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Principal Cyber Security Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Sterling
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Leidos is seeking a PrincipalCyber Security Engineer where in this role the individual is responsible for protecting the customer's information systems and networks from potential cyber-attacks. The PrincipalCyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology and utilization of Firewalls (Security Groups), VPNs, Data Loss Prevention (DPS), IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, Security tools, and Security Audits.Candidates will work directly with Team leads, developers and operations personnel throughout a DevSecOps life cycle both on policy and technical implementation of technologies.**This role is a hybrid role with a combination of some onsite and remote.**Primary Responsibilities:Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade security measures and tools for the protections of information systems and networks and automate repeatable tasks in a consultative roleDesign, configure, implement, troubleshoot, and maintain all security platforms and their associated software, such as firewalls (Security Groups), intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, anti-virus/malware (HBSS), cryptography systems (Vormetric), SIEM (Splunk), and MDMFormulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation effortsof cyber security incidents (system and/or network breaches, malware attacks)Participate in the change management processCoordinate, and monitor log analysis for our managed services offerings, to ensure customer policy and security requirements are metBasic Qualifications:Experience with at least one of the following tools: Splunk, HBSS/McAfee, Rapid7Experience with implementing and managing \SIEM (e.g., Splunk), end-point security (IDS/IPS and HBSS)Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, LAN/WAN conceptsExperience with automation (e.g., Ansible, CloudFormation)Strong attention to detail with analytical mind outstanding problem-solving skillsAwareness of Cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.Active TS SCI with polygraph.Education & Experience:Requires BS degree and 12 or more years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with additional security tools and processes such as IDS/IPS, VPN, Webinspect, AppdetectiveExperience with implementing and managing Network and Application Firewalls\Experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics activitiesExperience with scripting languages (Python, Power Shell)Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS)Experience with Agile Software DevelopmentAWS CertificationExperience maintaining virtual private networks, firewalls, web protocolsExperience with SAFe Agile FrameworkKnowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking and social engineeringExperience with health monitoring tools (Nagios, SolarWinds)Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Sterling , Principal Cyber Security Engineer, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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