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Information Technology Security Engineer


Job Description:

The Radar and Electronics Warfare Group at Leidos in Ridgecrest, CA is seeking a well-qualified and experienced Information Technology Security Engineer. This opportunity is associated with our Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range (AEWTTR) Program providing full system lifecycle support for complex Radar, Electronic Warfare, Instrumentation and Communications Systems for US and Allied Training and Test & Evaluation Ranges. The successful candidate will perform a wide range of functions managing and enforcing Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and related Risk Management for desktop and embedded computer systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Duties include deployment and maintenance of Windows and Linux operating systems used in both desktop and embedded environments.

·         Obtaining and maintaining DoD Cyber Security ATOs.

·         Preparing and maintaining the appropriate documentation.

·         Applying patches and STIGs to Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

·         Preparing documentation and software for distribution to field technicians to install on fielded Windows and Linux based computers. 

Basic Qualifications:

Requires a BA/BS in Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Computer Science and 4+ years relevant experience or MA/MS Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Computer Science and 2+ years of relevant experience related to Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and Risk Management for desktop and embedded computer systems.

**Ability to maintain Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

These includes advanced knowledge, skills and experience related to Information Technology (IT) Security, Cyber Security, Information Security (IS), Policy and Compliance, and Risk Management. Advanced experience with Windows and Linux platforms in embedded environments, and Professional Cyber Security Certification is desired.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Administration

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 [email protected]

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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Ridgecrest, California
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