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Leidos Information Assurance Professional in Bellevue, Nebraska


Job Description:

The Information Assurance Professional is the primary Information Assurance (IA) decision maker and responsible for the management and technical administration of the Information System (IS) in accordance with internal and external security requirements. The Information Assurance Professional will oversee day-to-day information system security operations, resolve complex problems, and develop innovative solution to meet changing security requirements. The Information Assurance Professional will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Information Assurance technical domain. Ability to work independently as well as with a team of analysts trained in operations research, mathematics, and other skills. The ideal candidate will be adaptable to diverse office situations, procedures and demands.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Continuous upkeep, monitoring, analysis, and response to Information System, network and security events.

  • Documents compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system or develops a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) to address non-compliance in the allotted timeframe.

  • Develop procedures and documentation to ensure compliance with Configuration Management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with the governing authority approved authorization package and customer directives.

  • Evaluates proposed changes or additions to the information system, and advises senior site leadership of the security relevance.

  • Participates in internal/external security audits/inspections; performs risk assessments and Continuous Monitoring.

  • Lead investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to both the Facility Security and Senior Program Managers.

  • Ensure proper protection and / or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered

  • Author, review and update IS Authorization documentation (Body of Evidence) to support IS Assessment and Authorization activities.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 7+ year’s related experience.

  • Current DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAM II

  • Detailed understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST, ICD, and CNSS standards.

  • Familiarity with network technologies (LAN & WAN) and best practices within a classified environment to include crypto and key management

  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Windows operating systems (workstation & server), Linux, and system virtualization (multiple hypervisors) in a secure network environment.

  • Experience with compliance scanning tools (e.g. SCAP) and vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. ACAS)

  • Hands on experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation and management

  • Must be able to work in a constantly changing regulatory environment with short, mid, and long term timelines for remediating any non-compliance

  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change

  • Good writing and verbal presentation skills

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with SCI eligibility

Preferred Qualifications

Past or current ISSM/ISSO/ or Information Assurance Professional experience

  • DoD IS knowledge and experience

  • Detailed understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Security hardening scripting/automation experience

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:2000.00

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Information Assurance

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00061677

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.