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Job #: R-00079472
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Ranked first in Government IT and systems integration, Leidos brings decades of experience leading large-scale mission-critical network IT programs. We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking an Information Assurance (IA) Analyst to join our Defense Enclave Services team, to support an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies.

We offer competitive compensation, retirement and paid leave packages, health and wellness programs, career development trainings and certifications, income protection, employee stock purchase plans, and family benefits.

Job Description:

In this role, the candidate will ensure that the environments in which DoD information systems reside are secure and compliant, develop approaches to secure the environment, assess threats to the environment, provide inputs on the adequacy of security designs and architectures, perform RMF related activities, and participate in risk assessment during the certification and accreditation process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, develop and/or implement information assurance guidelines and procedures as required.

  • Recommend security solution mitigations and enhancements supporting information assurance guidelines and customer requirements.

  • Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.

  • Conduct IT security site surveys

  • Support Authorizing Official (AO) actions by developing and delivering accreditation packages with supporting documents and artifacts in accordance with RMF as defined in NIST 800-37 revision 2 and related agency specific RMF requirements

  • Provide input into an Audit and Accountability Plan containing methods, procedures, and planned reviews for the continuing accreditation and authorization against AU (Audit and Accountability) family controls per NIST SP 800-53 guidance

  • Provide input and implements an organizational access control policy and plan in compliance with risk-levels defined in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53, rev 4, Access Control family of controls to include auditing annually, at a minimum

  • Develop processes and procedures for evaluating and documenting information system security vulnerabilities IAW DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8510.01 (RMF for DoD IT)

  • Ensure that all information systems meet or exceed compliance requirements.

  • Identify, report, and resolve security violations.

  • Establish and satisfy information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.

  • Have experience performing various types of vulnerability and assessment scans with multiple tools

  • Have experience using eMASS and/or Xacta

  • Collaborate with peers and employees in other departments to improve security posture.

  • Mentor junior level team members

  • Monitor and review the regular updates/upgrades to equipment and procedures to maintain pace with IA requirements and business needs.

  • Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of Government data

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience working with RMF, serving in an ISSO, ISSO support, SCA representative, or similar role or Master’s with 2+ years of aforementioned experience.  Additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for a degree requirement.

  • Current DoDM 8570 IAT III Certification is required.

  • Have experience performing various types of vulnerability and assessment scans with multiple tools

  • Have experience using eMASS and/or Xacta

  • Solid understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Understanding of hardware and software engineering best practices

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on specified contract.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

  • U. S. Citizenship required per government contract

Clearance Requirement:

  • An active SECRET level security clearance is required for this role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders to drive consensus and forward progress

  • Ability to identify needed changes to processes and activities and help to implement continuous improvement solutions

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and/or Certified Accreditation Professional (CAP)

  • Ability to work successfully as part of a virtual team

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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 43,000 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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