Cyber Security Engineer

at Leidos
Location Fort Meade, MD
Date Posted January 7, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer based in Stuttgart, Germany.

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment?
Leidos has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense.
 We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement EUCOM’s mission objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:
This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany. 
This position is required to travel OCONUS. 

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. 
The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. 
Must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.
Implement the cyber security plan to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of USEUCOM systems.
Research, define, and coordinate firewall policies on perimeter and host-based intrusion prevention systems (HIPS).
Utilize log collection tools and review security events as they occur to determine if the event is a threat and if it is, the severity and criticality of it.
Coordinate with appropriate teams to resolve vulnerabilities identified in scan results.
Use a host of software products used to perform cyber security coordination and resolution of network vulnerabilities such as SCCM, HBSS, ACAS, Content Filtering, and Application Whitelisting.
Monitor security systems, analyzes potential threats and vulnerabilities to client systems.
Perform cyber threat analysis and reporting on information from both internal and external sources and appropriately coordinate with internal and external team to close identified tasks and resolve vulnerabilities.
Conduct Security Monitoring and Auditing activities to provide Security in Depth visibility into potential known and unknown threats that may pose risk to the client environment.
Ensure security testing and evaluations are completed and documented.
Provide guidance for securing information systems, and support information security assessments.
Provide direct support as a technical representative for ensuring security is integrated throughout the lifecycle of systems.
Knowledge of common enterprise security devices and tools.
Experience with SIEM solutions, preferably ElasticSearch or Splunk.
Experience with Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
Demonstrate knowledge of incident response processes (detection, triage, incident analysis, remediation and reporting).

Basic Qualifications:
Currently hold an adjudicated Top Secret Clearance and qualify for a TS/SCI clearance.
BA/BS and 4-8 years relevant experience, or additional relevant experience in lieu of degree.
DOD 8570 IAM II compliance.
Knowledge of DoD IT RMF, USCYBERCOM, and JFHQ-DoDIN.
Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
TESA eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Microsoft Azure Certification (Server Administration).
Cisco Certified Network Associate.
RedHat Certification.
Proficiency with Microsoft SCCM and/or other automatic reporting tools.
Proficiency with PowerBI.
Experience with ElasticSearch and Splunk.
Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.
Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.
Experience with DoD IT security requirements.
Experience managing asset accuracy to Critical Success Factors (CSF).
DoD 8570.01 Certification Compliance.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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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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