Cyber Security Network Architect

Leidos - Fort Meade, MD3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $93,000 - $130,000 a year

Job Requisition:
Cyber Security Network Architect

Job Description:
Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Cyber Security Network Architect to support our DISA customer on their Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) program at Fort Meade. As a member of the Align Capabilities team, you will work closely with JRSS PMO Engineers to make decisions concerning the architectural design, fit, and function of the JRSS Enterprise Architecture.

Primary responsibilities:
Assist with the alignment of requirements and capabilities with JRSS solutions/products.
Provide end to end traceability to demonstrate efficiency, cost savings and fit-for-purpose for multiple stake holders
Target near term efficiency gain Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with threshold solutions that meet baselined requirements for existing stakeholders in both security features and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) capabilities.
Assist with the development of requirements and capabilities roadmap, cost effective solutions TCO, and implementation plan to accommodate onboarding of new stakeholders (i.e. U.S. Navy).
Provide assistance with reassessment and validation of existing JRSS capabilities while considering the evolution of JRSS in 3 to 5 years periods.
Evaluate JRSS as a provider of security capabilities for other service beyond content filtering to inspect and monitor real-time and non-real-time services such as messaging, voice etc.
May also perform various other miscellaneous engineering/analysis tasks for the PMO Engineering team as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
Requires a BS degree and 12 + years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 + years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience accepted in lieu of degree.
Experience in requirements development and analysis
Understanding of Cyber technology, architectures, and tools (e.g., Firewalls, IPS, IDS, SIEM, DLP)
Experience in Network architectures and design
Successful verification and cross-over of your Secret security clearance prior to your start date with Leidos.
Must possess DOD 8570, IAT Level II (Sec+ or equivalent) certification prior to start date.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with Cloud Computing, and Virtualization
Experience with Cisco, Juniper, and/or Blue Coat
Experience with network switches and technologies
Knowledgeable of cyber defense-in-depth principles
Experience with trade studies and alternative analysis

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Systems Engineering
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

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