Information Assurance Engineer

at Leidos
Location Reston, VA
Date Posted February 5, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Information Assurance Engineer for one of our Application Services contracts. Candidates should be highly skilled and able to provide complex administration tasks. Candidates may work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. This position may oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues. Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion.

Position can be performed in the DIAHQ or DIA Reston facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as a principal advisor on all information systems matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an IS (classified Information System) under her/his purview.

  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments.

  • Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, ICD 503), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.

  • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.

  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.

  • Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones

  • Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

  • Review weekly information systems security audits.

  • Security configuration management.

  • Security account administration.

  • Evaluate system security plan documentation.

  • Continuous security monitoring.

  • Responsible for managing risks related to the use of processing, storing, or transmitting information to reduce or eliminate impact to confidentiality, integrity, or availability of information and information systems. Employees in this sub family collectively perform a wide variety of security related tasks each with a compliance or risk based focus. Business objectives are aligned to IT Security Strategy while effectively meeting compliance demands (regulatory and non-regulatory). Duties may include but are not limited to; managing and enforcing security policies, training and educating end-users on proper security practices, conducting security and risk assessments using security frameworks (e.g., NIST, RMF, Common Criteria, etc.), mitigating risk via security controls, testing and evaluation to certify and accredit commercial security products, ensuring privacy of data throughout its lifecycle, vulnerability management (scanning, assessment, reporting, and mitigation verification), business continuity and disaster recovery. Some employees may be responsible for a combination of duties to protect information and maintain security controls for an entire system, site, or program in order to reduce risk.

Basic Qualifications

  • Current IAM Level 2 Security Certification (CAP, CASP CE,CISM)

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly is required.

  • Bachelors degree with 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • IAM DoD level 3 (CISM, GSLC and CISSP or CISSP Associate)

  • Security +

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Information Assurance

Pay Range:

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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.

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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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