Aberdeen, Maryland


Job Description:

Information Assurance Engineer

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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

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We are in search of an Information Assurance Engineer to support the Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) system accreditation.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here (https://www.leidos.com/company/our-business/defense) !

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Responsibilities Include:

+ Review and coordinate guidelines and policies surrounding risk and security

+ Perform assessment of operational system for acquiring ATO using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) including coordination with SCAV and other stakeholders to close any outstanding issues

+ Document best practices for security and information assurance based on business and user requirements

+ Define backup strategies, adhere to backup policies, and monitor backups for completion and viability

+ Coordinate, develop, and evaluate security processes for the program.

+ Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customer requirements.

+ Ensure servers comply with DoD Information Assurance requirements and update servers that are not in compliance

+ Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle

+ Monitor hardware and software for any suspicious changes, behavior or traffic, provide reports when/as directed

+ Monitor and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures

+ Evaluate IAVA Reports and identify patches to be implemented to resolve vulnerabilities.

+ Test Security Patches against operational software to ensure functionality does not impact the software

+ Develop POAMs to address residual vulnerabilities.

+ Determine implementation strategies for information assurance and security requirements based on the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands

+ Perform Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions (ACAS) vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and network discovery

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field and a minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience in Information Security or Cyber Security

+ DoD Secret Clearance required on day one

+ DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II – Preferably Security +

+ DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience

+ Must have knowledge and experience with implementing DoD & IA requirements and certification process (RMF)

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

+ DISA ACAS and eMASS training/experience

+ Industry certifications such as Microsoft, Cisco, NetApp, and VMware

+ Experience with US Army Biometrics Automated Toolset (BAT-A)

+ Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, Active Directory, SharePoint and Visio

+ Certifications such as CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP, CCNP Collaboration or BCNE

Clearance Required:

+ DoD Secret Clearance

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00072099

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Aberdeen, Maryland

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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