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Job #: R-00083410
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Cybersecurity Information Assurance Engineer to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. An active Secret is required with the ability to get TS/SCI. Most work (75%) is on-site. Please note this assignment is only slated to last 6-9 months.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.  

  • Designs, develops and implements security requirements within an organization’s business processes.  

  • Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as DITSCAP (DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process) or RMF (Risk Management Framework). Prepares Security Test and Evaluation Plans.  

  • Provides certification and accreditation support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments.  

  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.  

  • Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans.  Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.  

  • Develops, tests and integrates computer and network security tools. Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration. 

  • Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks.  

  • Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.  Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.  

  • Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools.  

  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations.  

  • Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.  

  • Performs a wide variety of information assurance and information systems security engineering duties, to include the certification and accreditation of information systems using RMF (Risk Management Framework), DIACAP (formerly DITSCAP), NIACAP, NIST SP 800-37, and/or DCID 6/3 frameworks.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires certifications corresponding to IAT Level II. 

  • At least six years cybersecurity program oversight, developing cybersecurity program policy, and maintaining a cybersecurity architecture.  

  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity and information assurance, to include STIG implementation and POA&M models.

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of experience; or a Master’s degree with 2+ years of experience additional year of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Possess a current DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility. 

  • Possess any of the following IA certifications: GCED, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFE, GREM, GXPN, GMON, GCIH, CCFP, CCSP, CISSP, CSIH, CHFI, LPT, ECSA, OSCP, OSCE, OSWP, OSEE, EnCE

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

Covid Guidance

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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