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Job #: R-00036816-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense group is seeking an Information Assurance Policy and Compliance Lead. The candidate will lead a diverse team in the following areas of Cybersecurity – IA and A&A (formerly C&A). They will need strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop and implement effective action plans. And also have proven ability to lead and motivate high performance teams.  The candidate should have a broad range of IT experience, with a very strong DoD background in IA, A&A (formerly C&A), CND and threat. The ideal candidate will be customer focused with superb communication and interpersonal skills.

LOCATIONS: This position will report as an on site worker to one of the following locations and may offer periodic telework - Vicksburg, MS; Hillsboro, OR; Hanover, NH; Pittsburgh, PA; Tulsa, OK; Champaign, IL; Atlanta, GA; Seattle, WA; Fort Worth, TX; Washington, DC

CLEARANCE: Must hold minimum current U.S. DOD Secret and be eligible to obtain Top Secret.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Lead the SCMS (security Configuration and Management Services) tower
•    Supervise the ACAS team as well as conduct scans and provide analysis
•    Support the A&A efforts; understand DOD RMF
•    Provide SME guidance on eMASS
•    Supervise the PPSM and POAM processes
•    Oversee and provide guidance to the Vulnerability Management Group
•    SLR and metrics reporting

Basic Qualifications
•    BS degree and 12 – 14 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less 8 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
•    Experience leading teams
•    Must hold current DoD 8570 IAT III
•    Windows, Unix and Network experience
•    Understanding of A&A and RMF
•    Understanding of IAVMs, DOD STIGs and POAMs
•    ACAS and eMASS
•    Prior ISSO/ISSM experience
•    Must be a US Citizen.
•    Must hold a Secret clearance and be eligible for Top Secret

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.
  • Experience with DISA STIGs
  • Experience in Windows/Linux security configurations.
  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods.
  • Experience with ForeScout Network Access Control.
  • Experience with McAfee Application Control.
  • Experience with Powershell or scripting


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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