Leidos Public Health Division is seeking a Security Analyst/Engineer in Atlanta, GA to support public health projects at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
Collaborate with the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), other CDC security professionals, and program stakeholders to operate the CDC scientific computing environment and IT projects in adherence to all CDC and federally mandated security requirements. Participate in the formation and delivery of project plans, proposals and progress reports, as required.
Process, track, and report on Level III software review and approval requests associated with all scientific computing and bioinformatics services, or as requested by program staff.
Assist the program to develop documentation for, and provide ongoing monitoring of, system certification and accreditation processes including all maintenance activities.
Assist in developing architecture and deployment plans of new systems within the Scientific Computing environment from an IT security perspective
Serve as liaison to ISSO, security professional, and infrastructure stakeholders to provide rapid response to security threats and associated remediation for all program on-premise scientific computing and Cloud Environment.
Facilitate management and deployment of interfaces and associated services to key CDC infrastructure environments as needed.
Facilitate the develop, implement, and maintain sustainable technical solutions to ensure secure access to the scientific data systems managed such as using the integration of personal identity verification (PIV) HSPD-12 authentication.
Ensure security compliance activities such as the creation/modification of system security plans, standard operating procedures, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and other documentation required to maintain authority to test (ATT) and authority to operate (ATO) certification for all supported systems.
Conduct hardware and software security scans as appropriate
BS and 5 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 3 years of prior relevant experience with at least 2 years of experience as Security Steward. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
2+ years experience with Linux is required (RHEL/CentOS preferred) and Nessus (Tenable)
Experience should include managing large numbers of diverse application security requirements
Experience with Federal government security processes and in remediating security vulnerabilities
Ability to function as liaison to a larger overarching security team
Experience with High Performance Computing and/or Cloud environment
Previous working experience as System Security Steward at CDC or other federal agencies
Experience supporting scientific systems and applications
Experience with System Administration and Security Engineer
CISSP or other security certifications
Requires ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:2,000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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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