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Job #: R-00061885
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Junior Cybersecurity Risk Management Analyst in Reston, VA.

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Junior Cybersecurity Risk Management Analyst to join our Corporate Information Security Group.

In this role, you will perform system security evaluations on enterprise environments, suppliers, and software to identify cybersecurity risks, provide remediation recommendations and facilitate risk treatment. In addition, you will participate in software supply chain risk assessments and projects.  You will also collaborate closely with business stakeholders, supplier contacts, and other IT service teams on documentation, POAMs, network security design, implementation and threat mitigation and provide risk management decisions with regards to company solutions, policies, and security practices.

•Independently and collaboratively conduct cybersecurity assessments of suppliers and environments according to prescribed evaluation criteria and/or policies/regulations and deliver within established timeframes
•Independently review and analyze third party COTS and Open-Source code/software for enterprise risk, performing Static Code Analysis scans and analysis and investigating code vulnerabilities
•Produce quality cybersecurity risk assessment reports as well as internal risk management procedure documentation
•Identify, assess, and manage complex IT environment risks and provide threat profiles and security recommendations for complex IT environments & sourcing decisions
•Participate in risk management efforts and present written and verbal risk guidance for enterprise activities to stakeholders
•Provide security profiling analysis for a wide range of network security technologies including, but not limited to: IPS/IDS, NAC, VPN, proxies, routers, and switches
•Communicate internally and externally with stakeholders regarding risk reviews, both written and verbal, and work extensively with cross-functional teams

•Recent Bachelor’s of Science degree in an Information Technology or Cyber Security major with a minumum 3.0 GPA. Experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
•4-6 years of relevant technical experience in Cyber Security (Bachelor’s degree and professional cyber certifications may be considered to meet time requirements in combination with technical experience)
•Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Experience with scripting and programming
•Experience with network security as well as ability to read network security diagrams and data flow charts
•Excellent project and time management skills
•Excellent critical thinking skills to solve complex technical problems and devise innovative solutions
•Ability to obtain U.S. DoD Secret security clearance.
•U.S. Citizenship is required.

•Professional Security Industry Certifications such as CISSP, CCNA, CCIE or other relevant industry certifications through such accrediting bodies such as the DoD, ISC2, ISACA, SANS or Comp TIA
•Knowledge of federal standards such as NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-60, and FIPS 199/200
•Understanding of reviewing third party supplier security controls, including cloud SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS providers
•Understanding of risk management lifecycle and methodologies
•Understanding of the security implications of firewall, router, proxy and intelligent switch rule base configuration settings as well as the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and/or administration of enterprise network security solutions and devices
•Expertise in software engineering and secure software development
•Expertise running and analyzing static application security tests and detecting, prioritizing, and remediating open-source risks
•Excellent business risk management reasoning skills

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:




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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Information Assurance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00


About Leidos

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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