Cybersecurity Engineer / DHMSM

at Leidos
Location Vienna, VA
Date Posted August 22, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

LEIDOS is currently searching for a Cybersecurity Engineer to support the Department of Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Program, a highly visible $4.3B single award IDIQ vehicle that provides support to the Defense Health Agency.  The DHMSM program is the DoD’s leading program designed to deploy a modern electronic health record (EHR) system across the United States and around the globe. Leidos, with core partners Cerner, Accenture, and Henry Schein, will support the DHMSM Program Executive Office (PEO) and the Defense Health Agency in the global deployment of our proposed EHR that will deliver improved system capability to the DoD whenever and wherever healthcare is required.

The DHMSM Cybersecurity Engineer will support the review of EHR architecture and technical artifacts from a cybersecurity perspective, and assist in the development and implementation of Cyber Information Assurance policies and procedures.    

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting the Cybersecurity team in complex to highly complex aspects of the Leidos Cybersecurity planning of the EHR system, and provide leadership to individual tasks as necessary
  • Support the Cybersecurity Lead in the development and management of project management plan(s), providing summaries which identify potential risks, and recommend plans to mitigate those risks
  • Provided technical analysis and security engineering review during the programs early design and development stages to ensure adherence to established security standards and Governmental requirements.
  • Document and track discovered vulnerabilities and assist with the development of POA&M’s (Plan of Action and Milestones)
  • Provide hands-on security engineering support in remediating and/or mitigating vulnerabilities.
  • Assist with the installation and configuration of security applications such as Splunk, ACAS, McAfee/HBSS
  • Collaborate with the development, DevSecOps, and system administration teams to provide security oversight, guidance, and support.
  • As necessary, support the Cybersecurity Lead in the development and implementation of a communication plan that provides regular updates to all staff on project implementation, as well as meeting, presenting and providing status to senior government personnel on the program. 
  • Update and maintain RMF controls, POA&Ms, and other artifacts on eMASS
  • Assist the Cybersecurity Lead in ensuring the project meets identified milestones
  • Support the development of cyber strategy and associated documentation
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for customer inquiries
  • Support the establishment and maintenance of internal and external relationships for cyber related collaboration

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience. Degree in Information Systems or Cyber Security preferred
  • US Citizenship required. Active Secret or higher security clearance is required for Federal Government contract.
  • Security Certification in accordance to DoD 8570.01 IAT-II or higher (e.g. CE, SSCP, CISSP) is preferable
  • Experience with cyber risk management tools such as DoD Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS)
  • DoD contract experience leading cyber activities throughout project lifecycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Experience with Controls and Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Substantial knowledge of networks, cyber defense toolsets and processes
  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) vulnerability scanner, Security Technical Information Guidance (STIG) requirements and compliance process, SCAP Content Checker, Security Readiness Review (SRRs), and other DoD approved tools.
  • DoD Military Health experience
  • Prior experience with DHMSM Program, working with Cerner

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Security Architecture and Engineering

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