More About the Role:
Leidos is seeking a Cybersecurity Authorization Services (Cyber IA) Engineering Manager to support the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract, the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under SMIT, the Leidos team delivers the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including areas such as cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, voice & video, messaging & mobility, and data transport. The Leidos team supports the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also striving for cost efficiencies and savings by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. The successful candidate will support the engineering (planning, designing, and implementing) for cyber services for the NMCI.
As a senior leader within the SMIT Engineering organization, the successful candidate will also be responsible for the Cybersecurity Authorization Services, including managing all enterprise-wide aspects of Authentication and Authorization (A&A) ensuring systems are maintained per security policies and procedures and maintaining compliance and ongoing reporting to senior SMIT leadership (Leidos and Navy).
•Lead and drive enterprise-wide activities involving both NMCI Engineering and Operations to elevate, develop, maintain and restore security compliance in a timely manner in order to meet ATO timelines and requirements.
•Effectively and proactively manage cross-organization dependencies necessary for the successful delivery of the Cybersecurity Authorization service.
•Manage the day-to-day enterprise-wide activities of Cybersecurity Authorization service.
•Lead and participate in regular briefings with the customer on cybersecurity status, including preparing briefing materials.
•Effectively and proactively manage Cybersecurity Authorization Service engineering organization responsible to performing the following:
-Author, review, coordinate and submit cybersecurity authorization required artifacts in eMASS (including change requests) to achieve milestones such as Interim Authority to Test (IATT) and Authorization to Operate (ATO) in accordance with the project and program level schedules.
-Develop and maintain system security documentation, including drafting, reviewing, editing and recommending guidance for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Tactics, Techniques, & Procedures (TTP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Score Card.
-Evaluate software and hardware during pre-acquisition phases to determine its ability to meet minimum security requirements based on NIST SP 800-53 Rev4 security controls.
-Comply with current Cybersecurity and IA manuals, instructions, and guides within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Work closely with government Cyber leadership team to support ATO conditions and requirements.
•Participate in strategic network, security, and operations new technology planning.
What You'll Get to Do:
The Cybersecurity Authorization Services (Cyber IA) Engineering Manager will:
•Serve as a primary interface for the customer and Leidos program leadership to answer questions, address concerns, and provide status/updates.
•Serve as a primary interface for the A&A team for senior program leadership and internal project managers, driving the teams’ technical deliverables and progress.
•Manage the Authentication & Authorization enterprise-wide activities to create/maintain the necessary RMF packages for Accreditation as required by existing solutions or the solutions planned for implementation.
•Oversee the planning of upgrades, replacements, configuration changes, and other applicable changes.
•Review Statement of Objectives (SOOs) and develop Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for cyber service areas.
•Lead analysis, review, and validation with customers, stakeholders, and team members for NMCI projects and changes related to cyber services.
•Collaborate and coordinate with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other engineering & operations disciplines.
•Comply with ITSM processes and procedures, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance, and Cybersecurity requirements within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Develop and maintain processes, checklists, and procedures necessary to support cyber authorization services.
•Oversee a team of engineers who will design and develop solutions in IT areas for SMIT cyber services.
•Perform manager functions such as department meetings, performance management, timecard approvals, one-on-ones, training, etc., to provide employees with appropriate Leidos management/oversight.
•Manage subcontractor activities and plans for any subcontracted workload.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Typically requires a BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience (in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university). Generally has 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
•Eight (8) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance to start the program.
•Technical knowledge and skills in one of the following areas: cybersecurity assessment, vulnerability scanning, integration and testing, data analytics or security operations.
•Knowledge of cybersecurity assessment and authorization (A&A) and associated processes, procedures, and activities in accordance with DoDID 8500.01, DoDI 8551.01, and other applicable NIST instructions, guidelines.
•Experience supporting the formal Cybersecurity/IA testing required by government accrediting authorities, and preparing System Security Plans.
•Technical understanding of supporting security initiatives, conducting security monitoring, reporting and maintaining security compliance following security regulations and policies.
•Experience with Security Engineering and Architecture, Certification and Accreditation, Vulnerability Assessment, Incident Management, Vulnerability Management, Security Operations, and Policy and Program Development.
•Experience managing direct employees and overseeing subcontractors and demonstrated ability to form/lead high performing IA teams and program IA efforts.
•Motivated self-starter with ability to lead and work in a matrix organization and communicate effectively with peers, subordinates and program leadership.
•Ability to drive team performance as well as employee culture change and transformation including driving continuously improved service delivery.
•Ability to multi-task, self-assign work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Exceptional communication abilities, both verbal and written, including business writing on complex topics.
•Lead cybersecurity tasks and collaborate with customers, stakeholders, and team members.
•Experience and ability to successfully negotiate and influence others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.
•Strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team, including the ability to clearly articulate status and present to both customers and program leadership.
•Mentor and review the work of junior team members.
•Possesses broad knowledge base with key IT technologies, system engineering, IT processes and lifecycle methodologies, technical project execution and management, and IT modernization and transformation.
•Travel may be required.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Hold an active security certification that meets DOD 8570 IAT level II or higher, such as Security+ CE or CISSP.
•Prior experience managing first-line managers.
•Prior experience managing remote employees and teleworkers.
•Prior experience with Navy customer and mission partner set.
Original Posting Date:
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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 law.
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.