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Job #: R-00041637-OTHLOC-0370
Location: Stennis Space Center, MS
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Security Manager to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Data Center and Cloud Optimization (DCCO).  DCCO will utilize information technology services to operate colocation sites and provide cloud services as part of the Hybrid Computing Environment (HCE).  A talented Leidos team will be providing Enterprise IT Services to DHS Headquarters with services that include: Service Desk, end-user support, operations and maintenance of infrastructure systems, private and public cloud services, providing near real-time enterprise situational awareness, and supporting the evolution of the DHS Data Center. 

The Security Manager is responsible for determining enterprise information security standards across the DHS DCCO Enterprise supporting data center infrastructure and multiple cloud solutions (i.e., private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud). The Security Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of IT Security Policies, Standards and Procedures across the Data Center and components information and IT assets.  This includes maintaining confidentiality, integrity and availability of all IT assets and data.

The successful candidate will report directly to a Program Manager in executing a large-scale, several billion dollar effort, enterprise contract.  Additionally, the Security Manager shall act as the Contractor’s Corporate Cybersecurity Officer for the DCCO Program. The SM shall interface with COR who will interface with DHS officials on all cybersecurity matters, to include physical, personnel, and protection of all sensitive documents/material handled. 

Primary Responsibilities

The successful Security Manager shall: 

  • Design and oversee the logical and physical Security Management infrastructure, not inclusive of physical facilities
  • Develop and maintain documented IT Security Policies, Processes and Standards
  • Ensure IT Security functions are carried out in compliance with corporate security guidelines and objectives
  • Provide guidance and assistance to new IT initiatives and projects to ensure appropriate levels of security are included with new solutions
  • Ensure IT Security functions are carried out in compliance with legal and statutory obligations
  • Design and oversee development of Security Management infrastructure
  • Liaison with clients on security requirements and Incident Response
  • Review OLAs, SLAs to ensure compliance with Security Management goals and objectives

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration Science, Mathematics or Engineering and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience
  • 10+ Years of IT Experience, 8 of which are in Cybersecurity Management.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • In lieu of CISSP and CCSP, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) and Cloud Security Automation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Experience with Data Center facilities design and physical security
  • Experience with Data Center management systems, applications, and data security
  • Experience with cloud-based Data Center offerings such as IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
  • Understanding of private and hybrid cloud architectures and technologies
  • Prior DHS or DHS Component experience.
  • Prior DHS Data Center or OneNet experience

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Business Systems Analysis


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

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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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