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Job #: R-00007954
Location: Orlando, FL
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a software/hardware test lab Security Specialist supporting US Air Force and US Navy Mission Planning systems development in Orlando, FL. The position requires US citizenship, ability to acquire CISSP or equivalent certification and a DoD security clearance.

In this role, you will support the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) in developing, implementing and evaluating a Special Access Program (SAP) security program in accordance with applicable government policies and procedures, e.g. Risk Management Framework (RMF) and JSIG.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Developing and maintaining information system security plans and related security documentation
  • Report issues that impact systems (i.e., loss of power, network) and coordinate restoration efforts
  • Serve as a program point of contact for events impacting the facility and/or program (i.e., hurricanes, tornados, civil unrest, etc.)
  • Support inventories of classified material
  • Ensure compliance of sanitization/destruction electronic/optical media and printed materials
  • Ensure applicable documentation is maintained for accountable material
  • Ensuring the appropriate handling and transmission of classified material
  • Ensuring compliance with information systems security policies and procedures
  • Delivering security education, periodic reminder messaging, and onboarding awareness briefings
  • Conducting periodic self-inspections and government compliance inspections
  • Creating and routing of appointment and approval letters for roles and equipment
  • Document management of plans, handbooks, and work instructions
  • Ensure appropriate visitor escort


Basic Qualifications:
  • BA degree and 8 - 12 years of relevant experience including a minimum of four (4) years of experience directly related to security support for Industry/DoD, SAP, or SCI programs
  • Familiarity with NIST 800.53, CNSSI 1253 and related RMF domain knowledge
  • Must be able complete a post-hire SAP briefing to perform in this position
  • Possess minimum current DoD 8570 IAM Level I certification (e.g.: Security+ CE) at time of hire and ability to obtain IAM Level I/II certification within six (6) months of hiring, e.g.: CISSP (see https://iase.disa.mil/iawip/Pages/iabaseline.aspx)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with multiple contractors, government agencies and other mission planning stakeholders
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree (computer science, engineering or related technical discipline preferred)
  • Knowledge of DoD 5205.07, Volumes 1-4, SAP Security Manual
  • Familiarization with SIMS security management application
  • Prior ISSO experience
  • System Administration experience in closed lab environments


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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