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Leidos has an opening for a Communications Lead who will support the delivery of mission enabling Information Technology Service Management/Integration and Cybersecurity for a large environment of critical national security importance.
The Communications Lead will support operations for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
The successful candidate will serve as the communications security (COMSEC) Custodian and manage the COMSEC infrastructure for the NNSA OCIO enterprise.
Configure and install cryptographic hardware and maintain the health and wellness of crypto devices currently in operations by minimizing downtime to users during operational maintenance periods.
Maintain and protect keying and other COMSEC materials and updates keying material per customer designated timeframes.
Document and tracks all devices and materials across multiple accounts and multiple systems and demonstrate accountability of all devices and materials during yearly audits.
WHAT SETS YOU APART
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4-8+ years of prior relevant work experience within IT/Cybersecurity
DoD 8570 IAT or IAM Level III certification
Excellent communication skills with all levels of stakeholders
Knowledge of current crypto devices/methods as well as COMSEC principles and practices
Ability to implement processes and maintain administrative documentation
Knowledge and basic understanding of network transport devices that are attached to the encryption devices (examples: routers, switches, firewalls)
Knowledge and basic understanding of information security practices and devices
Strong collaboration and customer service skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations
Self-starter with ability to work independently as well as in team environments
YOU MIGHT ALSO HAVE
- DOE and/or NNSA site experience strongly preferred
Knowledge of DOE and/or NNSA security policies and procedures
Experience working in both Classified and Unclassified operations
Experience working within Managed Service environments
Knowledge of and/or experience with SD 205.1
Experience in network and network security design, installation and support of LAN/WAN networks and security components
Ability to solve complex engineering problems and implemented innovative ideas to solve customer challenges
Travel up to 10%
**Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active DOE Q or Top-Secret Clearance (or higher) to be considered for this role.**
Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
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.
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.
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.
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