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Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Requisition:

Cyber Security Engineer - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is seeking multiple Cyber Security Engineers for various openings across the Northern Virginia area. These positions require an active TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.

The ideal candidate for this position will act as an Information Assurance, Certification & Accreditation and Assessment & Authorization for the organization. The candidate will be directly involved in assisting with processing all organizational efforts through the risk management cycle. The candidate will closely coordinate and track risks, accreditation status and reporting status across project teams. The candidate will act as the group level liaison to the Information System Security Manager staff. They will provide the Leidos with Security Architecture guidance and engineering review. The candidate will provide documentation authorship, critical reviews, engineering and project management support for related activities. Finally, the candidate will play an integral role in leading Leidos transition to the cloud infrastructure, and will be expected to work with individual project teams to transition them in a timely and efficient manner.

Mandatory Skills

  • Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • 5 years experience leading efforts to achieve ATO through the A&A process
  • Produce high quality documentation to support the A&A submissions
  • AWS Cloud Systems Operations, recent success moving applications to the cloud.
  • Utilizing cyber security controls to ensure access security once moved to the cloud.
  • Information Assurance Methodology
  • Experienced in ISSO responsibilities within the Community.

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and authoring System Security Plans (SSP), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), and other partner security documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience providing security engineering support to customer projects.
  • Demonstrated experience writing and reviewing risk assessment and mitigation reports.
  • Demonstrated experience providing information assurance support for cross domain systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services in the Sponsor's environment.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing and leading technical security briefings for the Sponsor's Information Assurance Board.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Cyber Security



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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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