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CND-Network Security Engineer
Posted on 11/11/2022
Tampa, FL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operating Systems
  • The Leidos Defense group has an opening for a highly motivated individual. The CND-Network Security Engineer position at MacDill AFB, FL supports the Global Solutions Management-Operations II (GSM-O II), Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE). The JCSE team provides en-route, early entry, scalable C4 support to Regional Combatant Commands, Special Operations Command, and other agencies. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that the systems security meets all DoD/JCSE requirements and design, facilitating system assessments, documentation and providing hands-on security engineering support. Key elements of this position include: Utilize provided tools to perform intrusion detection on JCSE supported systems: Perform Sys Admin functions on various cybersecurity systems; Ensure appropriate logging, reporting and response to all detected and reported incidents occurs according to RMF and DoD guidelines and regulations
  • CND Level 1
  • CSSP Analyst (CEH, CCNA Security, ETC)
  • Education: BS Degree and +4 years of prior relevant experience. Specific experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Clearance: Secret
  • Provide system administrator (ex. Linux, Windows, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems, End Point Security) support installing, operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, administrating, and cybersecurity hardening of operating systems on both the classified and unclassified systems
  • Implement / utilize formal network security monitoring policies and procedures that include the appropriate use of DoD-approved IDPS tools
  • Perform Detection (Monitoring and Analysis) activities on the JCSE using Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System sensors (IDS/IPS)
  • Follow documented procedures for characterizing anomalous events detected by sensors and other network monitoring systems to monitor, respond, document and escalate incidents
  • Review and analyze logs in a timely manner to detect intruders
  • Coordinates with the Government to use findings to inform, expand, or focus monitoring efforts
  • Search for distributed, long-term, coordinated, low-visibility network-based attacks to identify possible unauthorized activity utilizing exploratory problem-solving or self-learning techniques. Suspicious/significant activity will be shared among the CND/IA community
  • Report potential incidents and correlated information from these incidents/events that occur on sensors using documented procedures in accordance with DoD guidance
  • Reviews all reported incidents, verifies that all pertinent information is recorded and confirmed, and ensures closure occurs only after all remediation and reporting activities have occurred in accordance with RMF and Federal/DoD regulations

10,001+ employees

Scientific & engineering systems integration service
Company Overview
Leidos’s mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. The company is a leader in systems integration and technical solutions while working closely with all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense, other U.S. government civil agencies, and also customers in select markets across the globe.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Income protection
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Benefits
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Is having the courage to make tough ethical decisions, taking pride in our work, being transparent with our team, and being respectful of everyone.
  • Inclusion: Is fostering a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
  • Innovation: Is not limited to our engineers and scientists. It is acting as a catalyst. Being tenacious and curious to help us excel and be a part of a learning organization.
  • Agility: Is being flexible, creative, and resilient. It is our ability to think and act small while using the size and strength of our balance sheet to our advantage.
  • Collaboration: Is being team-oriented and proactively engaging to meet shared objectives. It is about building relationships and staying connected with each other.
  • Commitment: Is being accountable, taking ownership, modeling servant leadership, and operating with a sense of urgency to our customers and teams.