Cyber Security Specialist
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Description Job Requisition:Cyber Security SpecialistJob
Description:The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an
opening for a Cyber Security Specialist at the Pentagon, National
Cyber Security Specialist in support of the AFNCR IT Services
program at the National Military Command Center (NMCC). The AFNCR
IT Services program provides support services for information
systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of
Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint
Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR
missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint
Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces,
and alternate sites. The major support areas are: IT Operations and
Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E). The
senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported
require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a
fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment. The Cyber
Security Specialist will be responsible for creating cyber security
strategies that ensures compliance to industry best practices and
government regulations, performing compliance monitoring, providing
remediation strategies, and maintaining the compliance of the
organization.Primary ResponsibilitiesReview system security A&A
package submissions for consistency, completeness and traceability
ensuring compliance with current AF A&A guidance.?
? Maintain SOP checklists for each package to ensure
? Provide package compliance reports which list specific rework
actions to Government customers and the submitting Program.
? Identify key stakeholders in A&A efforts and ensure system
documentation reflects current system security configurations to
include hardware and software components, data flow,
interconnections, and ports, protocols, and services, and assist
customer with artifact creation, etc.?
? Identify potential risks associated with system configurations
and advise on mitigation strategies.?
? Participate in A&A status meetings and facilitate moving
systems toward a successful A&A effort.?
? Assist to estimate Level of Effort (LOE) involved in performing
? Assist to develop and implement detailed test plans and review
findings from self-assessments to determine readiness for
independent validation and verification (IV&V) assessment.?
? Assist customer program offices in interpreting and applying
? Conduct test results and analyze them for accuracy, compliance,
and adherence to Federal cybersecurity requirements.?
? Conduct thorough reviews of all vulnerabilities, architecture,
and defense in depth strategies and report findings in POA&Ms
? Document residual risks and provide the cybersecurity risk
analysis and mitigation determination results.?
? Produce risk assessment artifacts describing initial risks during
system development and residual risks identified during
? Maintain cybersecurity policy and processes as assigned.
? Must be able to analyze, interpret, and apply Federal
cybersecurity guidance to customer needs.
? Communicate the security posture of systems through designated
? Collaborate with other team members in the cybersecurity realm
and other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications?Bachelor's degree
with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related
experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a
?Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).?
?Currently possess DoD IAT Level II certification, Security+ CE or
?Currently possess a DoD Top Secret Security Clearance with the
ability to obtain SCI.Preferred Qualifications?Consistent
experience in the following areas: Cybersecurity policy,
procedures, and processes, including RMF and NIST 800-53 and
?Experience developing A&A documentation from scratch and
?Demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: multi-tasking,
critical thinking; and the ability to work quickly, efficiently and
accurately in a dynamic and fluid environment.External Referral
Bonus:EligiblePotential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:Top
SecretTravel:NoScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition
Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Cyber Security1000DefenseLeidos 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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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