Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Information Assurance Lead in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Ft Meade, MD. DISA acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to its customers, the department of Defense (DoD), and national security organizations. The candidate will be a senior team member managing Tier III IA support for a major DISA program.
Duties include managing and enforcing of security strategies and policies within established guidelines.
Support IT Security Strategy, Cyber Security, and Compliance and Risk Management supporting IT Security and Compliance Teams
The individual shall possess a working knowledge of the system or enclave functions, its technical IA safeguards, and its operational IA measures.
The individual needs to be flexible, dependable and be able to multi-task with priorities.
The position requires the individual have extensive background in information systems to include Information Assurance, Computer Network Defense, and secure network configuration practices for servers, switches and routers.
Determine applicability of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins to assets.
Coordinate network scanning of assets and analyze reports to identify mitigation actions.
Implement software patches, upgrades, and configuration changes as directed by change control board
Validate security posture of assets (servers and network devices) using security technical information guides and security requirement guides
Collaborate with program information assurance staff, program management, and local engineers to ensure an appropriate security posture is maintained.
Candidate will assist in creating and maintaining system documentation and support accreditation activities.
The individual must satisfy both preparatory and sustaining DoD standard training and certification requirements as a condition of privileged access to any DoD information system.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 10+ years of overall related experience. Additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
Must have experience or training in IA supporting technologies and vulnerability assessment tools.
Experience with ACAS, eMass, and HBSS
Linux and/or Windows server experience.
Familiar with DISA and DoD security and IA policy and the application of security policy (e.g. STIGs)
Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce or higher.
Currently possess an active Secret security clearance with the ability to acquire a Top Secret clearance.
Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy or ITSM
Experience Information Assurance Technology Framework (IATF) Defense in Depth principles
Experience with DISA and DoD assessment and authorization processes (e.g., RMF).
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
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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