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Job #: R-00067415
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Leidos is currently seeking a Security Architec/Engineer for the US Army Intelligence Community in Alexandria, VA.

Job Summary:

The successful IA professional will be supporting Army Intelligence programs in the area of IA Engineering and RMF Accreditation. This IA professional individual should be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, highly self-motivated, and be able to work individually or with team members on various IA tasks across multiple integrated systems. The position will require access to the ACOP eMASS entry on SIPR and will support the ongoing SCA-V accreditation. The position supports the Army ACICA IA lead at INSCOM, Ft. Belvoir.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide design, analysis, and engineering solutions for meeting applicable IA requirements and controls, and Defense-in-Depth protection throughout the life-cycle.
  • Develop and maintain RMF Security Controls outlined in the ACOP Security Plan. 
  • Support continuous monitoring capabilities based on Army best practices.
  • Perform IA testing utilizing approved DoD applicable security technical implementation guides (STIGS) and Checklists, NIST special publications, NSA Guides, and automated tools.  These tools include but not limited to Nessus scanners, Security Readiness Review (SRR) scripts, and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checkers.  Manual checklists include but not limited to Web, DBMS, VMware, , Application Development/Services, etc.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments, and provide and support mitigation solutions of discovered applicable vulnerabilities.
  • Document network security diagrams, data flows, and ports protocols and services (PPS)
  • Develop required IA policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for implementing and configuring IA technical controls, including Identification and Authentication (I&A), Discretionary Access Controls (DAC), Auditing, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Encryption, and continuous monitoring.
  • Support IA within the configuration management (CM) process.
  • Interface with developers, integrators, and technical personnel regarding IA controls and requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline and 4+ years relevant experience conducting IA activities.
  • Possess and maintain a DoD TS/SCI Clearance
  • Hold a CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional Certificate
  • Ability to think independently
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC )
  • CISSP preferred

Pay Range:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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