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Job #: R-00049608
Location: Lackland Afb, TX
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Security Engineer at Lackland AFB. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission. Candidates must have current/active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance.

Job Summary:

The Security Engineer in this effort is responsible for providing technical direction for Air Force customers migrating to Commercial Cloud Services (C2S). Play a key role in integrating all cloud solutions and strategies into the Risk Management Framework and overall business practices. Possess clear technical understanding of cloud agnostic framework and architectures, to provide expert guidance for cloud migrations and service providers. Clearly communicate with Air Force Commercial Cloud Services (AFC2S) members and teams, delegated authorizing officials and other government security representatives. Adherence to all aspects of the Information Assurance (IA) program, Preparation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents, procedures and policies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance
  • 8-12 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, IT Security Management, Computer Science or related Information Technology field OR (experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)
  • DoD 8570 IAT-II or above
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Functional integration and implementation of security concepts within government networks
  • Experience in cloud environments for one or more of the following: AWS, Google, MS Azure, IBM, Oracle, IC ITE GovCloud, C2S or government and intel community cloud frameworks
  • Experience with authorization and accreditation on government or classified networks
  • Working knowledge of XACTA or eMASS
  • Understanding of NIST 800-53r4 and Committee on National Security Systems Instructions (CNSSI) 1253
  • 1-2 years of Systems administration experience in either Microsoft or Linux environments
  • Knowledge of device hardening concepts and implementation with relation to ACAS and STIG processes

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), or IAM-III equivalent
  • 1-2 years Cloud Solutions Architecture
  • Commercial Cloud Services Provider certifications (preferred)
  • Special Access Program (SAP) experience
  • Knowledge of with various security concepts: enterprise cloud architecture, infrastructure security and compliance, data encryption, continuous monitoring, vulnerability assessment, security control validation, etc.

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Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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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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