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Job #: R-00099328
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The 1901 Group at Leidos are in search of a Security/Vulnerability Management Analyst to join our team at the Federal Trade Commission located in Washington, D.C.   In this role you will serve as the primary security/vulnerability management analyst to own, lead, and manage the security vulnerability management program and remediation process across accountable system and component owners, whether they are 1901 Group, government personnel, or peer vendor personnel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own, lead and manage the security vulnerability management program and remediation process across accountable system and component owners, whether they are 1901 Group, government personnel, or peer vendor personnel Lead the vulnerability management tasks and projects.
  • Conduct vulnerability scanning of information systems and network devices using the current vulnerability management tool, Tenable Security Center and Nessus.  Analyze identified vulnerabilities and resolve the findings throughout the environment.
  • Report vulnerability findings and remediation status to management and customers.  Prepare audit reports to identify gaps.  Communicate results to identified stakeholders of IT systems and components (e.g., application owners, core infrastructure owners, etc.)
  • Ensure achievement of program Service Level Agreements (SLAs).  Work with CISA directives to ensure remediation of directives within required timelines.  Negotiate and establish deadlines for remediation & monitor progress towards remediation of vulnerabilities.  Ensure full closure of activities to avoid lingering unfinished backlog.
  • Manage software and appliances (pushing clients and maintaining Tenable Security Center and Nessus scan engines)
  • Develop documentation – SOPs, status reports, and technical architecture diagrams.  Maintain artifacts that demonstrate proof of vulnerability remediation.
  • Support after-hours maintenance windows, overtime, travel, and all-hands-on-deck requirements as necessary.
  • Stay abreast of current threats, vulnerabilities, and associated remediations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of cyber security
  • CompTIA Security + or Network+
  • Experience performing vulnerability and compliance scans and analyzing vulnerability results to prioritize managing risk to the organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • GCIA or GCIH (Preferred)
  • CEH (Preferred)
  • CISSP (Preferred)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

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 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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