Cloud Security Engineer

at Leidos Holdings Inc.
Published September 3, 2022
Location Greenbelt, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Job Description:

The Mission Cloud Platform provides cloud computing services to missions across NASA. You'll help to develop and maintain common tooling and infrastructure to allow mission tenants to provision cloud resources in a secure and centrally managed environment that meets NASA and federal security requirements.


* Help to develop common infrastructure to allow mission tenants to securely provision resources.
* Ensure compliance with NASA and federal security policies.
* Manage cloud network security & IAM configuration.
* Continually improve security-related monitoring and automation.
* Support mission tenants with any security-related issues at the infrastructure level.


* 5+ years of cloud security experience, ideally with federal government
* Experience with AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform
* Strong knowledge of networking and operating systems
* Virtualization, VM image builds & security hardening
* Containers & Kubernetes
* CI/CD pipelines
* IaC / GitOps - Kubernetes manifests, Terraform, etc
* Cloud-specific penetration testing tooling & techniques


* Terraform, CloudFormation
* Splunk, ELK
* Gitlab, Jenkins, SonarQube
* CloudTamer/Kion
* Jira, Confluence
* Hashicorp Vault, Packer, Consul
* Open Policy Agent

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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