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Job #: R-00056177
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Incident Management Workflow System Lead for a position as part of a team supporting the Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) in Fort Meade, MD. This is a full-time position that must work in Fort Meade, MD. This position supports the Incident Management Workflow System (IMWS) task.

The IMWS, also known as JIMS (Joint Incident Management System) is a DoD network defense incident handling application designed to capture all information assurance related to cyber incidents in the department. The IMWS ensures timely flow of crucial network intelligence across the DoD/U.S. Government and ally boundaries to reflect the collective reporting of adversary actions, intentions, and capabilities to assist in shaping tactical, strategic, and military response strategies. It performs trending analysis, correlation, and fusion of incident data. The IMWS is intended to implement an approach to managing DCO incidents that occur in the DoD by creating a seamless process where incident responders collaborate and share information to coordinate responses, proactively address threats, and sharpen defensive measures across the DODIN.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues. Designs, develops, engineers and implements solutions to MLS requirements. Responsible for the implementation and development of the MLS.
  • Gathers and organizes technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena. Performs risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.
  • Provides technical support for secure software development and integration tasks, including reviewing work products for correctness and adhering to the design concept and to user standards. Knowledgeable of Security/Information Assurance (IA) products such as PKI, VPN, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Analyzes and recommends resolution of security/IA problems on the basis of knowledge of the major IA products and services, an understanding of their limitations, and knowledge of the IA disciplines. Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.
  • Develop a new IMWS within the UCSA platform that meets all operational requirements via CJCSM 6510.01B Directive and its future successor/update 8530.XX, and then migrate users off existing tools and services onto the UCSA platform. The requirements for the IMWS will be directed at, but not solely held to, the incident reporting section of the 6510.01B and its successor 8530.xx in effort to improve incident response as a whole.
  • May communicate with parties external to the organization.
  • Provides technical support for secure software development and integration tasks, including reviewing work products for correctness and adhering to the design concept and to user standards. 
  • Develops solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact multiple area or disciplines
  • Perform all required troubleshooting, network, system and storage related administration of IMWS. The subcontractor shall provide requirements, development, testing, fielding, and deployment in support rebuilding the existing system requirements and capabilities from the current version of JIRA (7.0.9) to the most current version of JIRA or best-suited IMWS capability chosen by the Government. All support to the IMWS’ baseline and configuration management functions shall be in-line with baseline control processes established by the Government. IMWS requirements may, in the future expand, change or be revised due to upgrades to systems as a result of technology evolution, industry standard changes and DoD regulatory requirements. Support all new and existing capabilities and integration to send cybersecurity reportable events and incidents from DoD Components and CSSPs to IMWS via the most efficient automated process.
  • Install hardware (if Government waiver is approved), installing virtual components as systems, installing servers, installing operating systems, installing software, uninstalling software, monitoring systems and processes, patching operating systems and software applications, installing network devices, configuring network devices, patching network devices, monitoring network devices, installing storage and database systems, patching storage and database systems, configuring and tuning system processes, and troubleshooting and resolving problems with IMWS
  • Will be the Service Owner for IMWS who shall help create, document, and maintain an IMWS Service Design Plan (SDP) that defines all aspects of the service throughout all stages of its lifecycle. The SDP shall be updated anytime there is a change to the architecture, financial posture or requirements of the service. The Service Owner shall be the primary internal and external Subject Matter Expert for the service they are assigned to manage. They shall be aware at all times on the state of their service and report on that status to the Government as required. The Service Owner shall work with all other ITIL UCSA business managers to ensure that their service is providing value to the UCSA program and its mission partners and users.

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrated expertise in Federal Government Network Management is absolutely necessary.
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 8+ years of experience.
  • Qualified IA personnel IAW DoD 8570/DoD 8140, minimum IAT II.
  • Active Secret Clearance Required with ability to obtain a Top Secret.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Knowledgeable of JIRA.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 years of experience.
  • Experience with DISA Network Enclaves.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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