The Defense Group at Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Services Lead/SME on our GSM-O II IDIQ contract’s Joint Service Provider (JSP) Cyber Security Task Order in Alexandria, VA. JSP provides a full range of IT products, services, and solutions and customer services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff (JS), Director of Administration (DA), Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), and other OSD offices for them to meet mission and business requirements. Through the JSP Cyber Security program, JSP performs a wide variety of services and functions required to secure the information security posture for DoD services.
This Task Order has 100+ FTEs working to ensure JSP’s Cyber Security program adheres to JSP, DoD, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) approved cyber society, information assurance (IA) architecture, policies, programs, standards, and guidelines. The ConMon Services Lead/SME will be directly engaged with the JSP ConMon program to ensure success. This role will be based onsite in Arlington, VA and an active Top Secret (SCI eligible) security clearance is required prior to start. Some remote work will be allowed.
Develop and maintain the JSP ConMon Strategy
Oversee and monitor all JSP IT systems (re-authorization and new systems) throughout their life cycle for changes that may impact the security posture of the system
Validate updates to the system security plans and the POA&M in the security assessment and management tool to reflect changes to the IT system
Validate that controls applicable to the automated ConMon reviews are properly implemented as part of the corresponding RMF package in eMASS.
Participate, contribute, and provide information as part of Step 0 and other steps of the RMF process and data call information and provide assistance in kickoff meetings if assessments are needed.
In support of the ConMon program, the lead shall design, develop, maintain, execute and improve a comprehensive ConMon program based on the JSP ConMon Strategy.
Perform continuous assessments of all security controls for all ISs under the purview of the organization.
Perform automated/manual security control monitoring of the IS and provide IS and Security Control Status Reports.
Develop and maintain standard ConMon plan templates for ISs.
Maintain the status for automated and manual security controls and identify any past due for assessment and validation.
Coordinate and facilitate coordination with system administrators, ACAS administrators, HBSS administrators, etc. on issues receiving the acceptable credentialing percentages on scans, HBSS data, etc.
Support the system development lifecycle of a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) technical solution within the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field and 10+ years IT program/project management experience leading Continuous Monitoring and Vulnerability Management activities. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
5 or more years IT program/project management experience leading Security tools such as ACAS, HBSS, Tanium, or Splunk.
Demonstrates successful track record for delivering large/complex projects on time and within budget within DoD Organizations
Demonstrates expert level experience with the planning, coordinating, scheduling, resourcing, tracking, documenting, executing and analyzing audits and inspections within an organization.
Demonstrates experience with applying compliance standards to large and complex IT environments.
Demonstrates ability to evaluate the design and effectiveness of controls and standards to ensure compliancy in accordance with the applicable audits and inspections for an organization.
Demonstrates expert level understanding of vulnerabilities/weaknesses across complex IT environments and ability to understand applicability of security standards across technologies.
Demonstrates experience with communicating and coordinating at a functional and senior government.
Demonstrates experience with data analysis and developing work products to enable government risk based decisions.
Demonstrated experience with the development and execution of knowledge management best practices and the automation of knowledge management frameworks in order to enhance processes and procedures related to the management of the Continuous Monitoring Program.
Utilizes business intelligent tools (i.e. Splunk or Qmulos) to develop ConMon capability and integration of the ConMon activity to RMF activity
Demonstrates experience with the development and coordination of guidance and work products related to issues tracking management, plan of actions and milestones, and ensuring transparency of vulnerabilities within an organization.
DoD 8140 IAT Level III or IAM Level III certification
Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility is required prior to start.
External Referral Eligible
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