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Information Assurance Engineer

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Job Number:
644127
Job Category:
Information Assurance
Location:
GAITHERSBURG, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

An Identity & Access Management (IdAM) program is seeking an experienced information assurance engineer to provide both technical and process leadership in support of a mission critical enterprise system.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate should have strong Linux, Networks, and IT background with experience managing ICD 503 Accreditation & Authorization requirements, mitigating security vulnerabilities, and proactively building security into IT system design. The individual must be able to successfully evaluate trade-offs between system capability and security, as well as communicate conclusions and rationales to technical and non-technical individuals to obtain concurrence. The selected individual will be responsible for applying security evaluations and concepts to ongoing engineering and development efforts to include managing A&A requirements.

Qualifications:

- Information Assurance/ICD 503 experience

- Linux/UNIX experience

- CISSP

- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

 

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

- Network Security background

- Cloud/AWS experience

- Experience developing security test & certification procedures

 

 

 


Qualifications:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

 

Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

 

External Referral Eligible


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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