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Job #: R-00121904
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Description

Leidos  A leader in the exciting and growing field of High Performance Computing (HPC) is searching for a Senior Info Assurance/Security Specialist to join our team supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) located at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center(ERDC) in Vicksburg Ms.

The successful candidate will support the DSRC Information System Security Manager as the Senior local DSRC Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) responsible for the delivery, management and continuous process improvement of operational security information systems by providing Information Security (INFOSEC) and Information Assurance (IA) engineering and analysis. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Performs security assessments of systems and technology to determine deviation from acceptable configurations, policy or procedures using HBSS, ACAS, SCAP, IAVMs, DISA STIGs.

  • Implementation and management of the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

  • Develop, review and update Approval to Operate (ATO) packages using eMASS.

  • Establish procedures & processes to ensure tracking and mitigation of risks.

  • Perform analysis to validate established security requirements and recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

  • Ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan.

  • Provide oversight and guidance of patching and validation of security related updates including IAVAs, IAVBs and TAs.

  • Ensuring that users have the requisite security training, clearances, authorization, and need-to-know and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting privileged access to the IS. 

  • Ensuring vulnerability scanning, resolution and management is tracked to completion or mitigation.

  • Promoting awareness of security issues among management and team.

  • Developing and implementing training to ensure the systems, network and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to security policies and procedures.

  • Monitoring and reporting the training status and requirements to support the DSRC mission.

  • Developing and presenting technical briefings, reports, articles, and presentations to the DSRC user community and HPC security community

  • Representing the DSRC at meetings on technical matters relating to IA, networks, and use of advanced computational systems.  

Required Qualifications:

  • TOP Secret Security Clearance

  • IAM Level II or IAT Level III certification

  • Prior RMF experience

  • Ability to conduct independent analysis using governance and instruction to identify solutions and ways forward

  • Experience with Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, STIGs, hardening systems and applying IA controls

  • Experience using eMASS, POA&Ms, HBSS, Nessus, Tanium and ACAS

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working on DoD programs in a senior IA security role

  • Forescout experience in a DOD Environment

  • Organizational skills to prioritize work in a dynamic work environment and persistence to follow-through on tasks in the face of obstacles

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-faceted team, and leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

  • Familiarity with DoD system security accreditation processes and tools

  • Windows system Administration background

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of experience/education will be considered.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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