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Job #: R-00018038
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Description

Job Requisition:

Independent Verification & Validation Analyst

Job Description:

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services is a US Government program responsible to monitor, detect, analyze, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the DHS Enterprise.  The DHS SOC has primary responsibility for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents detected at the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) and Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) and is responsible for directing and coordinating detection and response activities performed by each Component SOC. Direction and coordination are achieved through a new shared DHS incident tracking system and other means of coordination and communication.

The DHS ESOC Support Service Program has a critical need for an Independent Verification and Validation analyst. This is a full time, fully funded position based in Washington, DC.   

The DHS ESOC is responsible for IV&V testing over Component V&V of remediated IT controls. This includes: reviewing and performing analysis of Component V&V, communicating results to the Component, tracking V&V packages, to include OCISO and OCFO signatures indicating completion, and providing updates to be included in audit reports.


This is a significant growth area for us and our customer over the next several years and so this role is extremely strategic. This position is located at L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, DC.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 4 to 6 years of professional experience or Masters’ degree and 2 to 4 years of professional experience.

Must have an active Secret Clearance with the ability to get TS/SCI.  In addition to specific security clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program. Previous DHS experience will be considered.

  • 4 to 5 years of experience in Independent Verification and Validation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous IT testing and/or QA testing will be considered.
  • DHS Security and/or Audit experience will be considered as well.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Cyber Security

1000

Civil

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 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.

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