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Job #: R-00049949
Location: Lorton, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Come and join the Leidos SENS3 Vulnerability Assessment Management (VAM) team in Lorton VA. Participate in the vulnerability assessment of new and refreshed DHS sites and capabilities leading up to an Authority to Connect (ATC). Learn from other Information Assurance experts and have the opportunity to further develop your career in other Information Assurance domains. Our team is located in Lorton VA (Leidos location).

Work in the SENS3 information assurance team performing the following primary duties:

  • Assessing new site installations
  • Performing vulnerability scans to include analysis of results, identification of false positives, exceptions, and subsequent POAMs working with Engineering
  • Plan of Action Milestone (POAM) creation and execution with Engineering
  • Reporting to include POAM status and contributions to Monthly and Quarterly reports
  • Scanning and Operations Support to include supporting the test/scanning environment, licensing, target asset refreshes, and credentials

Secondary duties may include:

  • Creation and/or update of site security plans
  • Evaluation of new scanning tools
  • Resolution of scanning tool discrepancies
  • Use of RSA/Archer for POAM management

A candidate selected for this position must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and 4-8 years of relevant information assurance experience with at last one year performing vulnerability assessments
  • Have a TS/SCI and be granted a DHS Entrance On Duty (EOD) 
  • Have experience with at least one of the following scanners: Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), SteelCloud ConfigOS
  • Have experience analyzing scan results to include the identification of false positives, exception processing, POAM creation and execution/tracking
  • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with DHS
  • Two or more years of previous experience in this IA discipline area
  • Experience with multiple scanners
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with coaching Engineering in the creation of POAMs
  • Experience maintaining a scanning environment

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

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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