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Leidos Cloud Cyber Security Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Cloud Cyber Security Analyst Senior with experience in Cloud and Software Defined Data Center Security.The position will support a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program that is strengthening and modernizing Provisional Authorizations (P-ATO) of cloud services. The candidate will develop and deliver a digital engineering design solutions related to Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) and the conductance of information assurance, cyber security, and risk-based analysis of cloud service candidates for FedRAMP.

For this effort, independent cyber security risk assessments of Cloud Service Provider (CSP) candidate cloud services including IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service); PaaS (Platform as a Service); and SaaS (Software as a service) will be conducted.Duties of the Cloud Cyber Security Analyst Senior will include developing and integrating the architecture, with polices and automation needed to enhance and support Joint Authorization Board (JAB) provisional authorizations (P-ATO).Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree and 4+ years of experience

  • A minimum of a Public Trust with the ability to obtain a DHS EOD

  • Experience with applying security settings in cloud environments

  • Familiarity with government standards for security, identity, and data management

  • Firm understanding of cloud technologies and cloud security and application of security settings within cloud environments

  • Firm understanding of security configuration settings for Microsoft Operating Systems (e.g. Windows 10, Server 2016), Linux (e.g. Red Hat), and databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle).

Desired Skills

  • Experience working in Agile teams

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Certification with cloud technologies

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Cyber Security Research and Development

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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.