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Job #: R-00065023
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Cyber Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with one of the BEST in government contracting? Ranked by Forbes in 2018 as a Top 100 government contractor and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, Team Leidos is one you don’t want to overlook. We know once you join our team, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined. WE WANT YOU!!

The Intelligence Group at Leidos is seeking a Security Manager for a Cloud and Data Center Program. We are excited to start a new effort supporting a federal agency’s datacenter optimization and modernization. Upon award, we will provide seamless support while transforming the service management to the most modern frameworks, standards, and methodologies. A talented Leidos team will be providing Enterprise IT Services to client with services that include: Service Desk, end-user support, operations and maintenance of infrastructure systems, private and public cloud services, providing near real-time enterprise situational awareness, and supporting the evolution of the client Data Center. 

The Security Manager is responsible for determining enterprise information security standards across the client Enterprise supporting data center infrastructure and multiple cloud solutions (i.e., private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud). The Security Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of IT Security Policies, Standards and Procedures across the Data Center and components information and IT assets.  This includes maintaining confidentiality, integrity and availability of all IT assets and data.

The successful candidate will report directly to a Program Manager in executing a large-scale, several billion dollar effort, and enterprise contract.  Additionally, the Security Manager shall act as the Contractor’s Corporate Cybersecurity Officer for the Program. The Security Manager shall interface with Program COR who will interface with client officials on all cybersecurity matters, to include physical, personnel, and protection of all sensitive documents/material handled. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate Hybrid computing environment (HCE) security program policies and guidance, remediation of identified risks, and the implementation of security controls
  • Provide security analysis of IT activities to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place and implementing security requirements resulting from laws, regulations, and DHS security policies for unclassified and classified environments.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to security managers and other information security specialists for conducting risk and vulnerability assessments for installed and planned information systems.
  • Coordinating and providing technical support to enterprise-wide cyber defense technicians to resolve cyber defense incidents.
  • Serve as the security liaison with stakeholders for proposing, supporting, and developing new security capabilities, and conducting security assessments and risk management activities. 
  • Recommend changes to ensure information systems' reliability and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data establishing mechanisms to promote awareness and adoption of security best practices.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for the deployment of methodologies, templates, guidelines, checklists, procedures, and other documents to establish repeatable processes across the HCE’s information technology security services.
  • Design and oversee the logical and physical Security Management infrastructure, not inclusive of physical facilities
  • Develop and maintain documented IT Security Policies, Processes and Standards
  • Ensure IT Security functions are carried out in compliance with corporate security guidelines and objectives
  • Provide guidance and assistance to new IT initiatives and projects to ensure appropriate levels of security are included with new solutions
  • Ensure IT Security functions are carried out in compliance with client’s legal and statutory obligations
  • Design, document, and provide technical expertise for HCE security operations of new systems with existing Authority To Operate systems
  • Liaison with clients on security requirements and Incident Response, documenting and escalating incidents that may cause impact to the HCE environment
  • Review OLAs, SLAs to ensure compliance with Security Management goals and objectives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration Science, Mathematics or Engineering
  • 8+ Years of IT Experience, 6 of which are in Cybersecurity Management.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • In lieu of CISSP and CCSP, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) and Cloud Security Automation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Experience with Data Center facilities design and physical security
  • Experience with Data Center management systems, applications, and data security
  • Experience with cloud-based Data Center offerings such as IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
  • Understanding of private and hybrid cloud architectures and technologies
  • Prior DHS or DHS Component experience.
  • Prior DHS Data Center or OneNet experience

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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

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