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Job #: R-00088249
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos Cybersecurity Team is searching for an Information System Security Officer (Cybersecurity A&A Analyst) to provide Cybersecurity A&A Analyst duties within the National Military Command Center.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Must be able to work in a constantly changing regulatory environment with short, mid, and long term timelines for remediating any non-compliance

  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change

  •  Identify key stakeholders in A&A efforts and ensure system documentation reflects current system security configurations to include hardware and software components, data flow, interconnections, and ports, protocols, and services, etc.

  • Maintain cybersecurity procedures and processes as assigned

  • Able to analyze, interpret, and apply Federal cybersecurity guidance to customer needs

  • Communicate the security posture of systems through designated reporting mechanism

  • Assist in preparation and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), and other Assessment & Authorization (A&A) artifacts

  • Assist in the research and address information security issues as required, and develop and maintain the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and support remediation activities

  • Develop and advise development of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) artifacts and security documentation to include, but not limited to System Security Plans (SSP), Plan of Action and Milestone (POAM), Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Configuration Management Plan

  • Assist with pre-assessment preparation

  • Perform Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO).

  • Perform continuous monitoring of security controls to ensure that they are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the cybersecurity requirements for assigned IT systems.

  • Advise system owners on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of assigned IT systems.

  • Strong verbal and written skills required providing management status reports and document system changes.

  • Analyze problems and provide focused solutions to effectively communicate information to various audiences verbally and through written communications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree and 8-12 years or equivalent work experience and certifications

  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • Current DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAT II (one of the following: GSEC, Security+, SCNP and SSCP certifications)

  • 3-5 years of Cyber Security experience

  • 2 Years of IT experience (Networking/System Administration)

  • Working knowledge of security system controls, policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures

  • Familiarity with DoD STIG process.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Executing the security assessment and authorization (or ATO) process with independent assessors

  • Executing Continuous Monitoring and maintaining the security posture of IT systems day to day

  • To include familiarity with eMASS and XACTA

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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