Information Assurance (IA) / Cybersecurity Engineer (646614)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


Leidos has a current job opportunity for an Information Assurance (IA) / Cybersecurity Engineer in support of the 1st Infantry Division. This position is located in Fort Riley, KS.

Job Description:

Support the implementation and administration of information security policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure the protection of systems, applications, and data on tactical and development networks. Provide professional security services for IA/Cybersecurity in accordance with US Government (USG), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Army (DA), and US Army Forces Command

(FORSCOM) policies and guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Provide the necessary support to monitor and ensure compliance with information security policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including assistance with internal auditing, reporting, technical reviews, and identification of security risks.

· Provide technical assistance in support of Cybersecurity inspections and Site Assistance Visits (SAV).

· Assist with drafting, reviewing, editing, and recommending guidance for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP),

Tactics, Techniques, amp; Procedures (TTP), Plan Of Action and Milestones (POA amp;M), Army Portfolio Management System (APMS), and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

· Support the migration of network accreditations from the legacy DoD Information Assurance Certification and

Accreditation Process (DIACAP) to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) utilizing the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) system.


Basic Qualifications:

· Must meet DoD 8570.1-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, IA certification standards.

· Active DoD Secret clearance.

- BS degree and 5+ years of experience in IA/Cybersecurity (4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

Preferred Qualifications:

· Preference to candidates with security certificates such as CISSP, CISM, GSLC, or CASP.

· Experience with Tactical Server Infrastructure (TSI) and Battle Command Common Services (BCCS).

· Experience in performing risk assessment, IT audits, security planning, systems accreditation and policy development.

· Experience complying with USG, DoD, and DA regulations and preparing for responding to information security audits and questionnaires.

· Understanding of related information technology (e.g. firewalls, VPN, virtualization, DLP, etc) and physical security assets.

· Knowledge of domain structures, user authentication, data encryption, access audits and end-user security best practices.

· Experience with UNIX/LINUX OS and any scripting language.

· Experience working with IDS/IPS and processes.


External Referral Eligible

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