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Job #: R-00086748
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Are you looking for your next “great mission” professionally?  Do you feel like you have more to give, want to learn new skills and be part of a team with a rewarding mission supporting our active military?  Leidos has the perfect job for you!

Leidos' Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is currently seeking an experienced ISSO/ISSE in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Program. Leidos is a Top 10 Health IT provider drawing on decades of success in delivering solutions to meet the healthcare challenges of today.  Our unique position as a technology company with deep health and life sciences expertise equips us to transform patient care, as well as provider and payer operations in commercial and government health organizations.


The ISSO/ISSE supports the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with all Risk Management Framework (RMF), Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with all Risk Management Framework (RMF) , Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) , and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions
  • Assist with the review of EHR architecture and technical artifacts from a cybersecurity perspective, develop and implement Cyber Information Assurance policies and procedures, and develop associated cybersecurity related documentation.
  • Serve as the alternate Point of Contact (POC) for all RMF activities with responsibility for coordinating the RMF, and ensuring the inputs satisfy the assessment and authorization of the RMF requirements process that will lead to an IATT and a full ATO from the AF Authorizing Official assigned to the system
  • Assist with the development of templates and recommendation of other tools to support risk management and ATO activities.
  • Assist the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with reviewing authorizations, and providing pre-assessments for all Authorization and Assessments (A&A) systems in DHMSM and utilize DHA policy and eMASS as authoritative source for A&A. 
  • Identify the requirements that are security critical and establish corresponding controls for these requirements
  • Periodically test and evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls and ensure operational security posture is maintained.
  • Input data and upload artifacts relevant to this project into classified eMASS
  • Develop and/or update the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to document all known vulnerabilities to correct or mitigate risks. Track Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) agency-wide to identify areas of risk as a result of unimplemented POA&Ms.
  • Track the A&A status for all divisions and programs that have information systems to validate they meet the requirements to protect the data and operations.
  • Support cybersecurity compliance assessment efforts by providing systems engineering and documentation support.
  • Ensure all DoD cybersecurity-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Assist the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads in ensuring the project meets identified milestones
  • Support the development of cyber strategy and associated documentation, and ensure all DoD cybersecurity-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Ensure all users have requisite security clearances and access authorization.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for customer inquiries. 


  • BS degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience  
  • US Citizen with Active Secret Clearance or higher – required.  Contract requirement.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ hands-on experience on Defense Health Agency projects in a cybersecurity role.
  • Experience with network and network security assessments and documenting the results using NIST SP 800-53A, completing security plans and recommending Security Controls for Federal Information Systems
  • Documenting recommendations to correct security weaknesses resulting from security assessments and tracking implementation of corrective actions
  • Developing network and network security policies and system security documentation and procedures
  • Prior experience with DOD Accreditation and tools such as ACAS, eMASS, CMRS and HBSS
  • Knowledge of networks, cyber defense toolsets and processes. Strong understanding of related technologies and significant knowledge of particular networking technologies, operating systems, and security tools, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact and work with internal team members, vendors and clients.
  • Experience with DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP, HBSS
  • eMASS and Continuous Monitoring Risk Scoring System (CMRS) experience
  • Scripting knowledge: PowerShell, Python, Shell Scripting


  • DoD 8570 Certification
  • PMP Certification
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP
  • Experience with the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Experience with DoD Military Health preferred

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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

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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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