Information Systems Security Officer

Leidos Laurel, MD

Leidos has a career opening for a Senior Information Systems Security Officer in Laurel, MD.


This program includes IT support, systems integration and life cycle support, enterprise application development, network engineering, information systems security (ISS), and 24x7x365 multi-tiered support to mission-focused offices.


• Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies

• Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

• Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

• Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview

• Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program

• Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control.

• Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

• Develop system security policy and ensures compliance

• Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)



•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required; 4 years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

•15 years’ experience as an Information Systems Security Officer is required.

•DoD 8570 compliance with IAM Level 2 or higher is required.

•Experience is to include at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.

•An active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

**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. 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.

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