ISSO - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Leidos COLUMBIA, MD Closed
Leidos is looking for ISSO - TS/SCI w/ Poly in COLUMBIA, MD. This local job opportunity with ID 11118083 is live since 08/27/2018.

We are currently seeking an ISSO for our internal Information Assurance Team.  This is an exciting opportunity to jumpstart your Security career as we are looking for folks who have about 2-5 years of IA/Security experience.  The role will sit in Columbia, MD (with minimal travel to other Employer sites in MD) and we are only considering candidates with an *active* TS/SCI w/ Poly Clearance. 

Job duties include:

• Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

• Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware

• Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation

• Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades

• Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

• Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

• Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program

• Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave

• Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies

• Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation

• Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware

• Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-today security operations of the system

• Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies

• Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)


-  Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.  Requires 2 - 5 years recent IA/Security experience

-  Knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools

-  Understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST, and ICD standards

-  Experience developing technical documentation for SSPs and successfully leading systems through achieving approvals for testing and operation (e.g. Interim Authority to Test (IATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO)). Experience with computer/system security engineering

-  Microsoft Windows and UNIX experience

-  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


External Referral Eligible


Employer Overview:
Employer is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Employer reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Employer with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Employer is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet. read more

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