Senior Cyber Security Engineer
Posted on: October 12, 2018
DescriptionDepartment 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 Senior Cyber Security Engineer to support this CBP Program.
The Sr. Cyber Security Engineer will need to be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner.
Will engineer design and develop cyber security
technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing
infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide
cyber systems and networks. Address system-of-system architectural needs by
drilling through all layers of embedded security within the given WAN / LAN architecture.
Lead multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber
security system architecture. Produce cyber security architectural artifacts. Provide
architectural analysis of cyber security features and existing system related
to future needs and trends. Embed advanced forensic tools and techniques for
attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data
collection and analysis into cyber security design. Reviews and provides input
to system requirements based on cyber security posture. Compiles industry best
practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs. Supports
the Engineering Review Board by evaluating artifacts for architectural
compliance. Provides broad based experience in the systems engineering
lifecycle and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives
relating to architectural design and development. Resolves architecture
implementation issues during integration and test.
QualificationsRequired Skills and Education: BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security 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.
- Direct Customer Engagement.
- Security Architecture Development.
- Requirements Identification.
- Experience working with developers and process improvement.
- Experience identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI.
- Recent security operations center (SOC) experience.
- CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.
At least 7 years
of experience supporting mission-critical projects. Performance metrics
related to security operations. Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven
Defense hands on knowledge Cyber
transformation experience Cyber
analyst experience - Not required, engineering is key Detailed knowledge of key cyber and network
technologies such as Netwitness, Splunk, ArcSight, FireEye
Keywords: Leidos, Washington DC , Senior Cyber Security Engineer, Engineering , Alexandria, DC
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