Information Assurance Lead

  • Leidos,
  • Bethesda, MD
  • 1 hour ago
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Risk Management, SDLC, Security, Analyst, Systems, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

The Leidos Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking an Information Assurance Lead supporting customers in Montgomery County, MD

An experienced Information Assurance professional with lead experience is needed to help organize, document and assess the system security of multiple applications following our HHS customer's system accreditation and authorization (SA&A) processes.

Responsibilities include performing information security risk assessments in accordance with the NIST Risk Management Framework tailored for HHS and NIH applications, assess the effectiveness of internal security controls, participate in the SDLC, provide risk assessment advisory (understanding best practices such as secure coding, application security architecture, etc.), and support FISMA audit requirements including documenting the system security plan, security controls, contingency plans, and related tests.

The successful Cyber Security Analyst will maintain knowledge of security and privacy law/directives/regulations, industry best practices related to information assurance, changes in technology, and advise Leidos management on the potential impact while serving as a Security technical liaison to the customer and development teams. The Cyber Security Analyst will follow best practices in vulnerability management including scanning, assessment, reporting, and mitigation verification.

The Cyber Security Analyst will support the development and tracking of Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) when vulnerabilities are identified and conduct application scanning analysis and mitigation tracking. This includes providing inputs to the program management staff for regular status, metrics and issue reporting.

  • Manage and enforce customer security policies
  • Conduct security and risk assessments of Leidos maintained applications using NIST security frameworks and related documents
  • Mitigate risk via security controls
  • Ensure privacy of data throughout its lifecycle
  • Document contingency plans, business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Communicate with internal team members across multiple areas as well as customer team member.
  • Communicate with parties external to the organization (e.g., sub-contractors, vendors, etc.).
  • Support project/team leaders regarding solution design, process and/or approaches

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with 8+ years of experience managing the cyber security efforts at US Federal agencies
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - (ISC)2
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in documenting information system security plans, contingency plans and POA&Ms
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and regularly employs ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems in order to achieve functional objectives

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-00068543
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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