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Job #: R-00043849
Location: Lackland Afb, TX
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opportunity for a Security Engineer at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX. Candidates must already possess a current TS/SCI security clearance.

The Security Engineer for this effort is responsible for: 1) Providing technical direction for Air Force customers migrating to Commercial Cloud Services (C2S); 2) playing a key role in integrating all cloud solutions and strategies into the Risk Management Framework and overall business practices; 3) possessing the technical understanding to provide expert guidance about AWS, IC ITE GovCloud, IC ITE C2S, and other federal government community or emerging cloud frameworks; 4) Communicate with Air Force Commercial Cloud Services (AFC2S) team members, delegated authorizing officials and other government security representatives; 5) adherence to all aspects of the Information Assurance (IA) program; 6) preparation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures throughout the entire systems development life cycle. 


- Current / Active TS/SCI security clearance

- Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), or (IAT-II or above)

- 10+ years of relevant experience.

- Bachelor's degree (or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree)

- Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)

- Experience with documenting/assessing security controls

- Experience with authorizing networks such as SIPRNET/JWICS

- Experience with managing Host Based Security Systems (HBSS)

- Working knowledge of XACTA

- Understanding of NIST 800-53, Committee on National Security Systems Instructions (CNSSI) 1253 and the Risk Management Framework

- Familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

- Team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment

- Excellent time management skills; keeps commitments

Desired Qualifications:

- AWS Solutions Architect or AWS Security certification (Preferred)

- Special Access Program (SAP) experience

- Experience with various AWS Security Platforms such as Infrastructure Security, Data Encryption, Monitoring & Logging, Penetration Testing, Identity and Access Control

- Excellent briefing and writing skills

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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