Principal Cyber Security Engineer

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Job Description


This Principal Cyber Security – HBSS/McAfee/Trellix role is responsible for protecting the customer’s information systems and networks from potential cyber-attacks through HBSS/McAfee/Trellix tools as a member of a Systems Health Monitoring team. The Cyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology and utilization of ePolicy Orchestrator and other related HBSS/McAfee/Trellix tools in on-premise, cloud, and hybrid environments. You will also work directly with Team leads, developers and operations personnel throughout a DevSecOps life cycle both on policy and technical implementation of technologies. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor, upgrade, and troubleshoot security measures provided via HBSS/McAfee/Trellix tools for the protections of information systems and networks

  • Automate repeatable tasks in a consultative role (within multiple customer on-premise, on-prem, and hybrid environments)

  • Formulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation efforts of cyber security incidents (system and/or network breaches, malware attacks) 

  • Coordinate, and monitor log analysis for our managed services offerings, to ensure customer policy and security requirements are met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience, or a MS and 10+ years or prior relevant experience.

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph

  • In-depth experience with implementing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting end-point security HBSS/McAfee/Trellix tools (McAfee/Trellix Agent, ePolicy Orchestrator, Endpoint Security, Policy Auditor, Agent Handler)

  • Experience with installing, updating, and troubleshooting Microsoft Server operating systems and Microsoft SQL Server on McAfee servers

  • Experience with on-prem and cloud environments

  • Experience with automation (e.g., Ansible, CloudFormation)

  • Strong attention to detail with analytical mind, outstanding problem-solving skills

  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on customer systems

  • Experience with structured analysis and design methodologies

  • Experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics activities 

  • Experience with Cloud Computing Technologies/Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

  • AWS Certification 

  • Experience with additional security tools and processes such as VPN, Webinspect, Appdetective , and Rapid7

  • Experience with SAFe Agile Framework

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 – $182,000.00 – $245,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Job Summary

Vienna, VA, United States Location
Full Time Job Type

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