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Cyber Security Specialist


Cyber Security Analyst


Hampton, Virginia, United States


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Leidos is seeking a IT professional for our Cyber Security Specialist position at Langley AFB Virginia .

Job Summary

The Cyber Security Specialist will ensure implementation of security features for the detection of malicious code, viruses, and adversaries. The Cyber Security Specialist will produce risk assessment reports and remediation recommendations. The Cyber Security Specialist will also ensure the unit’s information systems follow USAF and DoD guidance. The Cyber Security Specialist may support the supplier risk management lifecycle throughout all phases, and insider threat/risk programs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.
  • Communicates with internal and client project team members. Works to implement solution designs and/or processes.
  • Represent the organization on various technical review and inspection teams
  • Coordinate with personnel on system security compliance and Information System Authority to Operate.
  • Conducts periodic reviews to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Notify organization when changes occur that might affect IS authorization
  • Assessing system security threats/risks.
  • Validating system security requirements definitions and analysis.
  • Support assessment and authorization process as needed.
  • Tracks security incidents and may be required to investigate, document, report, and provide future protective and corrective measures in response to such incidents.
  • Assist USAF, DoD, PMOs, and vendors with the development and execution of assessment and authorization (A&A)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience within Information Technology
  • Demonstrated experience in information security
  • Current TS/SCI government security clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant
  • Knowledge of RMF process, eMass, and XACTA workflow tools
  • Experience using relevant AF systems and databases
  • Knowledge of military policies and procedures relating to information technology
  • Experience working with cloud computing and infrastructure (AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Maintains currency of required ADLS and/or INSCOM trainings
  • Experience supporting Air Force ISR operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Security Engineering Course
  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Course
  • ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Course
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • Experience working with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with Air Force ISR units

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.