Cyber Security Engineer

Leidos Holdings Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 4 weeks ago


Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide senior level technical leadership on Agency Cybersecurity initiatives and changes

  • Conduct large data analytics to identify trends and responses to specific data calls

  • Develops security control responses, perform cyber risk analysis and formulates operational risk mitigations in support of the Agency Chief Security Architect

  • Develop Splunk dashboards

  • Provide technical leadership on a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic analysis, and network access

  • Represent the Agency Chief Security Architect on System Engineering Review Teams

  • Prepare, and if tasked present, briefings to Agency senior leadership

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical challenges assigned to

Required Skills:

  • NIST Risk Management Framework experience

  • Experience with network/security engineering or architecture

  • Experience with Project Management

  • Experience with principles of System Engineering

  • Demonstrated ability to perform deep data analytics within Splunk to develop actionable reports and status

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a multi-task, operational environment with deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with senior customers on a daily basis

Desired Skills / Experiences:

  • NASA experience

  • Network Security Systems (IDS/IPS, Web Content Filters, Riverbed, etc.)

  • Network Access Control

  • Python scripting


  • Active Secret

Desired Certifications / Training:

  • Splunk

  • ITIL

  • Cisco

  • Linux

  • PMP


  • Less than 20%

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: BS degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos' name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system - never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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