The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Sr. Cyber Security Specialist at the Pentagon, National Capital Region.
This Cyber Security Specialist will support the AFNCR IT Services Program at the National Military Command Center (NMCC). The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas are IT Operations and Maintenance Plans, Projects, and Engineering. The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the afncr operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment. The sr. Cyber security specialist will be responsible for maintaining computer and information security incident, damage and threat assessment programs.
•Lead the Cyber team supporting the National Military Command Center, supervising 15 personnel.
•Manage POA & MS through completion.
•Provide computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments.
•Perform Authorization and Accreditation/RMF roles for up to 40 NMCC systems.
•Enter appropriate accreditation data into the proper tracking system and monitor systems to maintain risk management framework compliance.
•Inform the government of the certification status for any new systems and support accreditation efforts by external agencies.
•Design, develop, or recommend integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected.
•Develop and manage vulnerability management processes to improve NMCC Cyber Security Posture.
•Provide account management services for NMCC systems.
•Bachelors Degree with 12+ years or Masters Degree with 10+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).
•Currently possess DoD IAT level II certification, Security+ CE or higher.
•Currently possess a DoD TS/SCI security clearance.
•Specific experience performing Cyber Security / Risk Management in a DoD environment.
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Information Assurance
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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