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Job #: R-00024829
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos' Corporate Information Security Group has an immediate opening for a Cybersecurity Risk Management Executive in Reston - VA. In this role, you will lead our Cybersecurity Risk team whose functions include: disaster recovery, compliance, policy/procedures and governance, risk assessments, enterprise risk management, and cyber education for the enterprise. You will be responsible for communications with parties within and outside the organization, assist others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches as it relates to managing cybersecurity risk for the corporation.


  • Follow industry risk management best practices, methodologies, and frameworks to assist with the evolution of a risk management organization and office.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative risk assessments and help to analyze risk tools, processes, lexicons, and other resources to enable decision making and aid in risk mitigation.
  • Guide the development of a risk framework and risk matrix to assist with assessing the organization’s risk appetite and performance.
  • Develop or evaluate measures and metrics to inform risk processes, policies, and standards.
  • Develop papers, presentations, and decision briefs for stakeholders, including senior leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 15+ years of relevant experience in Information Technology
  • Prior experience should include Cybersecurity, risk management, program or project management in a large enterprise setting
  • Experience with facilitating group discussions to achieve intended outcomes or results
  • Experience with strategy design and implementation of enterprise programs and governance model
  • Knowledge of enterprise risk management guidance, tools, and standards including NIST CSF, RMF, COSO, ISO 31000 and 27001, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, and AIA NAS 9933/CIS
  • Ability to explain new or difficult concepts
  • Ability to be a self–starter and solve problems
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance


  • Experience with performing quantitative and qualitative risk assessments, including analysis of alternatives
  • Experience with enterprise risk metrics
  • Experience with change management 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Job Family:

Cyber 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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