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Job #: R-00021337
Location: Kevil, KY
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: DOE Q
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”

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Leidos has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Security Quality Analyst to become a member of the Cyber Security Team at our Kevil, KY office.

Under general supervision, The Security Quality Analyst performs software quality assurance support for the Cyber Security team specifically in the area of Software Quality Assurance (SQA). Typical job duties are routine and require use of standard techniques and procedures.

The position requires expertise in implementing Software Quality Assurance in accordance with the following requirements or standards:

  • Department of Energy (DOE) Order 414.1 D Quality Assurance
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers NQA-1 2008 with 2009 Addenda Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications
  • ISO 9001:2015, Quality Management Systems - Requirements
  • DOE Office of Environmental Management Quality Assurance Program EM-QA-001
  • DOE Guide 414.1-4, Safety Software Guide
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance.


  • Serves as a member of the cyber security team responsible for the protected boundaries at the site
  • Responsible for planning and preparation of SQA documents and procedures, and assisting all levels of division or project personnel in software quality and security related matters
  • Perform oversight of the SQA program and support implementation of SQA requirements
  • Support software owners in grading SQA requirements based on risk, safety, facility life-cycle, and complexity
  • Has knowledge regarding development and maintenance of SQA associated system application(s) and support tools.
  • Remains conversant with industry’s computer security technology and researches the latest information technology security trends
  • Develop, evaluate, review, or update training for personnel who use software and apply SQA requirements to software life-cycle phases
  • Knowledge is based upon a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, principles, standard practices, techniques and methods applicable to both software security and quality assurance efforts
  • May perform surveillance and inspections in accordance to the applicable site or department procedure.
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
  • Functions effectively in a team environment
  • Meets task and project deadlines under stressful situations
  • Other technical, cyber and general administrative duties as assigned

Required Education and Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or associated field preferred, with 3 years related experience; or
  • Minimum of an AA/AS degree in Computer Science or associated field with 5 years related experience. Typical experience ranges from 5-8 years.
  • Must have a strong software development background and sound understanding of software engineering principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Visual Studio, SQL Server, and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Experienced with Microsoft SharePoint preferred
  • Well-developed interpersonal/communication skills
  • Knowledge of Windows systems
  • Strongly proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications and Adobe Acrobat
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of information classifications types a plus. (e.g., OUO, PII, ECI, FOIA, and, HIPAA)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance at Q level

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Cyber Security

About 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

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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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