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Job #: R-00003608
Location: Camp Springs, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is presently seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer in support of AFNCR ITS in the National Capital Region. The AFNCR Cyber team will augment the 844th Communications Group (and subordinate squadron) cyberspace professionals in implementing DoD, Air Force, and Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) cybersecurity policies, programs and initiatives. The candidate will facilitate Assessment and Authorization efforts for AFDW enclaves, support the AFDW mission defense team (MDT), and support development and management of cybersecurity policy, programs and compliance.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Monitor, audit, detect, report, analyze and mitigate threats to mission relevant and key terrain in cyberspace. These activities will align with DoD, AF and AFDW principals, policies and directives.
  • Participate in operational planning teams
  • Perform vulnerability mitigation activities
  • Support the Cyberspace focused boards, bureaus, centers, cells, and working groups
  • Facilitate the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) process
  • Prepare and provide weekly cybersecurity vulnerability scans and trend analysis
  • Support and work action items for the cyberspace resiliency working group
  • Track, compile, assess, and report all vulnerabilities, unauthorized activities, and incidents that occur on any network or system to and within all routine briefings.
  • Coordinate with the Cybersecurity office on the results of vulnerability scans and assessments to mitigate the risks and track the issues throughout the lifecycle of security vulnerability.

Basic Qualifications

- Must meet DoD 8570.1-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, IA certification standards.

- Active DoD Secret clearance.

- Requires BS degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. Related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

- Requires an active DOD Security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

- 5+ years of experience in IA/Cybersecurity.

- Preference to candidates with security certificates such as CISSP, CISM, GSLC, or CASP.

- Experience in performing risk assessment, IT audits, security planning, systems accreditation and policy development.

- Experience complying with USG, DoD, and DA regulations and preparing for responding to information security audits and questionnaires.

- Understanding of related information technology (e.g. firewalls, VPN, virtualization, DLP, etc) and physical security assets. .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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