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Job #: R-00050949
Location: Arlington, VA
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: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Next Generation Enterprise Network-Recompete (NGEN-R) Contract.  This is an eight-year, $7.7 billion contract that is responsible for maintaining and modernizing the main global network of the Navy and Marine Corps.

In support of this exciting program Leidos is looking to hire a Senior Information Assurance Engineer in Arlington, VA to join our Team.

NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of NGEN-R, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

The qualified candidate will assist the Government Lead in daily tasks to ensure all systems have current Authorizations to Operate (ATOs). Additional job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate Assessment and Authorization (A&A) for Information Systems, data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. 

  • Through A&A review processes, ensure security measures are implemented for communication systems, networks, and provide advice that systems and personnel adhere to established security standards and Governmental requirements for security on these systems.

  • Develop and execute security policies, plans, and procedures.

  • Initiate creation of A&A packages to support receipt of Authorizations to Operate (ATOs), collaborate with Engineers to gather required information for A&A packages, and update A&A packages as required.

  • Perform lifecycle maintenance of A&A packages ensuring ATOs do not expire without proper updates.

  • Update the appropriate documentation for Department of the Navy (DON) Application & Database Management System (DADMS) and Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository - Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON).

  • Submit Ports and Protocols with all supplemental documentation to DISA for approval.

  • Submit tickets to initiate action from Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) Cybersecurity Division (CY) for approval.

  • Ensure appropriate action is taken in a timely manner by appropriate point of contact (POC) within the A&A packages.

  • Assist with validation of A&A packages as required by the Government.

  • Review and provide input for Operational Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) for submission to Action Officer (AO).

  • Conduct vulnerability scans using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and assist Engineers in documenting system vulnerabilities.

  • Vulnerability management duties include, but are not limited to, using Tenable SecurityCenter and Nessus scanners, RedSeal, BigFix, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) Tool, HP Fortify, other automated tools, and manual inspections to identify vulnerabilities; documenting vulnerabilities in the RSA Archer eGRC system; reporting vulnerability statistics.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or related field and a minimum of 12 years of experience

  • Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III

  • Must possess Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 3 Foundation certification.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Experience with Department of Defense Information Assurance Program (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF)


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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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