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Job #: R-00028101
Location: Windsor Mill, MD
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is currently seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to support a large healthcare contract in Baltimore, MD

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of information system security requirements, functionality, and the effectiveness of security solutions against present and projected threats.
  • Implement solutions by planning, training, and installing/configuring information systems while ensuring compliance under Configuration Management process.
  • Perform manual assessments in accordance with the latest NIST parameters, with limited assistance, on multiple Operating Systems including but not limited to LINUX and Microsoft, and various network components.
  • Interpret security controls accurately with regard to system security posture, policy updates and configuration for information systems with regard to security and event logs.
  • Draft system security plans and other artifacts to satisfy certification and accreditation requirements under Risk Management Framework. Create, update and review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) documentation for accreditation review and to maintain ATO status.
  • Ensuring systems are operated, maintained and disposed of in accordance with applicable federal and local security policies and procedures.
  • Conduct investigations of security incidents as well as providing protective and corrective measures in efforts to reduce incidents and risk.
  • Work with appointed IASO, SCA and other accrediting team members to remediate and mitigate findings.
  • Work with all team members to resolve issues and perform tasks in parallel.
  • Report to the supervisor periodically on team and individual work accomplishments, problems, progress in mastering tasks and work processes, and individual and team training needs.
  • Previous experience working with Risk Management Framework and NIST Publications.
  • Must possess a relevant cyber security accreditation or cyber security degree.
  • Must have working technical skills in a variety of the following areas; networking, system engineering, CISCO, Windows OS platforms, Linux, database design/admin.

Basic Qualifications:  BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. Relevant cyber security accreditation or cyber security degree.

Required Skills: Familiarity with the NIST 800 catalogue of Special Publications and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), knowledge of monitoring tools such as Appscan, OpenVAS, Nessus, Graylog2 and/or Nipper. Knowledgeable in identifying and addressing cyber threats, vulnerabilities, security risks, security controls, cyber-attack stages and incident response handling.

Desired skills: Knowledge of computer networking concepts, protocols, and security techniques.  Knowledge of Incident Response handling. Knowledge of how traffic flows across networks.  Knowledgeable on upcoming technologies.  Able to read and interpret logs, IDS signatures and reports from network tools and analyze trends.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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