Information Systems Security Officer (645039)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos has a career opportunity for an Information Systems Security Officer in Baltimore, MD. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Position Summary:

The Information Systems Security Office will perform an analysis of information technology solutions, systems, and programs within a large federal environment. The ISSO will assess, analyze, and document vulnerabilities to information systems within large government systems in order to help the customer make informed risk-based decisions. The successful candidate is responsible for protecting the organization's information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording and destruction. Duties may include managing and enforcing of security strategies and policies within established guidelines. Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, IT Security Strategy, Cyber Security, and Compliance and Risk Management which includes IT Security and Compliance Teams.


•Lead security assessments of customer systems, services, and programs to ensure that collected PHI data is protected, as well as provide oversight to less experienced staff.

•Analyze customer processes and configurations to verify that previously identified flaws have been corrected, and document the results.

•Develop approaches for industry-specific threat analyses, application-specific penetration tests, and the generation of vulnerability reports.

•Develop detailed remediation reports and recommendations for compliance and security improvements across industries based on changing threats.

•Develop and update a consistent approach to information security programs and ensure adherence with best practices.

•Effectively communicates technical and nontechnical concepts to a variety of audiences

•Communicate with customer technical staff and management.

•Methodically gather, document, and present specific customer requirements.

•Follow existing processes and procedures, and propose updates to such. Develop new processes and procedures, as necessary.

•Works with minimal supervision, set priorities, and give attention to detail and quality.

•Strong organizational and time-management skills: multitasking, working individually and with a team, having a positive attitude, being self-motivated and reliable, being trustworthy, having strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills, and being able to handle stress in a professional manner.

BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.

Experience in the field of technology security and privacy policy, procedure, risk assessment, and system architecture.

CISSP required

Leidos Overview:
Leidos 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, Leidos 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 Leidos 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. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta