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Job #: R-00055603
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Ranked first in Government IT and systems integration, Leidos brings decades of experience leading large-scale mission-critical network IT programs. We’re looking for visionaries and enablers to help us deliver game changing results. 

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates in a proposal effort to join our Engineering and Technical Support team, who will manage enterprise operations and deliver IT architecture modernization in support of the Department of the Navy. If awarded to Leidos, positions would be available in the Washington, DC Metro area and other locations across the US and abroad. 

We offer competitive compensation, retirement and paid leave packages, health and wellness programs, career development trainings and certifications, income protection, employee stock purchase plans, and family benefits. 

We are looking for top talented individuals with expertise and experience in:

Public Key Infrastructure Analysis

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide general IA and PKI customer service functions by providing timely, friendly and knowledgeable customer support.  Responds to IA and PKI service requests via phone, email, web, and/or walk-in inquiries.  Resolves basic to midlevel IA and PKI problems, referring or escalating difficult/complex issues as appropriate.  Follow-up with customers to ensure customer inquiries/problems are resolved within established timelines. Logs and tracks inquiries using problem management database (Remedy) and maintains historical records and related problem documentation.

  • Assist with identifying, evaluating, and prioritizing customer problems and complaints to ensure inquiries are successfully resolved. Analyzes and evaluates inquiry/problem reports and makes recommendations to reduce IA and PKI Customer Service Desk issues. Tracks, documents, and file auditable information/documentation in accordance with NSS, NSA, and NCMS inspection requirements.  Properly maintain and update required IA and PKI dashboards and databases.

  • Assist with technical working group presentations and forums. Supports Security Engineers and Information Assurance Managers in providing enterprise network operations and computer network defense for the Navy intelligence community.  Provides Local Registration Authority (LRA) and IA support to ensure all implementations, server builds, and installations are conducted in conjunction with applicable guidance and procedures.

  • Assist in providing IA and PKI guidance, security instructions, hard-token issuance, certificate registrations,  management, certificate PIN Reset operations, revocation processing, lost/missing token review and adjudication, PKI end-user training, Trusted Agent training, IA training, PKI data archiving, and support IA and PKI usage and implementation in accordance with NSS PKI DoD Registration Practice statement, DoD Registration Authority/Local  Authority Certification Practice Statement, NSA guidance, IA requirements, and other applicable published security guidance and acceptable use policies.

  • Maintain and update Public Key Infrastructure website and SharePoint site with security documentation, training, and relevant security Information.  Routinely review DoD approved websites for PKI software updates and changes in the security environment.

  • Process monthly check-in/check-out requests and validate account creation documentation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

  • Bachelor's Science Degree with 2 or more years of experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Moderate experience in the design, development, integration, securing, operations and maintenance of PKI architectures and technologies. 

  • Moderate experience in continuous IAVM and reporting, risk assessments and remediation processes and procedures.

  • Moderate experience in Public Key Infrastructure certification registration, account creation, certificate issuance, and training. Moderate experience in database manipulation and management.

  • Required Certifications: Per the requirements of the DoD Cyber Security Workforce Improvement Program, DoD 8570.01-M, prior to reporting on board, all Contractor personnel must possess one of the following industry certifications: Security+.


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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Information Assurance

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Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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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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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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