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Security Analyst


Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Security Analyst to work in our Atlanta office in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Primary Responsibilities

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop, review, and update required FISMA security controls.

Conduct annual testing of security controls and contingency plans required by NIST SP 800-53.

Conduct Technical Vulnerability Assessment & Analysis

Perform security control assessment validation through interview and examination based on NIST Special Publication 800-53 Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

Support federal Information System Security Officer on Security Assessment & Authorization process and obtaining Authority to Operate for responsible information systems

Prepare Security Assessment Plans (SAP) and Security Assessment Reports (SAR) and deliver for review and approval

  • Assists with the development and implementation of the information security policies and procedures
  • Assists with the documentation of access methodologies and diagram of process workflows
  • Assists with the development management’s responses to information security related findings

Recommends alternative solutions regarding courses of action that best meet the CDC’s security objectives.

BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

Preferred qualifications:

Previous working experience at CDC or other federal agencies

CISSP or other security cortications

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Info Security

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. 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 [email protected]

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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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Atlanta, Georgia
United States
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