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Network Security Architect/Engineer


Job Requisition:Network Security Architect/Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Network Security Architect/Engineer at Ft. Meade, MD.

The candidate will be a member of the Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Team on the DISA GSM-O program in support of DISA Task Order 29. Perform network architecture reviews, provide recommendations on network security strategy, and network instrumentation to support defensive cyber operations. The employee might travel 10% of the time.

•Perform as technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the DISA Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Program Management Office (PMO).
•Research and Develop Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) security strategies across multiple Areas of Responsibility (AOR).
•Identify security relevant data in both traditional and cloud mission areas, and provide formal recommendations to stakeholders concerning data brokering.
•Conduct network security architecture reviews, and develop security solutions for Mission Partners aligning to DISA CSSP offerings.
•Perform periodic Mission Partner reviews to assess and verify the placement of security appliances, including CISCO Firepower Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (ID/PS).
•Conduct and deliver weekly status updates to government representatives.

•Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of experience; additional experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
•Must have an active DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certification (Security+, CCNA Security, or equivalent) prior to starting.
•Experience with securing enterprise network environments (traditional, virtual, cloud).
•In-depth understanding of network security best practices and methodologies.
•Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Must have Top Secret clearance w/ SCI Eligibility.

•Active TS/SCI clearance
•Experience w/ DoD and DISA Networks
•Familiarity with DISA JRSS
•Experience with Endpoint Detection and Response
•Experience with developing cloud security strategies
•Knowledge of DoDI 8530 Cybersecurity Activities Support to DoDIN Operations
•Knowledge of DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC SRG)
•CISSP Certification
•CCSP or CCSK Certification
•CCNA/CCNP in Security

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

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 [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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Security Clearance:
Top Secret
Fort Meade, Maryland
United States
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