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Job #: R-00010235
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

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...We strive to make the complex clear

The Information Assurance Program Manager shall ensure compliance with security and privacy laws, regulations, guidance, and direction, including the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA); National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance; Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS); applicable Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memoranda; and United States Antarctic Program (USAP) policies and instructions.

Responsibilities include:
  • Collaboration with organizational leaders to advance the strategic vision, make recommendations that support the development of cost-effective information technology security improvements, and oversees the design, testing, and implementation of secure solutions.
  • Manage/maintain the Information Security Program budget and championing the development/ purchase of cost effective improvements.
  • Directs System Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) planning and testing activities to include FISMA audits
  • Oversees the completion and quality of contract deliverables and reporting to regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for developing annual work plans for the Information Security team.
  • Creates security awareness among the organization staff and program stake holders
  • Develops and maintains an information security risk mitigation plan, including leading the security incident response team in prevention, investigation, mitigation and reporting activities as well as proposing solutions to anticipate prevent or mitigate future incidents.
  • Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats, advising relevant stakeholders, and coordinating with external agencies, and other advisory bodies, to ensure that the organization maintains a strong security posture.
  • Directs involvement in a wide range of security issues including privacy, enterprise architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Responsible for InfoSec recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years prior relevant experience; additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Candidate must possess a solid background in developing Security Assessment and Authorization packages to include: System Security Plans, Plan of Action & Milestones, Security Assessment Reports and Acceptance of Residual Risk documents in accordance with FISMA requirements and NIST Risk
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible IT operational/project management experience is required. At least five years of experience must be in information security. Must demonstrate above average written and verbal communications skills


Deployment to Antarctica may be required in this position at discretion of management. If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. US citizenship or permanent residence is required.

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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