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Cyber Security Operations Principal / DHMSM ( R-00067532 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Vienna, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos' Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is currently seeking an experienced Cyber Security Operations Principal in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Program. Leidos is a Top 10 Health IT provider drawing on decades of success in delivering solutions to meet the healthcare challenges of today. Our unique position as a technology company with deep health and life sciences expertise equips us to transform patient care, as well as provider and payer operations in commercial and government health organizations.

The Cyber Security Operations Principal supports the DHMSM Cyber Security Lead in the support of key programs and efforts as needed to include Risk Management Framework (RMF), Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support current and future programs with all Risk Management Framework (RMF), Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) , and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions
  • Assist with the review of architecture and technical artifacts from a cybersecurity perspective, develop and implement Cyber security policies and procedures, and identify, document, and remediate cyber security gaps.
  • Serve as the alternate Point of Contact (POC) for all RMF activities with responsibility for coordinating the RMF, and ensuring the inputs satisfy the assessment and authorization of the RMF requirements process that will lead to an IATT and a full ATO from the Authorizing Official assigned to the system
  • Assist with the development of templates and recommendation of other tools to support risk management and ATO activities.
  • Assist or lead reviewing authorizations, and providing pre-assessments as need to obtain or retain ATO
  • Identify the requirements that are security critical and establish corresponding controls for these requirements
  • Periodically test and evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls
  • Track Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) as required
  • Support cybersecurity compliance assessment efforts
  • Assist the Cybersecurity Lead in ensuring the project meets identified milestones
  • Support the development of cyber strategy and associated documentation
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for customer inquiries
  • Provides technical advice/input that impact strategic client outputs and Leidos business results.
  • Impacts functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans that position Leidos competitively in the marketplace.
  • Serves as a technical lead on large, complex projects.
  • Mentors and coach other technical staff.


  • BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s with 10+ years of prior relevant experience (4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
  • US Citizen with Active Secret Clearance or higher – required.
  • Experience conducting network and network security assessments and documenting the results using NIST SP 800-53A, completing security plans and recommending Security Controls for Federal Information Systems
  • Developing network and network security policies and system security documentation and procedures
  • Prior experience with DOD Accreditation and tools such as ACAS, eMASS, CMRS and HBSS
  • Knowledge of networks, cyber defense toolsets and processes. Strong understanding of related technologies and significant knowledge of particular networking technologies, operating systems, and security tools, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact and work with internal team members, vendors and clients.
  • Experience with DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP, HBSS
  • eMASS and Continuous Monitoring Risk Scoring System (CMRS) experience
  • Scripting knowledge: PowerShell, Python, Shell Scripting

Preferred Qualifications

  • DoD 8570 Certification
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP
  • DHA MTF Exposure

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