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Job #: R-00020445
Location: Abingdon, MD
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented, mid-level Cybersecurity Analyst in Abingdon, MD to support a critical modernization effort of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Command Control Communications - Tactical (C3T) and Project Manager Mission Command.


The AFATDS is a multi-service, automated command, coordination, communication, and computing system that provides automated fire support and coordination to all echelons, from firing unit through theater level, at Army, Marine Corps, Naval Firing Platforms, Navy Command and Amphibious Assault Ships, Air Force Operations Centers, and Joint Command and Control Centers. AFATDS enables the automatic application of the Force Commander’s guidance in the Fires Warfighting Function to plan, execute, and deliver effects at all levels of command within the current and future force. AFATDS can automatically tailor the selection of fire support assets (field artillery, mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, and offensive electronic warfare assets) based on the Commander’s guidance, thereby enabling maximum effective use of all available fire support assets across the full spectrum of conflict.


This effort is to meet the government’s objective to modernize the underlying AFATDS architecture, redesign the AFATDS front-end to a fully web- and role-based user interface, integrate common services made available through the Army’s Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.

Primary Responsibilities

  • This position is for a risk management focused cybersecurity engineer
  • Review software requirements to identify security and safety critical software functions
  • Design and test application and system-level insider threat mitigations
  • Design positive and negative test scenarios to confirm functionality of safety and security critical software mitigations
  • Perform module and unit testing of cyber security features, including manipulation of data for analysis of security requirements
  • Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for secure design, secure development and security testing, including assisting with cyber security subsystem requirements decomposition

Basic Qualifications

  • 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 or
  • Candidate must possess advanced cybersecurity management certificate such as CISSP, CISM, GISP, CASP or equivalent certification
  • Experience with all phases of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience with writing, reviewing and testing software requirements.
  • Experience evaluating, scoring, and documenting security compliance of RMF controls, DISA CCIs, and STIG vulnerability IDs
  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
  • US Citizenship is required

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with RMF in a software development environment is strongly preferred
  • Experience with software or system vulnerability analysis reports (HP Fortify, BurpSuite Pro, Metasploit Pro, OpenVAS, ACAS, or SCAP).
  • Experience with Static code / dynamic code analysis.
  • Experience in penetration, web app or security scanning testing
  • Experience deploying and maintaining security tools (Security Information and Event Management, Vulnerability Scanning, Electronic Policy Orchestrator, etc.)
  • Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies
  • Experience with standards 800-171, 800-53, and 882E.
  • Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE), VMF messaging or other PMO systems
  • Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Info Security

Leidos

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.

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