Network Security Administrator with Security Clearance
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Description Job Description: Leidos currently has an opening for a
Network Security Administrator to work in our Chesapeake, VA
location. The desired candidate will utilize their diverse skillset
to configure and secure network peripherals, and Linux systems,
supporting the site Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
with meeting the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
Risk Management Framework initiative. The Network Security
Administrator will possess the ability to ensure the secure
implementation of Commercial off-the-shelf and Government Furnished
Equipment assets by applying Security Technical Implementation
Guide (STIG) and other security baselines. The candidate will also
be responsible for implementing system maintenance and security
patches, conduct vulnerability scans, as well as respond to
helpdesk tickets at the local site. Primary Responsibilities: *
Build, configure and apply security baselines to network
peripherals (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls) and other
information systems as tasked.
* Conduct weekly security audits on information systems and
* Apply maintenance and security patches, and operating systems
upgrades IAW the site vulnerability management operations.
* Operate software programs such as Tenable Nessus and SCAP to
detect information system misconfigurations and
* Document compliance and security assessments results.
* Detect cyber security incidents and escalate appropriately.
* Respond and provide resolution to helpdesk and incident and
* Terminate and run Ethernet cable.
* Conduct backups and restoration of information systems.
* Meet project deadlines a requested by the ISSM. Basic
Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree and 4 - 8 years related
experience in Information Systems, Computer Science or related
field or a Master's with 2 - 6 years of related experience.
Additional relevant experience, training, and / or certification
may be considered in lieu of degree.
* Strong experience with Information Security, supporting processes
* Strong oral and written communication.
* Candidates must have an active Secret clearance.
* Security+ or CCNA Certification must be obtained within 6 months
* Experience with Cisco and Linux. Preferred Qualifications: *
Highly desired are security certifications including a Security+,
CCNA Security, or CASP.
* Additional desired certifications include CCNA, Linux+, and/or
SANS GIAC. External Referral Bonus: Eligible Potential for
Telework: No Clearance Level Required: Secret Travel: Yes, 10% of
the time Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Requisition
Category: Professional Job Family: Info Security Leidos 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 33,000 employees support vital
missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in
Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately
$10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For
more information, visit www.Leidos.com . Pay and Benefits 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 . Securing
Your Data 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 Leidos.com 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 . Commitment
to Diversity 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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