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Job #: R-00017717
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) polygraph required

Job Description:

Are you ready to make a major improvement to your Information Security career?  Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world?  Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead!  You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities.  You will enjoy great benefits, flexible schedules and the opportunity to grow your career.

If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading on!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) at our customer site in Annapolis Junction, MD.
Program Summary
This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.    
Position Responsibilities
Providing "cradle-to-grave" support for mission information systems, including discovery, SSP preparation, C&A, security sustainment, and system "sunsetting".
Preparing and maintaining information security certification and accreditation documentation, including Systems Security Plans. 
Entering and maintaining SSPs in XACTA.
Performing Certification/Accreditation.                                            
Working with organizational stakeholders, other team members, and TS3 Accreditors.

Basic Qualifications   
Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
Bachelors or Masters Degree in related field of study

Active IAM Level I or II certification
Ten (10) or more years related experience
Minimum of 5 years of information system security experience. 
Minimum of 4 years' experience with the DCID 6-3 Policy and practices. 
Minimum of 4 years' experience preparing and maintaining information security certification and accreditation documentation, including Systems Security Plans. 
Minimum of 1 year experience with XACTA.
Knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
Knowledge of NIST 800-37, 800-53, and CNSSI-1253. 
The following is desirable:
      -Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP), or
      -GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), or
      -GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC), or 
- Substantial experience with all elements of NISCAP
- Strong working relationship with TS3 accreditors


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Info Security



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 33,000 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

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