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Job #: R-00028709
Location: Suitland, MD
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: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

We're looking for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) wanting to join a tight knit information system team who appreciates your contributions and efforts! Bring your desire to learn and work with a team interested in growing your skills!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the System Owner in establishing and implementing security policies, procedures and practices in compliance with Authorizing Officials requirements and current DoD/IC/SAPCO regulations.
  • Develop and update system documentation for information system authorization, security management and continuous monitoring.
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and dispositioned in accordance with internal security policies and procedures outlined in the System Security documentation
  • Conduct scheduled security audit log reviews, and report any suspicious activities.
  • Conduct ongoing security reviews and tests of systems to periodically verify that security features and controls are functional and effective.
  • Ensure all information system security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Ensure that system recovery and restoration processes are monitored to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored.
  • Support evaluation of proposed changes or additions to the IS (including hardware, software, or connectivity) to advise the ISSM of their security relevance.
  • Ensure that all active user IDs are revalidated at least annually.

The qualified candidate shall have excellent customer service skills and the ability to work independently, prioritize, schedule, and complete multiple tasks along with extensive knowledge and experience in specialized area of expertise to include Department of Defense (DOD), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Access Programs (SAP) clients. At Leidos, we strive to provide engaging careers, a collaborative culture and work to improve the lives of our employees to develop a thriving workplace.

Qualifications (Education & Experience)

  • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance or eligibility.
  • BS degree in Information Security, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of directly related experience as an ISSO or other IA Professional
  • Possess a DoD 8570.01 compliant certification for IAM Level I, e.g. Security + w/CE, or the ability to obtain either within 6 months of employment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide) RMF (Risk Management Framework), ICD 503, NISPOM Chapter 8, and NIST 800-53 security controls.
  • Experience conducting security audits of information systems.
  • Training or experience with Windows based Information Systems standards.
  • Vulnerability assessment and analysis experience utilizing SCAP, ACAS/NESSUS and DISA STIGs implementation across multiple platforms (Windows Servers and Clients, Network Devices, Storage System Devices, etc.).

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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