Information Systems Security Administrator (Active TS/SCI clearance)

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Job Category:
Cyber Security
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Leidos is seeking and Information System Security Administrator with a current TS/SCI clearance to join the NISC III program in support of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) customer.  

Ensure the proper operational security posture is maintained for protection of information systems, programs, and/or designated IT assets. 

This includes support across the following Cybersecurity Domain areas: 
  • Cybersecurity Requirements & Enterprise Architecture 
  • Cybersecurity Integration
  • Information Assurance. 

Duties and Responsibilities for the position include:

  • Advising on security considerations in applications systems procurement and/or development. 
  • Advise on security related matters related to implementation, operational maintenance, and disposal activities (i.e. life cycle management). 
  • Assist in the determination of an appropriate level of security commensurate with the impact level. 
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Security Authorization for all systems under their responsibility to include: System Characterization Documents, System Security Plans and Information System Contingency Plans. 
  • Conduct periodic vulnerability, risk, and threat assessments to re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies. 
  • Manage remediation actions and Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) updates. 
  • Conduct assessments of system configuration changes for impact on security posture through participation in the configuration control board processes. 
  • Conduct inquiries into cyber incidents.  
  • Evaluate the technical accuracy and completeness of a system’s Certification & Accreditation (C&A) documents.  
  • Oversee training, policies, and practices (including audits) to ensure systems are securely operated. 
  • Review white-papers, standards, security policies, and industry best practices to provide expertise on how the agency can ensure compliance with new security requirements. 
  • Apply current computer science technologies involved with the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems/networks to maintain system security and provide information assurance. 
  • Provide security engineering and integration support involving a wide range of security issues such as architectures, electronic data traffic, and network access.  
  • Immediately report any unauthorized access to information or any system failure/suspected defect that could lead to an unauthorized disclosure, loss of integrity, or loss of system availability.

External Referral Eligible

Typical education and experience: 
  • Typically requires BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. 
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. 

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related Computer Science field.
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Active TS/SCI with ability to obtain a Polygraph
  • Extensive information system security experience.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Masters degree or higher in Computer Science
  • Information Assurance Certification
  • FAA systems experience and experience with digital forensics systems.
  • 15 or more years of information system security experience.

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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