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Security Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:1901 a Leidos company has an opening for a Security Engineer located in Blacksburg and Reston, Virginia. Potential for Remote.Position Summary:
A security engineer in a 24x7 Security Operations Center responsible for assessing risk while maintaining and deploying secure solutions to protect against potential security threats and incidents.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review existing architectures to plan, deploy, and enhance secure solutions to protect the data within the environment
  • Review existing security documentation and processes to provide areas of improvement
  • Provide investigation and remediation support to mitigate security threats and incidents
  • Work with various teams to ensure best practices regarding information security are understood, implemented, documented as systems are migrated from different environments
  • Review multiple cloud environments for weaknesses and improvements needed
  • Work with the team to integrate the security toolset with other systems to automate functions for incident response
  • Ensure systems adhere to relevant secure benchmarks
  • Managing multiple security tools within multiple environments
  • Work with the SOC and Compliance teams to ensure SSP and relevant controls are documented and updated
  • Work within the team to enhance rule tuning and filtering to focus on relevant events
  • Support a wide range of security tools in a multi-tenant environment
  • Provide Continuous tuning of existing security tools used for monitoring and analysis of security events of interest
  • Create incidents and support the investigation of such incidents to not only mitigate the current threat but also prevent future occurrence.
  • Create, review, and update applicable control implementation statements within System Security Plans (SSP) with supporting statements and evidence
  • Document and track status of all findings within the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Work closely with other teams to support the incident management process.
  • Work with various groups to ensure compliance to applicable FedRAMP controls under NIST 800-53
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest tools, techniques, and processes used by cyber criminals
  • Be an escalation point within the team and work closely with other analysts and engineers as required
  • Work with various teams to improve integration of services to the security toolsetBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years in an engineering role.
    • Experienced with design, planning, and implementation of security technologies such as, but not limited to web proxies, vulnerability scanners, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions, and Intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS).
    • Always learning new security techniques and ways to identify and prevent attacks
    • Very familiar with Information Security Engineering best practices and NIST standards, such as SP 800-53, SP 800-61, and SP 800-63-3.
    • Experienced with assessing security controls of cloud environments against multiple compliance frameworks.
    • Must have a public trust clearance.
    • Security + certification
    • CISSP certification
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Must be able to articulate existing or emerging security threats and vulnerability remediation
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Train other SOC analysts on technical and process-related areas
    • Evaluate security tools as requested
    • Assist with incident response procedures
    • Assigning tasks as needed to team members
    • Travel to customer sites, including overnight travel
    • Working various shifts as assigned
    • Working overtime as assigned
    • Other physical requirements (lifting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, etc.)Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Security Engineer, Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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