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Job #: R-00095774
Location: Remote, US
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:



Looking for an exciting opportunity to make an impact as an Information Assurance Engineer?
1901 Group (A Leidos Company) has an exciting Information Assurance Engineer position which can be worked from our state-of-the-art Operations Center in Blacksburg, VA or remote.  The Information Assurance Engineer will work with an elite team of IT professionals to maintain an optimal secure cloud architecture and environment for critical DOD customer systems.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:

The IA Engineer is responsible for assuring information and managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information to include protection of the integrity, availability, authenticity, non-repudiation, and confidentiality of DOD data and systems

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Evaluate software and hardware during pre-acquisition phases to determine its ability to meet minimum security requirements based on NIST SP 800-53 Rev4 security controls.
•    Author, review, coordinate and submit cybersecurity authorization required artifacts to eMASS (including change requests) to achieve milestones such as Interim Authority to Test (IATT) and Authorization to Operate (ATO) in accordance with the project schedule. 
•    Support conducting cybersecurity authorization activities to comply with all current Cybersecurity and IA manuals, instructions, and guides within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•    Continuously monitor system resources through automated scanning and implement automated reporting feeds to support cybersecurity authorizations.
•    Verify patch compliance using the approved technical solution (i.e., Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)) Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance dashboards.
•    Coordinate with local administrators to troubleshoot and elevate patching issues in a timely manner to meet patch compliance SLA timelines.
•    Implementation of security procedures, and verify information system security requirements, including coordinating the execution, review, and disposition of STIG checklists for systems, applications, developed code and other components.
•    Independently develop and maintain system security documentation, including drafting, reviewing, editing, and recommending guidance for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Tactics, Techniques, & Procedures (TTP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Score Card.
•    Participate in regular briefings with the customer on cybersecurity status, including preparing briefing materials. Work closely with government Cyber team to support ATO conditions and requirements.
•    Development and application of business processes to ensure they have the appropriate level of security. 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
•    DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start (Interim Secret clearance is acceptable)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 
•    Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience, additional years of experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree.
•    Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)
•    Possesses a broad technical background and comprehensive expertise in cybersecurity implementation.  
•    Proficient on the NIST SP 800-37, 800-53 and related audit experience.  
•    Coordinate and conduct the day-to-day activities associated with managing risk to information systems and organizations on behalf of Authorization Official.
•    US Citizen


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
•    DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start (Interim Secret clearance is acceptable)
•    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Familiarity with cloud technology environments
•    Experience with EMASS
•    Experience with ITIL processes and/or ITIL Foundation V3/4 certification.
•    An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently; have a passion to improve at every opportunity.
•    Proven able to credibly coordinate between technical teams and business stakeholders.
•    Willing to perform shift work.
**Candidates within a commutable distance to Blacksburg, VA preferred


Who Are We?
1901 Group (A Leidos Company) prides itself on looking ahead of our competitors for the next wave of IT trends.  We provide our employees with training and development opportunities, preparing them for upcoming technical challenges.   
With primary office locations in Blacksburg and Reston, VA, our teams support customers from across the United States.  Our innovative IT as-a Service delivery model is supported by industry certifications that ensure quality and efficient IT solutions.
We are transforming the delivery of IT services through the use of enterprise managed services that leverage the cloud to securely monitor, manage, and optimize complex IT environments.

The history of automation is what inspired the name of our company. 1901 was the year that another disruptive technology changed the world: the assembly line. Leveraging skills and materials in an efficient manner within a repeatable process that quadrupled output applies to IT services today.

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.

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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 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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