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Information Assurance Analyst

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Leidos Lorton , VA 22079

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN).

The Information Assurance Analyst (IAA) will oversee day-to-day information system security operations including hardware and software implementations along with assisting users as needed in a classified computing environment. The selected candidate must be able 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.

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

Documents compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system

Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and customer directives.

Ensures records are maintained for workstations, servers, software, routers, firewalls, network switches, crypto, and other relevant hardware/equipment throughout the information system's life cycle.

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.

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

Working with the Facility Security Officer (FSO) to develop, implement and manage a formal Information Security / Information Systems Security Program.

Develop, implement and enforce Information Security Policies and Procedures.

Review and update IS Authorization documentation (Body of Evidence) to support IS Assessment and Authorization (Certification/Accreditation) activities.

Active TOP SECRET clearance with SCI eligibility




Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years experience or 5+ years of IA experience without a degree.

Current or ability to obtain DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAM III within 6 months

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

Expert with Microsoft Windows, Linux, and system virtualization (multiple hypervisors) in a secure network environment.

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

Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability or EOD


Past or current ISSM/ISSO experience

CEH or CHFI a plus

GCIH a plus

DoD IS knowledge and experience

Background or understanding of System Security Plans (SSP)

Security hardening scripting/automation experience

Microsoft OS Certification (MCSE Win 7 or other)

Linux certification (RHCSA, CompTIA Linux, LCFS/LCFE, etc.)

Understanding of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) standards

Some background in research and analysis

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.

When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear

Leidos 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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) 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.

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