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Job #: R-00050619
Location: Gunpowder, US
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Cyber Security Information System Security Engineer to support the Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) system accreditation.

Primary Responsibilities

Review and coordinate guidelines and policies surrounding risk and security

Perform assessment of operational system for acquiring ATO using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) including coordination with SCAV and other stakeholders to close any outstanding issues

Document best practices for security and information assurance based on business and user requirements

Define backup strategies, adhere to backup policies, and monitor backups for completion and viability

Coordinate, develop, and evaluate security processes for the program.

Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customer requirements.

Ensure servers comply with DoD Information Assurance requirements and update servers that are not in compliance

Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle

Monitor hardware and software for any suspicious changes, behavior or traffic, provide reports when/as directed

Monitor and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures

Evaluate IAVA Reports and identify patches to be implemented to resolve vulnerabilities.

Test Security Patches against operational software to ensure functionality does not impact the software

Develop POAMs to address residual vulnerabilities.

Determine implementation strategies for information assurance and security requirements based on the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands

Perform Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS) vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and network discovery

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience in Information Security or Cyber Security 
  • DoD Secret Clearance required on day one
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II – Preferably Security +
  • DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience
  • Must have knowledge and experience with implementing DoD & IA requirements and certification process (RMF)

Preferred Qualifications

  • DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience
  • Industry certifications such as Microsoft, Cisco, NetApp, and VMware
  • Experience with US Army Biometrics Automated Toolset (BAT-A)
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, Active Directory, SharePoint and Visio
  • Certifications such as CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP, CCNP Collaboration or BCNE

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External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Information Assurance

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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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