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Job #: R-00123727
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Leidos Defense Group Cybersecurity Team is seeking high-level IT Professionals to provide Cybersecurity Auditing duties including performing risk assessments, analyzing logs, and providing critical information to the leadership team to make important security-related decisions within the National Military Command Center. This work is performed on-site at the Pentagon.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Audit components of the business including critical technology functions, infrastructure, cybersecurity, risk management, and applications across multiple repositories.

  • Identifies internal control standard methodologies.

  • Contributes to the development and execution of a continuous monitoring program for the businesses or functions covered.

  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.

  • Report suspicious and anomalous audit findings to proper personnel, including supervisor, manager, or team.

  • Able to make recommendations for the timely correction of unsatisfactory conditions.

  • Review all relevant documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.

  • Execute internal control testing for operations of varying complexity.

  • Perform audit tasks for multiple systems of moderate difficulty, demonstrating a degree of audit expertise consistent with experience level.

  • Prioritize and effectively plan own work activities managing multiple priorities and tasks across the team to deliver quality results.

  • Assist in communicating the results of audit projects to management via written reports and oral presentations.

  • Assist with development and maintenance of Internal Audit IT Risk Assessment.

  • Provides guidance to lesser experienced auditors and promotes the development of effective team relationships and functions to ensure success in the department. Coaches and mentors’ others on the use of various business systems, applications, and audit tools.

  • Independently identifies key IT controls and assesses their design and operating effectiveness.

  • Validates the remediation of issues and their corresponding corrective actions.

  • Establishes working relationships with stakeholders, teammates, and Management of different levels.

  • Ability to communicate with System and Network SMEs for Technical assistance.

  • Working knowledge of SolarWinds Security Event Manager and Windows Event Log Viewer.

  • Knowledge of Audit and Accountability Control family per NIST SP 800-53.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience

  • Qualified candidates must possess a TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Security+

  • SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)

  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM)

  • SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

  • VMware, RHEL, Juniper, Cisco, Microsoft 2010, Microsoft server 2012/2016, NAS, Syslog

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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

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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.

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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 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].

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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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