Information Systems Security Officer
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Leidos currently has an immediate opening for an Information
Systems Security Officer (ISSO), supporting multiple US Navy
programs located Bethesda, MD. Leidos' High Fidelity Simulation
Business Area is responsible for architecting and implementing
large-scale System of Systems solutions in support of world class
simulation, training, and analysis products for the US Navy. You
will get to work with state-of-the art technology developing the
most sophisticated and "game changing" trainers the US Navy
deploys. You will be part of a brilliant team, in a constant
learning environment, on a long running program, performing work
that has a major impact, with access to additional pay options.
This position requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain a
DoD Secret security clearance.
This position is part of the HFS cyber security team, and is
responsible for administering classified and unclassified networks
of computer systems running the Linux Operating System, and
maintaining and improving the security posture for the information
systems that support the development and fielding of a variety of
US Naval training systems. Candidate will perform at least the
---Perform design, installation, configuration, administration,
support and maintenance efforts for Linux based development and
operational systems, on both the hardware and software sides of the
---Perform regular audits of Information Systems (IS), including
review of system audit logs, verification and maintenance of
regular backups of the IS, and inventorying of IS components.
Ensure that system recovery processes are monitored and tested.
Perform patch management of all ISs.
---Maintain System Access Control Management, and audit user
accounts on the IS.
---Assist the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in the
management of ISs. Ensure the implementation of security measures
in accordance with the SSP and ISSM's guidance.
---Perform periodic Risk Assessments of the Information Systems and
identify and document any unique threats to the Information
Systems. Develop and perform regular vulnerability and security
posture tests of the IS, as required by the Security Control
Assessor (SCA) and ISSM.
---Assist with the implementation of facility procedures, under the
direction of the ISSM, to include media handling, security incident
handling, IS User Briefings, and IS security reviews and audits.
Assist with the maintenance of the System Security Policy (SSP) and
Supplemental SSPs for all information systems within the facility.
Assist the ISSM with Plan of Actions & Milestone (POA&M)
updates, maintenance, and coordination with the SCA. Perform
Security Briefings for personnel on Rules, Responsibilities, and
---Assist with the evaluation of changes or additions to the IS
within the facility, work with the ISSM to determine security
relevance, and make recommendations for approval or denial to the
---Assist the Facility Security Officer (FSO) with periodic
---Provide general technical support to users and general system
---BA/BS degree. Select certifications may be substituted for the
--- Must have 4+ years experience with, and demonstrate the skills
and capabilities to successfully execute the duties and
responsibilities of this position
--- Must have experience in supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Version 6 and 7
--- Must have direct experience with maintaining and
troubleshooting Dell Hardware, or Supermicro Hardware, or PC
hardware, and be familiar with virtualization
--- Must be a flexible, positive and energetic team player; be able
to work in a fast paced environment; adapt to changes tasking; and
be able to work with minimal supervision
--- Active DoD Secret security clearance
--- Experience with Linux and Linux script development
--- Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, Portfolio, and Service Desk
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
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
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