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Job #: R-00019422-OTHLOC-PL-2D2582
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

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Job Requisition:

Information Assurance Engineer

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer who is a Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) expert in Ft. Belvoir, VA. 

This person will be a member of the Agency Independent Verification and Validation team providing support to DTRA.The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) enables the Department of Defense, the United States Government and International Partners to counter and deter Weapons of Mass Destruction and Improvised Threat Networks.


•Running ACAS scans, SCAP scans and manually going through STIG checklists.
•Very strong technical experience on Microsoft.
•Helping with the preparation of the Security Assessment Plan.
•Expert with a complete security control validation and assessment of a system or network to address known threats and vulnerabilities. 
•The evaluator 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.
•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.
•Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment.
•Experience with writing SSPs.


•Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
•Final Top Secret Clearance.
•DoD 8570 IAM III (CISSP, CISM, GSLC) required.

•Ability to obtain TS/SCI

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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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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