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Job #: R-00064100
Location: Fort Bliss, TX
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos, Inc. is currently looking for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support airborne assets with multiple network enclaves and classifications. The ideal candidate will be responsible for protecting the organization's information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording and destruction.

Candidates must be able to multitask, adapt to a fast-paced operations environment, possess the ability to apply analytical, customer service, and critical thinking skills. Duties will consist of managing and enforcing security strategies and policies within established guidelines. Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing assessment & authorization packages to obtain approvals to operate and continuous monitoring responsibilities IAW ICD 503, CNSS 1253 and NIST 800-53’s applicable revision.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide consulting for the design, development, and deployment of Ongoing Assessment, Ongoing Authorization, and other Information Assurance (IA) initiatives

  • Provide continuous monitoring to enforce client security policies and procedures and enforce/manage processes that will ensure visibility to system owners on impacts to the security posture of systems

  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government and program policies and requirements

  • Monitor configuration management changes and assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities

  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed throughout the project and system lifecycle and communicate deficiencies to the Cybersecurity Manager

  • Ensure effective controls and processes are in place and working effectively to maintain a strong system security posture at the site level

  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analyses to support Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities and/or to maintain the Authority to Operate

  • Assist with System security A&A package submissions to ensure consistency, completeness and security tractability matrix

  • Develop, maintain, and facilitate the appropriate closure of POA&Ms

  • Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of IS security education, awareness, and training activities for users and others, as appropriate

  • Ability to manage multiple high visibility security projects and adjust to quick shifts in customer priorities while meeting all mission requirements

  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels

  • Performing Nessus scans and other vulnerability tool assessment and interpreting the results to provide reporting back to the Cyber Security Manager, customer ISSO’s and/or Information System Security Manager (ISSM)

  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical information into easily understandable / consumable data by colleagues and customer

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess a BS degree and two (2) years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of related experience in lieu of degree.

  • CompTia Security+ CE Certification

  • TS/SCI with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • GSEC Security Essentials

  • GIAC Information Security Fundamentals

  • Experience conducting Nessus Compliance and Vulnerability scans

  • HBSS administration experience or HBSS 5.9 Administrators certification

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$5,000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

Pay Range:

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COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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