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Job #: R-00013255
Location: Fairmont, WV
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: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Cybersecurity Manager in Fairmount, WV. The successful candidate will be driven and experienced in managing large IT programs.

The position will be focused on overseeing security engineering designs and implementation in all aspects of Information Assurance and Information Security (lnfoSec) Engineering. In addition, manages the Cyber Security Operations for the program by understanding the ACAS scanning, HBSS policies and IAVMs/STIGS. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle; validates system security requirements definition and analysis; verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities and supports secure systems operations and maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities:

Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between program management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports.
  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers. line managers, clients and other stakeholders
  • Will represent Leidos to the customer and be the primary interface of Cyber Security.
  • Understands enterprise information assurance and security standards.
  • Manages a team of individuals responsible for the security standards and procedures.
  • Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/ security solutions to support customers
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.
  • Ensures that solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Ability to be flexible and to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work after normal work hours based on demand


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS with 12-15 years of experience in Cyber Security. Additional years of experience is lieu of a degree.
  • Currently possess an active TS clearance
  • Minimum of 5 years managing a team of cyber security individuals
  • 1O+ years of experience in information security fundamentals/principles
  • Expert knowledge with NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) security control requirements
  • Experience/background a client facing role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Initiate, track. report, and deliver Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation, artifacts, and packages for operational systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines
  • Proficient background in Microsoft Office Product Suites: Excel. Word, PowerPoint, Project. Visio


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of Army Cyber Security policies.
  • CISSP certification
  • Domain expertise in Mission IT, Software Development, Fielding & Training, and/or Biometrics


External Referral Eligible

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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