The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an IT COOP/Disaster Recovery Specialist at Ft. Meade, MD.
DISA requires support from an analyst that specializes in system contingency planning, continuity of operations (COOP) and Disaster Recovery as well as networking and engineering.
•Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of a DISA-wide Continuity Program.
•Assist in the development of COOP guidance and plans in accordance with established DoD policies, Federal Directives and NIST guidance.
•Develop standard operating procedures.
•Support client's organizations in the development and evaluations of Information System Contingency Plans (ISCPs) and Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs).
•Support the development and revisions of Client’s training program including recovery plans and training materials.
•Ability to conduct training, for selected contingency planning modules, to groups of 20+.
•Support Client’s exercise development, execution, and after-actions documents; Continuity team and site guidance.
•Bachelor's degree and 12+years of prior relevant experience in networking & engineering; additional years of experience may be substituted for degree.
•Experience with continuity of operations (COOP) processes.
•Strong familiarity with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Contingency Planning controls (NIST 800-34 and NIST 800-53).
•Experience with backup and disaster recovery of information systems in support of COOP.
•Knowledge of Linux, windows, virtualized and cloud computing concepts.
•Strong oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills.
•Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance.
•Experience with DISA.
•Understanding of cloud system migrations.
•Familiarity with firewall and load balancing concepts.
•Experience conducting training.
•Experience with Disaster Recovery processes and testing of DR plans and procedures.
•Understanding of FISMA and DoDI 8500.01 system security requirements.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Information Assurance
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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