CISSP Jobs - Systems Administrator, 16172

at Leidos
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted June 30, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense group is seeking a Mid-Level Systems Administrator with a strong security related background to be an integral part of our dedicated Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) Remediation Team.  The CCRI Remediation Team works to support systems analysis, operational teams, and end user patching.  The team is dedicated to patch High Vulnerability Machines which have issues taking automated patches.  

You will work in one of three locations: Vicksburg, MS; Huntsville, AL or Atlanta, GA. You must be a U.S. Citizen and carry an active DOD Secret clearance to qualify!

In this role:

  • You will be part of an IA engineering group responsible for identifying systems with a high density of unresolved IAVs, that tracks and brings into compliance High Interest IAVs for the United States Army Corps of Engineers and addresses security issues caused by problematic software.  
  • You will work on a list of known system and security tool configuration issues that may be contributing to the target system’s non-compliance.
  • You will be responsible for remotely connecting to high vulnerability density workstations, through remote access capabilities, to remediate vulnerability findings and resolve any contributing system related issues.  
  • You will work closely with operations staff to isolate the root causes and sources for non-compliance and assist them in implementing remedial action.


  • Ensure that identified “highly” vulnerable systems are analyzed and remediated.
  • Work remediation efforts on identified systems within the Top Vulnerabilities list.
  • Interface with end users, IA Teams, and Operation Support Teams
  • Utilize SCCM Client Health tool and Windows Management Interface (WMI) focused command line scripts
  • Analyze vulnerability assessment data to identify technical risks to the organization
  • Conduct analysis and aggregation of vulnerability data from various  sources
  • Continue self-development of knowledge, skills and abilities to better support execution of the Information Security (IS) function.


  • BS degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Understanding of Windows-based operating systems and the patching process
  • Understanding of UNIX-based operating systems.
  • Familiarity with ACAS reporting and Nessus scan data
  • Scripting experience/knowledge (bash, PowerShell, VB, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of network protocols
  • Good Analytical skill set (Root Cause Analysis, analyzing scan data)
  • Knowledge of Incident Response procedures, forensics
  • Knowledge of how to create or apply GPOs (either local or domain)
  • Know different Microsoft patching processes and how they work
  • Operating System knowledge and/or certifications
  • Must hold a current industry recognized certification in security (Sec+ and/or CISSP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience in information security in a large, highly-regulated enterprise.
  • Experience in enterprise programming languages and common scripting languages
  • Prior experience supporting/working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Experience with DISA STIGs
  • Experience with USCybercom IAVM program
  • Experience with IonIA reporting
  • Experience running and managing vulnerability assessment tools
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills and the ability to write clear and concise assessment reports.
  • Be able to execute in a high-pressure environment with tight timeframes
  • Prior experience executing vulnerability assessment activities
  • Technical security certifications preferred, such as GPEN, CISM, and/or CISSP
  • Displays a proven track record in executing vulnerability assessment activities


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Systems Administration

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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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