The Defense Group of Leidos is seeking a Information Assurance Engineer to support a Commercial Solution for Classified (CSfC) implementation, and the environment of a trusted CSfC networked with distributed capability, and the operations and management of a multi-domain architecture. This position will work closely with a solutions architect lead, Cyber lead and senior network engineering staff to implement, configure, deploy and operate the resources needed to deploy a large scale distributed remote access CSfC environment. Tasks will be defined based on the skillset of the candidate and are expected to shift frequently as the staff adjusts to the implementation and operational tempo and specific features being and integrated into the system.
The position requires a fair amount of independence and flexibility and the ability to work well within the context of a larger team. The position holds potential for advancement as the team expands over the life of this program and the potential follow-on to an expanded deployment & contract growth. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with managing cyber security risk management framework, and should either be familiar with or a proven ability to rapidly learn the aspects of the Department of Defense (DoD) cyber security features to succeed. This candidate is expected to apply existing procedures and protocols, assess effectiveness and suggest changes as needed, evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken, and work in collaboration with others to manage a large and complex system being operated in a deployed distributed virtual environment. Candidates will support Cyber intrusion detection and testing, participate extensively in cyber certification events, and provide hands-on operation of systems distributed in both local instances, across multiple security domains.
Creation of system security documentation
Use of RMF security framework for accreditation of system
Education of all users on security
Performing vulnerability scans and reporting of results
Updating system controls in EMASS for accreditation, to include all accompanying artifacts
Test and evaluate all products to meet cybersecurity standards
Active DOD Secret clearance.
Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Network Engineering or a related field and 4 years of experience in the field with appropriate credentials, additional years of related experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Active Security+ with Continuous Education (or higher cert e.g. CISSP).
Hands on experience with security tools (HBSS, ACAS, Tanium, STIGs, SCAP, etc.).
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
Multiple Cybersecurity certifications.
Experience with RMF ATO packages (including use of EMASS).
Experience with network infrastructure.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$3000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
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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