IASE/ISSE - Active TS/SCI required!

  • Leidos,
  • Suitland, MD
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Analysis, CISSP, Development, Hardware, LAN, Linux, Management, Oracle, Risk Management, SDLC, Security, Solaris, Testing, WAN, Windows
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring an Information Assurance Security Engineer (IASE) / Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in Suitland, MD to provide direct security engineering support to the execution of the customer's Information Assurance (IA) Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) mission.

All work is onsite in Suitland, MD. Candidates must have an an active TS/SCI to qualify for the role.

The IASE/ISSE will be responsible for:

Support of the design, development, integration, testing, implementation, deployment and operations & maintenance (O&M) of tools for the automation of security testing in support of C&A/A&A.

Partnering with colleagues to perform architectural design, integration, installation, configuration, testing, and administration of systems and capabilities to support the scanning, monitoring, and reporting of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA)/Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alerts (ICVA) for the Naval Intelligence (NAVINTEL) Community.

Integration, installation, configuration, testing, administration of C&A Management tools and capabilities to implement A&A business processes, workflow, ICD-503, NIST 800-53 security controls mappings, and FISMA reporting.

Integrating and testing new features and functions within the A&A Management solution. This includes, but may not be limited to, DoD 8500.2, and NIST 800-53 Security Controls mappings; implementing updates business processes, workflow, and templates; and direct support to Fleet customers.

System administration and O&M support for the A&A Management capability.

Performing security assessments; design reviews; and providing guidance on new technologies for Fleet customers. New technologies may include, but are not limited to, Cloud technologies, Cross Domain Solutions, Hardware, Operating System, Web technologies; and Databases.

Providing Security Engineering, on an as needed basis, to support to the Security Controls Assessors (SCAs) and Validators for A&A and C&A efforts, respectively.

Design, development, integration, testing, documentation, system administration, ISSO responsibilities, and O&M for systems that support hidden/malicious file content analysis and reporting; Reliable Human Review (RHR) workflow functionality, enforcement, and audit; and cross-domain transfers.


Active TS/SCI clearance

Candidate must meet DoD 8570.1M requirements and possess an active CISSP certification.

BS in CS, IT, Cyber Security, Information Assurance or a related field

8+ years of Security Engineering experience with DIACAP, DCID 6/3, ICD-503, and/or NIST Risk Management Framework

Experience in system/software design, development, integration, testing, system administration, O&M.

Experience implementing and executing software and security engineering practices in the SDLC process.

Experience with DoD, DISA, FLTCYBERCOM, DoDIIS, and IC tools, systems, reporting mechanisms and requirements for C&A.

Technical knowledge of the DoD, IC, and national level system security initiatives and Secure Information/LAN/WAN/Cloud Technologies/Cross, Domain Solutions (CDSs) technologies

Experience designing, developing and using host based and network based scanning tools; experience with SCAP based tools and specifications.

Experience in OS hardening; securing systems/software IAW IC, DoD, and industry best practices; development of security controls, testing methodologies, and procedures for systems, cloud based architectures and CDSs. (RHEL) environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of development in Oracle Solaris or Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Experience developing in a MS Windows 2012R2 or Windows 10

Knowledge of OpenOffice or LibreOffice integration or development

MS in CS or IT with IA

Active ISSEP certification

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.