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Job #: R-00100083
Location: Ventura, CA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking an Information Assurance Specialist to join our team in support of work for our customer. This position will consist of a rotation schedule and will be primarily located in Ventura, CA.  We are expecting award in Fall 2022.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Duties include managing risks related to the use of processing, storing, or transmitting information to reduce or eliminate impact, integrity, or availability of information and information systems.

  • Identification of Cybersecurity problems which may require mitigating controls.

  • Analyze network traffic to identify exploit or intrusion related attempts.

  • Recommend detection mechanisms for exploit and or intrusion related attempts.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on network-based attacks, network traffic analysis, and intrusion methodologies.

  • Escalate items which require further investigation to other members of the Threat Management team.

  • Execute operational processes in support of response efforts to identified security incidents.

  • Participates in a team of Security operations engineers investigating alerts, anomalies, errors, intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the responsible, determine remediation, and recommend security improvements.

  • Follows precise analytical paths to determine the nature and extent of problems being reported by tools, e-mails, etc.

  • Follows strict guidance on reporting requirements.

  • Keeps management informed with precise information about security posture.

  • Engages with other internal and external parties to get and share information to improve processes and security posture.

  • Leads analyzing/investigating reports or anomalies.

  • Perform collateral duties in security, safety areas.

  • Ability to lift 40lbs

  • You will participate in Leidos and Government safety programs.

  • This position will require close cooperation and working relationships with active-duty military and other Government personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Position requires the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university ideally in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related field with a minimum of 4 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) or Network Engineer on programs and/or contracts. Four (4) additional years of related experience will be acceptable in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • US citizen with ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Strong writing skills.

  • Experience developing and documenting system security requirements and conducting requirements gap analysis.

  • Experience doing risk assessments.

  • Familiarity with the Certification and Authorization (C&A) Process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.

  • Prior US military service, preferably Navy and on a Surface Navy platform

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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 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.

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 Leidos.com 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.

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