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Leidos Cyber Security IA Analyst III in Huntsville, Alabama


Job Description:

Leidos is looking to staff a position that will be located onsite at a Government facility located in Huntsville, AL and serves primarily to manage the Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages in coordination with the Government lab managers. The position involves maintaining the documentation, assuring RMF compliance, completion of System Security Plans, and coordinating the activities of the rest of the Cybersecurity staff in meeting the overall security posture across the enclaves within the MDA ARC.

Primary Responsibilities

A successful candidate must be able to manage an on-going program risk management posture in accordance with the Government RMF control measures. Candidate will interact on a regular basis with both Government and company managers, and coordinate activity with a larger staff of cyber-security personnel to include the Cyber Lead Engineer to ensure the consistent and verifiable implementation of the agreed to controls to achieve the desired ATO.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate familiarity with multiple systems and functioning interchangeably within a team of engineers and support a cross functional approach to resolving the myriad of issues confronting applications and systems operating within a highly complex and interconnected networked environment. A successful candidate must demonstrate a history of taking ownership of a segment of the solution and pursuing the implementation across multiple technical areas. Candidate must have experience with the application of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to operating Systems, Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) monitoring and application, system vulnerability scanning and mitigation of findings, and remediation of findings. Candidate much have an awareness of eMASS, and be able to function at the level of an Information System Security Officer (ISSO). Candidate requires a current active DOD Secret clearance. Knowledge of a DOD laboratory environment is necessary and candidates should be able to demonstrate at least 10 years of increasing responsibility within the DOD environment. Candidates are required to demonstrate at least 10 years of experience working with both Linux and Windows based systems. Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, will consider years of experience in lieu of degree. Candidate must possess a current CompTIA Security+ certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who possess an active Top Secret clearance, possess a CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification, specific experience within the Huntsville laboratories located at Redstone Arsenal, and who possess specific experience with the Missile Defense Agency.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Cyber Security

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.