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Job #: R-00027741
Location: Hampton, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The applicant will be responsible for assisting active duty Air Force Squadron personnel protect the organizational information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording and destruction. The applicant will serve as the principle advisor ensuring appropriate operational security posture for organizational mission and business systems.  Individual will guide and advise on all matters involving the Risk Management Framework (RMF), Assessment and Authorizations (A&A) and day-to-day security of mission and business systems. 

Duties include managing and documenting A&A projects using Xacta IA Manager and Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) A&A workflow platforms. The applicant will advise, conduct and document risk assessments, development of System Security Plans (SSP), Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and security policies and procedures and advise and guide customers in the implementation of security controls, doctrine and policies.  The applicant will participate in system discovery meetings to categorize systems; implement information assurance (IA) and security standards and procedures to identify, report and resolve security violations; establish and satisfy IA and security requirements based upon user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands; and integrate and implement computer system security solutions.  The applicant will also analyze general IA related technical problems and support resolving these problems. Applicants will possess technical experience and working knowledge of IA with an understanding of A&A processes and methodologies and technical writing experience required to effectively create IT related compliance documents demonstrating program compliance.  Applicants must possess an excellent understanding of IT security concepts with an emphasis on information security and risk assessment.  The applicant must possess excellent communication skills; be capable of working independently or collaborating with internal / external stakeholders to resolve issues and implement solutions; and capable of multi-tasking with exceptional attention to detail.


BS in Computer Science, or other comparable technical degree from an accredited college/university and at least 3 years of C & A experience in an Information Assurance or Cyber Security environment is required.  An educational degree waiver may be obtained with additional years of technical expertise in national level intelligence, tactical and/or strategic communications or Command and Control applications and architectures.   Must possess a current TS/SCI clearance eligibility and DOD 8570.01-M CISSP certifications prior to assignment

Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8-12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience. Requires 7+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Information Assurance


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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