The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Cybersecurity Analyst in Huntsville, AL to support a critical modernization effort of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) command and control program in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation and Project Manager Command, Control, and Effects. This effort is to meet the government’s objective to modernize the underlying UAS command and control architecture, redesign the command and control front/back end software into the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE), integrate common services made available through the Army’s Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Work independently, and collaboratively, as a contributor to overall cyber security responsibilities on an agile software development program
• Contribute to the software modernization effort using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) as a guide
• Perform module and unit testing of cyber security features, including manipulation of data for analysis of security requirements
• Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for secure design, secure development and security testing
• Bachelor's degree and less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
• US citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
• Experience performing security scans on an IT environment
• Experience evaluating, scoring, and documenting security compliance of RMF controls, DISA CCIs, and/or STIG vulnerabilities
• Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
• Ability to obtain, at a minimum, DOD 8570.01-Manual level I certification within six months of hire
• Good verbal and written skills and able to multi-task and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Experience with RMF in a software development environment is strongly preferred
• Experience with various operating systems, such as Red Hat Linux and Windows Servers
• Experience with software or system vulnerability analysis reports (MicroFocus Fortify, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, Anchore, or other cybersecurity tools)
• Experience with Static code / dynamic code analysis
• Experience in penetration, web app or security scanning testing
• Experience deploying and maintaining security tools (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, Secure Content Automation Protocol Compliance Checker, McAfee Endpoint Security suite, or other DISA tools)
• Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies
• Experience with standards NIST SP 800-171 or 800-53
• Experience with unmanned systems, Army Common Operating Environment (COE), VMF messaging or other PMO systems
• Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
• DOD 8570.01-Manual level I or II certified
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$2,000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Security Architecture and 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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