LAN/WAN security solutions including creating and maintaining LAN/WAN security standards and design documentation

Develop and assist with new LAN/WAN security applications and hardware as assigned.

Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell

Strong written and oral communication with the ability to effectively communicate with team members, management and customer.

Advanced working knowledge of the following:

  • Encryption algorithms, secure communications, SIEM technologies, and embedded systems security.
  • Network and data communication protocols.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field such as NIST, FISMA and Common Criteria regulations and standards.
  • Network based IDS/IPS and full packet capture technologies along with affiliated modes of operation.

Certifications/Desired Skills:

  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
  • Redhat, Cisco or Microsoft, Security+, or Network+ certification
  • Cisco Hardware and Storage
  • Expertise in Networking, Linux and Windows
  • Sourcefire (snort) or RSA Security Analytics (network) experience a plus

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 www.Leidos.com. 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.