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Job #: R-00008133
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking for a Cyber Security Project Manager to lead system security, certification and accreditation, and continuous monitoring efforts for identified mission-critical systems. The Cyber Security Project Manager is the single point of contact for all system accreditation efforts and leads a team which is responsible for ensuring periodic system patches are applied and functional, update necessary accreditation documentation as required, and continuously monitor and maintain the security posture of the assigned systems. This includes coordination with Configuration Management to maintain system baseline documentation, ATO renewals, and managing associated security risks. The Cyber Security Manager will be responsible for coordinating cyber security activities associated with both maintaining current ATO's as well renewal of ATO's to include eMASS updates or registration, self-assessments, SCA-V Assessments, ACAS scans, submittal of ATO packages. The Cyber Security Manager will oversee NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) task and coordinate with subcontractors to ensure security compliance.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Create, status and maintain ATO Schedules for mission critical systems
  • Report status of Schedules to include cost, time and performance issues to both Leidos leadership and USG customer as required
  • Identify and track risks, responses and mitigation strategies to minimize impacts to cost, schedule and performance as well as mission operations
  • Coordinate with Cyber Security SME's, and site level O&M team to ensure system STIG/GPO compliance
  • Assist with other Cyber Security / IA activities as directed by supervisor and/or Program Manager
  • Work with appointed ISSO, ISSM and/or SCA to remediate and mitigating findings
  • Track System Security Plans and RMF artifacts to satisfy certification and accreditation requirements under RMF. Utilize resources to create, update and review Plan of Action and Milestones(POA&M) documentation for accreditation review and to maintain I/ATO status
  • Work with all team members to resolve issues and perform tasks in parallel
  • Provide recommendations for process improvement and seek opportunities for innovation
  • Create plans and processes required to meet all performance, schedule, quality, cost and security requirements
  • Effectively manage and integrate efforts of subcontractors, assuring flow down of information and full filling roles and responsibilities IAW their respective scope of work (SOW)


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of prior relevant experience, or a Masters with three (3) years; four (4) additional years of prior relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Previous experience working with Risk Management Framework, NIST Publications, as well as Army Regulations (AR)
  • Must possess basic knowledge and understanding of Audit Tools to include S-CAP, NESSUS, WASP and/or Gold Disk
  • Must have a basic understanding of the following areas: networking, systems engineering, and Windows OS platforms
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including experience in presenting material to senior leadership and government customer representatives


Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Experience managing RMF ATO's and Accreditation Packages
  • Basic familiarization and understanding of eMASS system and associated processes


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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