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Leidos Information Assurance Engineer in Aberdeen, Maryland


Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and customer-oriented Information Assurance Engineer who will be responsible for keeping the defense research and engineering network (DREN) at the C5ISR prototype and integration facility operational for all users. This role includes managing user accounts, resolving help tickets, and performing system upgrades and patches. The Systems Administrator will directly engage with government and contractor users and teams at the C5ISR Center headquarters level.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure optimum security compliance for the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN).

  • Analyze and resolve information security technical problems

  • Develop policies to ensure compliance with all C5ISR headquarters requirements related to security and operability.

  • Develop test procedures, establish test environments, and execute security certification tests or demonstrations.

  • Perform security engineering analyses, vulnerability assessments, and risk assessments. Develop security accreditation/certification documentation

  • Create and maintain network security policies and procedures.

  • Establish processes to ensure timely and implementation of upgrades, patches and migrations.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related scientific / technical discipline with 8 to 12 years of experience.

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Knowledge of information security/authorization profiles or security administration.

  • Knowledge of Government security policies and familiarity with security-related technologies.

  • Secret Clearance. Due to contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of C5ISR Center Government security policies

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Information Assurance

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

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

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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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.