To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network
Skip to main content

Job #: R-00090727
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Cyber Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

This job posting is no longer active.

Share: mail twitter linkedin


Job Description:

Are you ready to join an impactful company? 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.  Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Cyber Security Quality Assurance Lead on the DISA GSMO-II program supporting the Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) team.

The candidate will perform Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities and serve as a technical liaison between DISA Headquarters and the multiple field sites that perform Cyber Security monitoring and incident response.  This role serves as the senior Real Time Security Analyst on the program.  The QA Lead will be responsible for supporting QA tasks to validate and enforce accuracy in the Analyst Collaboration Tool (ACT) database and accuracy of reviews processed in ACT. The QA Lead will analyze the analysis associated with individual security incidents to ensure compliance with established processes and procedures, identify opportunities for analysis and process improvement and to identify and report on QA trends to the Government representative. The QA Lead will coordinate and implement corrective actions following identification of deficiencies. This role will be responsible for reporting performance metrics and QA/QC results. This Lead will identify and recommend changes to Site Leads and to the Program Manager to mitigate future quality issues based on findings.    Work location is flexible (must be a DISA CSSP Site) and telework is authorized up to 50%, however approximately 50% of the role is conducted on SIPR.  Travel is limited to 10%.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform as technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the DISA Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Program Management Office (PMO) Analyst Collaboration Tool (ACT)

  • Performs reviews of Cyber Security Analyst’s analysis tickets to identify trends, compliance, and opportunities for improvement

  • Provide oversight of the Discovery & Counter Infiltration (DCI) program

  • Develop whitepapers, briefs, SOPs, TTPs, and QRGs to allow for a better, more reliable DCO process

  • Managing the ACT document development process, updating, when necessary, to reflect improvements

  • Tracking and reporting on ticket review status

  • Assisting with the development of a Policy SharePoint Reference Library

  • Providing ad hoc editing of memos, notices, and other documents as required

  • Research and Develop Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) security recommendations across multiple Areas of Responsibility (AOR)

  • Perform periodic Mission Partner reviews to assess and verify the effective analysis and response performed by Cyber Security Analysts

  • Conduct and deliver weekly and monthly status updates to government representatives

Basic Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+CE, CySA+CE, ISC2 SSCP, SANS GSEC prior to starting 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 12+ years of experience additional years of experience may be utilized in lieu of a degree. 

  • Senior experience as a Cyber Security Analyst conducting security incident investigations and security incident handling

  • Experience with MITRE ATT&CK 

  • Hold a current DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of Linux, scripting, Request Tracker Incident Response (RT-IR).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience w/ DoD and DISA Networks.

  • Knowledge of DoDI 8530 Cybersecurity Activities Support to DoDIN Operations.

  • Knowledge of DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC SRG).

  • CISSP / CISM / CRISC Certification.


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.

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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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.

This job posting is no longer active.

Related Opportunities

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community