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Job #: R-00041554
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense group of Leidos has an opening for an ACAS Administrator to be located in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The ACAS Administrator II will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, problem and change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. Cyber Security Analysts provide support to implement Leidos IonIA for cyber threat mitigation and Proven Analytic-Centric Kill Chain Implementation and Transformation (PACKIT) to obtain steps that an adversary must go through to achieve their goal.

This position will report directly to the Security Lead, with regular interaction with the Cyber Security Manager and government POCs. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the development and fielding efforts including testing/installation  of operating systems and application lock-down associated with the ACAS architecture.
  • Apply current cyber and Risk Management Framework (RMF) protocols to complex server, network and interconnected systems to resolve and satisfy the conditions necessary to achieve an Authority to Operate.
  • Familiarity with multiple systems and function interchangeably within a team of engineers and support a cross functional approach to resolving the myriad of issues confronting applications and systems operating within a highly complex and interconnected networked environment.
  • Experience with the application of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to operating Systems, Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) monitoring and application, system vulnerability scanning and mitigation of findings, and remediation of findings.
  • Design, develop, and implement solutions that meet network and system security requirements and perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems, networks and applications in conjunction with the tasking being simultaneously performed by the other.
  • Cyber professionals, network staff, other corporate teammates and resident Government staff.
  • Define solutions, communicate it to the stakeholders, convince them it is adequate, and then implement it within the context of a larger effort.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAM II certification  or equivalent.
  • Current Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI. 
  • Supports Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and associated IA processes, procedures, and activities with capability and expertise to implement DoDD 8530.1, DoDD 8500.2, DoDI 8510.1, DoDI 8510.01 and other applicable NIST and CNSS IA directives, instructions, guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in related field.
  • DoD 8570 IAM III Certification.
  • CISSP Certification.
  • Experience recommending additional security requirements and safeguards.
  • Experience supporting the formal Cybersecurity/IA testing required by government accrediting authorities, and preparing System Security Plans.
  • Experience in Federal Information System Management Act (FISMA) reporting, DoD Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR) and other information assurance assurance-related compliance reporting.
  • Familiarity with NORAD/USNORTHCOM systems.
  • Experience in development of end user operating manuals and documentation.
  • Familiarity with Virtualization, particularly VMware/Vsphere.
     

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

  

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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