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Job #: R-00033598
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Information Security Officer (ISO) who will be responsible for leading and performing the activities necessary to maintain security and establish functioning external barriers, define/create/maintain the documentation for certification and accreditation of research and development labs and Program of Record systems in accordance with government requirements. The ISO will assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances. Additionally, the ISO will review systems in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes and document upgrades.

Job responsibilities will include:

Developing Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity strategies.

Developing Information Assurance/Cybersecurity plans for the new networks and labs connected a Air Force network.

Developing Information Assurance/Cybersecurity plans for Air Force Programs of Record (PORs)

Defining connectivity and interface requirements.

Applying DoD IA and Information Security (IS) policies and standards.

Assessing system/software risk and vulnerability.

Supporting IA/Cybersecurity integration.

Preparing IA/Cybersecurity support documentation.

Developing RMF packages for the certification and accreditation of both new and existing networks/labs/Programs of Record.

Monitoring the security posture of assigned networks/programs and develop remediation and mitigation plans and tasking to address vulnerabilities.

Attend systems meetings and IPTs to support the PM for all Cyber Security matters throughout the lifecycle of the system from inception to disposal.

Position Qualification Requirements:

Education, Certification, Clearance and Years of Experience:

Must have a BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field. Candidates who do not meet the degree requirement but have 4 additional years of Cybersecurity experience may be considered.

Must have Security+ CE or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

Must have a Secret level or higher clearance.

At least 8 years of IA/Cybersecurity experience, including demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job responsibilities listed above.


Must have demonstrated experience applying DoD IA and Information Security (IS) policies and standards.

Must be fully knowledgeable with Department of Defense IA/Cybersecurity Directives.

Must have experience identifying and applying the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) on Department of Defense systems.

Must have experience with Retina or ACAS scanning tools.

Must have direct experience writing RMF Packages.

Must have experience with the eMASS certification and accreditation database.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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Job Family:

Info 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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