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Job #: R-00000722
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Do you want to grow your career and be part of a team solving critical challenges that affect the world?

Leidos Civil is leading the way in solving internationally pressing issues, including:

Network and Cyber Security - Monitoring advanced threats; managing security services and utility command and control centers IT infrastructure modernization - Helping 2+ million citizens recover from identity theft; maintaining global biometrics systems

If you desire to be an integral part of a dynamic team of science and technology leaders, then Leidos Civil is the place for you!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.

When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos is looking for an information assurance analyst to assist in security administration, data analytics and event monitoring.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Perform basic security scans, analyze scan results, and document findings for products as required to successfully complete continuous monitoring. Scan results and findings are to be documented according to NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes.
  • Perform ISSO responsibilities, which includes acting as a point of contact for matters of cyber security relating to assigned systems, reviewing audit trail logs and scans, and ensuring systems are maintained per security policies and procedures, and maintaining compliance and ongoing reporting to management.
  • Document and execute a plan for each security assessment and testing task performed in support of project tasks and as tasked for approved project requirements.
  • Independently develop and maintain system security documentation, assisting with the implementation of security procedures, and verify information system security requirements.
  • Performing information system certification and accreditation planning, testing, assessing and liaison activities.
  • Providing architectural / risk based analysis of information assurance / cyber security features and relate existing system to future needs and trends and requirements.


Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
  • Must possess excellent writing and communications skills; candidate shall have the ability to develop documentation and management level presentation and present the materials to the management team.
  • Candidate is expected to have technical knowledge and skills in one of the following areas: systems administration, network engineering, software development, integration and testing, data analytics or security operations.
  • Bacherlor's degree or equivalent and less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
  • Technical understanding of supporting security initiatives, conducting security monitoring, reporting and maintaining security compliance following security regulations and policies.
  • Demonstrate potential and willingness to learn and adapt to rapid changes in technology
  • Requires US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
  • IT or security certifications in Linux, Windows, network and security.
  • Hands-on experience with Linux, Windows Server Operating System or networking.
  • Experience with Information Technology hardware & software support and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with operating IT security tools.
  • Experience with IT operations in cloud computing environments, ie. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Computer system logging and auditing experience, data search and parsing using basic data analytics skills
  • 2+ years of directly relevant experience with of NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF).


External Referral Bonus:
Ineligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Info Security

1000

Civil
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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