Cloud Security Engineer

at Leidos
Location Washington, DC
Date Posted March 26, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

The FAA Cloud Services (FCS) team has a requirement for a resource to provide security engineering support for the FCS AWS and Azure cloud environments. This support includes preparation of security authorization documentation, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) remediation and tracking, architecting cloud monitoring and compliance services, and collaborating with FCS Operations and DevOps teams. The resource will assist other team members, capture technical requirements, and create all required documentation to support, communicate, and validate system designs and architecture

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Overall technical support functions for FAA Cloud Services (FCS) security related tasks and projects
  • Assist with and review FCS security architecture design changes and technical solutions
  • Manage POA&M remediation using Jira, and provide weekly POA&M status for FCS AWS East/West, FCS AWS GovCloud and FCS Azure MAC
  • Develop security authorization documentation required for FCS annual security assessments
  • Documentation of systems designs and configurations of the solutions; this may include conceptual, logical, and physical diagrams; new environment design documents; write ups on technical capabilities and solution configurations
  • Apply technical skills to recommend, implement, support, improve, and operate information protection technologies with limited supervision
  • Provide guidance based on FISMA and FedRAMP requirements
  • Assess, report on, and make recommendations regarding current and proposed architectures, strategies, and systems.
  • Must complete Public Trust (PT) Security Investigation prior to starting.  To be eligible you must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder who has resided in the US for the past 3 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS and Azure security architecture experience
  • Security monitoring and compliance experience
  • Strong knowledge of FISMA and FedRAMP
  • Information Security experience with limited supervision applying previous technical skills to recommend, implement, support, improve, and operate information security controls

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:




Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

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

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