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Job #: R-00041816
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening in its Defense Group for a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) supporting the Maremma contract at Fort Meade, MD. The ISSO provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. In this position you would provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware

  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation

  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades

  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program

  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave

  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies

  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation

  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware

  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system

  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance

  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)

  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies

  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview

  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program

  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control

Basic Qualifications

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

  • Minimum (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.

  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II or higher is required. 

  • TS/SCI w/ polygraph clearance


 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Standard Plus On Call

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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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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