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Job #: R-00053742-OTHLOC-PL-2D0864
Location: Fairmont, WV
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) on a Cyber Security Center contract. The candidate will perform a variety of complex assignments associated related to the security of computer information systems in a high paced environment. The position will be part of a growing IT team working on multiple information systems in a high-demand setting ensuring the uninterrupted and secure day to day operation of the cyber security program.

The candidate shall provide the following functions:

  • Develop, maintain and manage Security Authorization and Assessment packages that include System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans (CP), POA&Ms, and other relevant security documentation for existing and new systems.
  • Perform review and update of operational system for acquiring ATO using a Risk Management Framework (RMF) including coordination with stakeholders to close any outstanding issues.
  • Prepare, maintain, and implement System Security Plan (SSP) that accurately describes the security protection measures for each classified information system, as well as the application description forms.
  • Prepare Security Impact Assessments (SIA) as needed for approved changes that impact each system. 
  • Conduct security audits, identify weaknesses and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Implement site procedures for marking, handling, controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying media and equipment containing classified information.
  • Prepare, maintain, and implement a Computer Security Plan that accurately reflects the security protection measures for each classified information system for which he or she is responsible.
  • Work closely with the System Administrator to maintain the system’s security and accreditation status.
  • Work with the program team to apply consistent vulnerability scans, patching cycles, POA&M resolution guidance, and documented Security Assessment Reports (SARs) to maintain the system’s security and accreditation status.
  • Ensure implementation of these security measures by conducting security reviews and system tests.
  • Implement site procedures for marking, handling, controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying media and equipment containing classified information.
  • Implement changes to the classified system components, environment, and location, including temporary relocation to another classified area.
  • Serve as a resource to users for questions concerning classified systems.
  • Verify users’ access requests are approved and to control users’ access to NOAA IT systems.
  • Ensure users are instructed on appropriate use of computer systems.
  • Ensure user access is removed promptly upon termination, both voluntarily and involuntary, to include changing any combination locks and system passwords as needed.
  • Maintain and enforce the Security Incident Reporting procedure, educating users on how to report incidents.
  • Evaluate, report, and document security incidents and vulnerabilities through closure.
  • Review all incidents for trends or other commonalities that could help prevent reoccurrence.
  • 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

Basic Requirements:

  • Typically requires a BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection, firewall deployment, and security event analysis.
  • Great customer service skills
  • Advanced technical writing skills
  • Professional certification to include PMP and CISSP.  Equivalent industry certifications maybe be submitted if approved by the Contracting Office.

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Work Location

  • Fairmont, WV; Boulder CO; Silver Spring, MD

Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have at a minimum a Secret clearance or be able to obtain clearance before starting position

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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.

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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 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.

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