Cybersecurity Information Assurance Engineer I

  • Leidos,
  • Huntsville, AL
  • 11 hours ago
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Analyst, Systems, Project Manager, Risk Management, IT, Excel, PowerPoint, Linux, Windows, Protocol, Security, Architecture, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Cybersecurity Analyst in Huntsville, AL to support a critical modernization effort of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) command and control program in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation and Project Manager Command, Control, and Effects. This effort is to meet the government's objective to modernize the underlying UAS command and control architecture, redesign the command and control front/back end software into the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE), integrate common services made available through the Army's Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work independently, and collaboratively, as a contributor to overall cyber security responsibilities on an agile software development program
Contribute to the software modernization effort using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) as a guide
Perform module and unit testing of cyber security features, including manipulation of data for analysis of security requirements
Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for secure design, secure development and security testing

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
US citizenship with the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
Experience performing security scans on an IT environment
Experience evaluating, scoring, and documenting security compliance of RMF controls, DISA CCIs, and/or STIG vulnerabilities
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
Ability to obtain, at a minimum, DOD 8570.01-Manual level I certification within six months of hire
Good verbal and written skills and able to multi-task and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with RMF in a software development environment is strongly preferred
Experience with various operating systems, such as Red Hat Linux and Windows Servers
Experience with software or system vulnerability analysis reports (MicroFocus Fortify, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, Anchore, or other cybersecurity tools)
Experience with Static code / dynamic code analysis
Experience in penetration, web app or security scanning testing
Experience deploying and maintaining security tools (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution, Secure Content Automation Protocol Compliance Checker, McAfee Endpoint Security suite, or other DISA tools)
Experience in applying Security and Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to software technologies
Experience with standards NIST SP 800-171 or 800-53
Experience with unmanned systems, Army Common Operating Environment (COE), VMF messaging or other PMO systems
Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
DOD 8570.01-Manual level I or II certified

External Referral Bonus:

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Security Architecture and Engineering

Pay Range:


Company Information

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.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00059155
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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