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Big Data Platform Security Engineer (Greenbelt, MD)


Position Description:  Cloud Software Engineer that is a full stack engineer with (DISA Big Data Platform) BDP experience and knowledge .  The BDP CSE will understand architecture and secure coding practices. 


·         Design, develop and analyze complicated and difficult software programs for computer based systems. 

·         Perform systems modeling, simulation and analysis.

·         Collaborate with hardware design engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems and work with them to resolve incompatibilities.

·         As required, provide inputs for documentation of new or existing programs.  

  • Secure code reviews

  • Static code scans

  • Architecture Discussion participation.  Alert Security team to potential security or design flaws

·         Develop, test, deploy cyber parsers into environment

·         Develop, test, and deploy analytics that meet SOC and CONMON functional requirements

·         Deploy and maintain security architecture

·         Troubleshoot problems in target system

**External Referral Eligible** 





EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree and 14 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 12 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.


Preferred Certifications: Certifications could include:

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Any AWS certification

Required/Desired Skills:

                      12 years of experience with programming languages (e.g. Java, J2EE, Scala) and at least 2 years with cloud applications (i.e. Hadoop, Accumulo, MapReduce, Cloudbase, MongoDB, etc.)

                      Training and/or experience with the Linux operating system, Ozone Widget Framework (OWF), Agile process, and the latest front end libraries.

                      Experience with Java, GitHub repositories, and Apache Maven and Hadoop.

                      Experience with the agile software lifecycle.

                      Must be willing and able to learn new things and stay on top of the latest and greatest technologies.

                      Able to review code for content related to security vulnerabilities.

                      Experience in developing parsers and analytics for the DISA BDP (Big Data Platform).

                      Candidate must have a working knowledge of back end programming language (JAVA) and/ or front end programming language (JavaScript), or similar languages/ syntaxes.

                      Candidate should have an inquisitive nature, responsiveness, and excellent testing skills.

                      Knowledge of Fortify, Findbugs, Sonar,SonarQube, Burp.

                      Must also possess strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. Patience in working with non-technical end users is essential.

                      Team Work: Excels both autonomously and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a team toward a common vision or goal.

                      Leadership: Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.

                      Communications: Ability to interact with senior managers, junior staff, and business unit (non-technical) customers clearly and efficiently, both verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills.

                      Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions.

                      Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.

                      Patience in working with non-technical end users is essential.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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