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Job #: R-00013847
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos is seeking a Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) expert to lead various IT security risk management tasks and policy oversight in a high-paced, dynamic environment for a high visibility Information System at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) at Ft. Belvoir, VA (near Springfield, VA).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Running ACAS scans, SCAP scans and manually going through STIG checklists.
  • Very strong technical experience on Microsoft.
  • Expert with a complete security control validation and assessment of a system or network to address known threats and vulnerabilities. The evaluation must consider and identify impacts as well as consideration of existing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Developing Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on the assessment results.
  • Ensure traceability of all vulnerabilities from raw assessment results to the POA&M.
  • Conducting required vulnerability analysis to support mitigation and residual risk determination.
  • Assisting with eMASS data entry requirements.
  • Supporting the continuous monitoring program as necessary when Information System Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) results will be used to support continuing authorization requirements or ongoing authorizations.


Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • 10 + years of IT related work experience required.
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level III compliant certification required (CISSP preferred).
  • Expert with RMF accreditation packages.
  • Experience in all steps of the RMF process.
  • Expert in evaluating security controls and compliance on a variety of hardware and software systems.
  • Expert with eMASS.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Experience with assessing ACAS scans and importing into eMASS.
  • Demonstrated a strong work ethic and ability and willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Experience with writing Security Plans.
  • Top-Secret required, Final TS-SCI preferred.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Reading and interpreting network and dataflow diagrams.
  • Experience with PPSM requirements.


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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