The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a Systems Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Columbia, MD area.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does big data pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission focus to do new development and rapid prototyping. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis. The Prototype Development Support (PDSII) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDSII looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDSII program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.
Perform regular audits of Information Systems (IS), including review of system audit logs, compliance scan results, and other continuous monitoring reports
Assist the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in preparing the IS for periodic reaccreditation and/or reauthorization
Assist with the evaluation of changes or additions to the IS within the facility, work with the ISSM to determine security relevance, and make recommendations for approval or denial to the ISSM.
Ensure the implementation of security measures in accordance with Agency policies and ISSM’s guidance.
Identify and document any unique threats to the Information Systems
Perform periodic Risk Assessments of the Information Systems using Enterprise tools
Register the IS with appropriate organizational program/management offices
Assist with the implementation of facility procedures, under the direction of the ISSM, to include media handling, security incident handling, IS User Briefings, and IS security reviews and audits
Provide general technical support to users and general system administrator support
The candidate must have:
IAT Level I certification
Eight (8) to eighteen (18) years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline
At least five (5) years of experience in engineering and program processes (CM, QA, risk management, reporting) software development methodologies, planning, designing, and analyzing processing and storage retrieval systems on a mid- to large-scale (e.g., ONEROOF - PINWALE, integration programs).
A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering may be substituted for four (4) years of general experience.
Experience as an ISSO/ISSE with emphasis on Defense-in-Depth principles, network and enterprise security architecture
Experience in IA/ISSE, Defense-in-Depth Principles and technology including access control, authorization, identification and authentication PKI, Network Security Architecture
Experience applying the principles of the NIST 800-53 including the procedures in the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Extensive knowledge of the NSA Certification and Accreditation requirements, process, and tools; ITD Governance Process; Acquisition Security Processes; demonstrated understanding of various IT Architectures, software applications, and operating systems
Familiarity with STE/STN requirements
Ability to work effectively in a team environment with other highly skilled individuals
Excellent written and oral communication skills
The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas. We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team. We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit careers.leidos.com/CONMD
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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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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