To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. 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 Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network

Job #: R-00052449
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

This job posting is no longer active.

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support a customer within the Department of Defense (DOD) located in the Greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.  In this role, you will be supporting the customers security branch with the day to day operational support to the branch chief and Government ISSO. You will prepare and/or assist in the development of system/network accreditation documentation. Initiate action on re-accreditation when changes affecting security, Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, guidance, and standing operating procedures concerning the security of system operations. Ensure Automated Information System (AIS) activities comply with established security procedures and conduct risk assessments as required on equipment, systems/networks IAW DoD, NSA, DISA, DIA and OGA regulations and policies governing information systems security.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, implements, and maintains programs, policies, and procedures to protect the integrity and confidentiality of stand-alone systems, networks, and data as instructed by the branch chief.

  • Provides system security management to ensure stand-alone systems/networks are operated and maintained in accordance with (IAW) regulatory guidelines and in-house implemented policies and procedures.

  • Administers the unit’s security training by ensuring users, operators and managers are provided awareness training for their level of responsibility and administers refresher training as necessary.

  • Respond to AIS incidents, perform initial evaluation of each incident, begin corrective measures, and report and track all incidents that are forward to ISSO.

  • Responsible for the design, installation, maintenance, and administration of AIS systems and network equipment to support program operations.

  • Performs security and vulnerability testing and implements all necessary patches and upgrades to stand-alone in-house networks.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of equipment costs, external assistance costs, software licensing, and personnel costs.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of physical requirements for accreditation and processing within Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) and Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs).

  • Identify unit-unique training requirements and provide to the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).

  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner and a high sense of integrity, working in a stressful and fast-paced environment.

  • Outstanding customer service and communication skills while interfacing daily with senior executives (SES), senior ranking military officers, and other military and civilian personnel internal and external to the customer’s organization.

  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the customer’s mission.


Basic Qualifications

  • Have a Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility (Adjudicated within the last 3 years).

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the DoD sector 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Must have qualifications outlined in DoD Instruction 8570.01-M for an Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II

  • Experience-producing, handling, storing, transmitting, and transporting classified materials, up to and including Top Secret, SAP, and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

  • Extensive knowledge and experience supporting Special Access Programs (SAP).

  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter, as well as a solid group contributor working in a fast-paced environment

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office suite tools.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly desired are security certifications including a CISSP or CISM

  • Additional desired certifications include CCNA, CCSP, MCSE, and/or SANS GIAC.


 

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

Pay Range:

  

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

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 Leidos.com 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].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

This job posting is no longer active.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community