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Enterprise Infrastructure Functional Lead

Company: Leidos
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Join the Leidos Civil IT (CivIT) team in accelerating cybersecurity in a changing world where we make a difference by protecting critical networks for our government and commercial customers. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Are you ready to challenge yourself with an organization that encourage & support career growth on an enterprise-wide scale? Your greatest work is ahead! We are in search of an Enterprise Infrastructure Functional Lead to join our National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Cyber Security Center (NCSC) Engineering & Operations team. -As an Enterprise Infrastructure Functional Lead, you will play a valuable part in supporting the NCSC's mission to protect NOAA networks, computers, programs and data from cyber-attack damage and unauthorized access. - If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive while being challenged, keep reading! Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. To explore and learn more about the Leidos Civil Group, click ! Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today! Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide technical oversight across the NOAA NCSC program to a team of enterprise infrastructure security operations engineers
  • Provide technical services for the NOAA FISMA High system computers and networks used by the NCSC and ESOC to execute against their functions. This includes software patching and NIST 800-53rd high-impact security control configurations
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and development to a cross functional security engineering & operations team
  • Design, develop, or recommend integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected
  • Develop necessary processes, and procedures to maintain and augment the IT systems operations that support the NCSC and the NOAA0100 FISMA High IT infrastructure.
  • Engage the client, where applicable, in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs as it relates to enterprise infrastructure
  • Support the project lifecycle for infrastructure projects
  • Configure and validate secure systems
  • Develop, deliver, and maintain a System Security Plan for systems operations that supports the NCSC and the NOAA0100 FISMA High IT infrastructure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Attend team lead sessions and act as a conduit with the program leadership team
  • Testing security products/systems to detect computer and information security weakness
  • Foster your team's skills, knowledge, and experience to help drive retention, growth, career mobility, and success
  • Facilitate and delegate daily ticket queue management, tasks, and projects where applicable
  • Manage and react to system monitoring alerting as needed
  • Coach, develop, and train staff on standard operating procedures, best practices, ticket documentation process, technical workarounds, root cause analysis, and corrective actions
  • Perform system checkouts and testing of system upgrades and patches within operational environments
  • Coordinate with enterprise partners on system outages and make decisions on system failover to different availability zones or data centers when applicable
  • Ensure documentation relative operational procedures, services, etc., are written and centrally accessible and updated as necessary Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
    • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information technology, or other Cyber Security field from an accredited university and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience and/or technology certifications may be considered in lieu of degree
    • Knowledge of security system design tools, methods, and techniques
    • Knowledge of key concepts in security management (e.g., Release Management, Patch Management)
    • Knowledge of network design processes, to include understanding of security objectives, operational objectives, and trade-offs
    • Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies
    • Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses
    • Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability
    • Knowledge of capabilities and requirements analysis
    • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)
    • Knowledge of basic system, network, and OS hardening techniques
    • Skill in conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems
    • Skill in identifying systemic security issues based on the analysis of vulnerability and configuration data
    • Skill in troubleshooting and diagnosing cyber defense infrastructure and application anomalies and work through resolution
    • Skill in applying and incorporating information technologies into proposed solutions
    • Skill to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
    • Skill in recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems. (e.g., vulnerability and compliance scanning).
    • Skill in developing and applying security system access controls
    • Skill in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.
    • Skill in independently making configuration updates to ensure system availability requirements
    • Skill in system, network, and OS hardening techniques. (e.g., remove unnecessary services, password policies, network segmentation, enable logging, least privilege, etc.)
    • Ability to write and verbally communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and demonstrate poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, and high-stress situations
    • Ability to share meaningful insights about the context of an organization's threat environment that improve its risk management posture
    • Ability and drive to quickly learn new software and IT concepts
    • Understanding of accepted security practices, troubleshooting issues, attack vectors, and customer support
    • Knowledge and experience in supporting: Linux/UNIX, Python/PowerShell/Javascript, vulnerability scanning & patching, firewalls, and networking
    • Knowledge and experience in administering: Windows, Archer, ThreatConnect, FireEye, Tenable/Nessus, WebInspect, SCCM, VMWare, FreeNAS/Pure/NetApp storage, and PKI certificate management
    • US Citizenship is required Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
      • Demonstrated experience in cyber security design, engineering and operations -
      • Experience with System Administration, Network Administration Network Security, Networking Standards, Network Protocols, NIST/FISMA standards and controls, SIEM platforms and security tools, Network Hardware Configurations
      • Cyber Security Training or Certification (ie Securty+, Network+, SPLUNK, FireEye )
      • Knowledge of NIST SP 800 53 series or ISO 27000 series documents -
      • Windows 10 security best practices and configurations
      • Understanding of advanced threat detection in an enterprise environment
      • Understanding of malware families, their types, and the threat they pose
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows administrative & troubleshooting tools
      • Demonstrated experience performing cybersecurity analysis from an operations & engineering perspective
      • Experience with Splunk (preferred) or other SIEM platform Clearance Required:
        • Must be a US Citizen and have at a minimum a Secret clearance or be able to obtain clearance before starting position Work Location
          • Fairmont, WV
          • Silver Springs, MD
          • Boulder, CO
          • Remote telework is possible upon approved waiver by the customer Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00#Remote

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