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Leidos Information Systems Security Officer in Hanover, Maryland


Job Description:

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support and more! If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading!

Job Summary

The Leidos Intelligence Group as a career opportunity for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Hanover, MD. The candidate will be responsible for security architecture and systems engineering supporting multiple Identity, Access, and Credential (ICAM) projects. ISSO tasks include:

Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs).Work with ISSM and DAOs to ensure systems obtain and maintain accreditation.Apply continuous monitoring techniques to evaluate the systems security postureCreate tasking for developers and system administrators as changes and patching are required.Ensure security policies, practices, and procedures are implemented.Track Plans of Actions and Milestones(POA&M)Review Audit LogsPerform Data transfers. Qualifications

TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines.

5 years Security Engineering experience

An additional 4+ years of Security Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.

Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to management and other stakeholders.

Experience with:

The ICD 503/NIST 800-53 certification and accreditation processRisk Management Framework Developing and maintaining SSPs IAVA review and handling Interpreting Security Scan resultsInterfacing with System Administrators and Software Engineers Task tracking systems (e.g. Jira, Redmine, ServiceNow)Understanding of:

Public Key Infrastructure-based authentication A variety of security policies, especially within the IC Fundamentals of technical security risk assessmentUnderstands how to perform analysis of alternatives


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Information Assurance

Pay Range:

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

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.