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. We are seeking Information Security Engineers to support Post Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering and technical services to the CECOM IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED) based in Aberdeen MD with operations located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, and software solutions and services for platforms such as the Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3), Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A), Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (2GF), Huskey Mounted Detection Systems (HMDS) Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS), Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS), Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite) OGS-SPIR and a full range of related Aerial and Terrestrial Sensors Suite of Systems. This support is an essential in maintaining readiness for today’s modern platform sensor systems.
Personnel in an information assurance management role are responsible for the information assurance (IA) program of an Information System (IS) or major mission application within the Network Environment (NE). Incumbents in these positions perform a variety of security related tasks, including the development and implementation of system information security standards and procedures. They ensure that IS are functional and secure within the Network Environment (NE). Personnel performing senior technical work in this category focus on the enclave environment and support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software Information Assurance (IA) problems pertaining to the Computing Environment (CE), Network Environments (NE), and enclave environment. Tracks and analyze Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) reports. Identifies, downloads, analyzes, tests, and implements Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for system components and capabilities. Supports operation and maintenance of the Development Software Support Environment (DSSE). Supports and maintains Certification and Accreditation (C&A) requirements. Supports the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process for cybersecurity using applicable tools. Updates and maintains the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and other required security documentation. Collects data from a variety of Computer Network Defense (CND) tools (including data from approved information assurance (IA) tools to include intrusion detection system alerts, firewall and network traffic logs, and host system logs) to analyze events that occur within their environment and analyzes data for compliance with relevant non-technical controls, such as physical security and configuration management, to perform an audit function for the Agent of the Certification Authority (ACA) or other government Information Assurance (IA) Manager for mitigation of risks and reporting to include report generation for certification and accreditation packages or Certification of Net Worthiness efforts.
Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or related field, or equivalent experience.
Active DoD Secret clearance.
Minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience managing NIST, RMF and DoD cyber security policies in accordance with program cybersecurity assessment and authorization (A&A) implementation.
Documented experience information assurance and cyber security engineering.
Can work independently of direct supervision.
Ability to build strong customer relationships.
Experience with information assurance and cyber security engineering.
Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and ICD 503 Security Accreditation processes.
Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II (or Level III) Certification (e.g. Sec+ CE).
Experienced with various security tools and processes such as Splunk, Tenable ACAS , STIG View and SCAP Tool
Experience with Agile Software Development.
Experience with scripting languages (Python, Power Shell).
Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
Current and active TS/SCI Clearance.
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.
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 45,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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