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Endpoint Security Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Job Description:

The Leidos Cybersecurity Capabilities Organization has an immediate opening for an experienced, and motivated Endpoint Security Engineer. This position can be supported from Gaithersburg - MD, Orlando - FL, or Reston - VA.The Endpoint Security Engineering Team works with the Leidos Cybersecurity Intelligence and Response Center (CSIRC), Security Controls and Configuration (SCC) Team, and other Security Engineering and Architecture (SAE) organizations to design, deploy, and configure technical controls to protect Leidos enterprise endpoints. The focus will be the design, deployment, and initial configuration of the Leidos next generation endpoint solution. In this role, you will be expected to comprehensively understand the products we work with in order to completely deploy them with full functionality and answer any questions about their capabilities. This includes an aggregate understanding of Leidos? corporate policies, common information security frameworks, and security best practices. Once understood the focus will turn toward refining the established policies, processes and procedures as it relates to the user experience with the software and configurations. Finally you will evaluate systems with the goal of identifying and remediating existing gaps in vendor solutions and platform technologies. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES- Act as a technical SME for the Endpoint Security Engineering team responsible for the design, deployment, and initial configuration of the Leidos next generation endpoint solution.- Work closely with the CSIRC and assist them with Intrusion Response activity with appropriate security countermeasures.- Work closely with ITS to ensure technical security policy balances security best practices and corporate usability.- Be responsible for the design, deployment, and initial configuration of the Leidos next generation endpoint solution. - Be responsible for refining policies, processes and procedures as it relates to the user experience with the software and configurations. - Evaluate systems with the goal of identifying and remediating existing gaps in vendor solutions and platform technologies.- Be technically proficient with vendor and open source capabilities available to stay ahead of the threats- Collaborate using information and knowledge sharing networks and professional relationships to achieve common goals. CyberCIS
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- Bachelor's degree and minimum 4 years of experience in Information Security. Additional years of relevant experience or technology certifications may be considered in lieu of degree. This should include 2+ years of endpoint security experience.- Experience operating, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring endpoint security solutions (e.g. Antivirus, Application Whitelisting, Host Intrusion Prevention and Firewall, Forensic Analysis Tools, Advanced Malware Solutions, IOC Sweepers)- Hands on experience with deploying and managing McAfee products.- Ability to write and verbally communicate information security and risk-related concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.- Must have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and demonstrate poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.- Must have a fundamental understanding of accepted security practices, troubleshooting issues, attack vectors, and customer support.- Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.- Foundational understanding of advanced threat detection in an enterprise environment.- Foundational understanding of automated intelligence distribution methods- Foundational understanding of malware families, their types, and the threat they pose- Must be US citizen and able to obtain federal security clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS- Proficiency with Microsoft Windows administrative tools, and the Unix/Linux command line.- Demonstrated experience performing cybersecurity analysis from an operators point-of-view- Active DoD Secret or higher clearance- Demonstrated knowledge of common information security management frameworks such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT and NIST and an understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standard.- Functional understanding of scripting languages (Batch, Powershell, JavaScript, Python, VBScript, etc.)
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit . The company?s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet. - provided by Dice

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