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Job #: R-00091111
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Cyber Infrastructure Support
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

This position is for a Cybersecurity Tools Administrator for the DCPDS program. The candidate will support IA/Cyber related assessments, evaluations, trade studies, and authority to operate (ATO) supporting DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance.  Experience in Windows and/or Linux operating system, network, database and application security methodologies and practices. The candidate will be part of a dynamic Cybersecurity team working to capture, define, architect, design, develop, integrate, and test cyber solutions for the government customer.  The candidate will focus on providing operational Cybersecurity support to both customers and team members to meet critical schedules and resolve critical/complex technical or operational problems.    

Primary Responsibilities

  • Uses training and experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS) to make sound judgements regarding the implementation of Program security policies (40%)
  • Independently develops and implements solutions for McAfee Endpoint Product performance (25%)
  • Analyzes technical and integration requirements for HBSS and develops effective technical solutions for review and consideration to Senior Leidos Program management (5%)
  • Provides detailed, hands-on training to Leidos and sub-contractor employees on the use and capabilities of HBSS (10%)
  • Provides recommendations and executable steps to other departments while troubleshooting issues relating to HBSS implementation (5%)
  • Manages DCPDS Cybersecurity Tools (10%); Tools to be administrated include:
    • McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS)  
    • Static Code Scanning tools (Micro Focus Fortify)
    • Dynamic Code Scanning tools (Micro Focus Web Inspect)
    • Automation Tools (i.e., Jenkins)
    • SIEM (ArcSight)
  • Support writing and maintaining DOD Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation (5%)
  • Support the planning, performing, and reporting results of Cybersecurity Validations (3%)
  • Support the DoD Cyber Incident handling and reporting criteria (2%)

Basic Qualifications

  • Have a favorable T5 DoD investigation for IT-I Position of Trust
  • Ability to maintain DoD 8570 certification of Security+ CE or higher
  • Experience with DISA security tools and procedures (HBSS and ACAS)
  • Knowledge of RMF and DISA STIGS, and other DoD Cybersecurity regulations and policies
  • Familiar with analyzing security event log data (Windows, Linux/UNIX, Database, in-house Applications, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of information system and networking architecture and its effect on Cybersecurity
  • Knowledge of DoD security standards, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to provide guidance on DoD IA regulations and requirements
  • Strong knowledge of computer vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Understanding of networking, architectures, and system security
  • IT Systems/Information Assurance experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful completion and certification in DISA HBSS Modules 201 (Basic Admin ver. 5.10) and 301 (Advanced Admin ver. 5.10 and ENS Essentials 10.7)
  • Experience with and knowledge of ticketing systems (such as Micro Focus Service Manager 9.4x or greater)
  • Experience developing Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M) to implement upgrades, patches and IAVAs
  • Experience with Static/Dynamic Code scanning tools such as Fortify SCA / Web Inspect
  • Experience with Security Directives, Policies, Publications and Regulations
  • Experience in Windows/Linux security configurations
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS)
  • Experience as systems administrator, network administrator, or Cybersecurity Engineer a plus
  • Knowledge of DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) requirements and processes
  • Knowledge of DoD networking ports, protocols, and services
  • Familiarity with firewall, intrusion detection, filtering, routers, VPNs, scanning, and logging

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.


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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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