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Program SummaryAs an ISSE II you will join a small team providing Cyber Security Engineering Support to support a DoD customer. The ISSE II will perform in a consultant like role providing technical knowledge, expertise and advice to our customer to conduct cyber risk assessments, vulnerability analyses, architecture evaluations, optical network evaluations and security engineering services. Primary Responsibilities The ISSE shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of telecommunication and computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established standards and regulations and recommended mitigation strategies.
This includes: Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security design Evaluates network design and performs network security assessments Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for telecommunication, networking, computing and enclave environment to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policies to enterprise solutions Enforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architecture Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risk throughout the program life cycle Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations Reviews C&A documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content
Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering or related field with a minimum of 14 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) on programs and/or contracts with the Federal Government. In lieu of Bachelors an additional 4 years of ISSE experience will be considered. CISSP or CISSP-ISSEP DoD approved 8570 baseline certification is a firm requirement
Ability to work independently within a schedule and with little direction.Strong writing skills
Confidence and ability to present briefing to senior level DoD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.Shall have telecommunications engineering and transmissions switching, experience in two (2) or more of the following: High Speed Digital Switching Optical network technologies SDH/SONET including protection schemes ASON (auto switched optical network) MPLS/GMPLS Carrier Grade Ethernet Telecommunications signaling protocols including:
ISON, SDH/SONET International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standards.Additionally, the candidate must also possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Expertise in network technology, network security assessments, and systems security engineering. Experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.
Experience developing and documenting system security requirements and conducting requirements gap analysis. Knowledge of, and practical experience with the NIST Special Publications 800 Series, CNSSI 1253, and DoD 8500. Experience with network technologies and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of network protocols, communications systems and architectures. Should have significant hands on experience implementing security and/or network components, i.e. routers, firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc.
TS/SCI with polygraph required
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.