Cyber Security Audit Director


The Corporate Internal Audit Department for Leidos currently has an opening for an experienced Cyber Security Audit Director located in Reston VA.
This position will substantially contribute cyber security expertise to the audit department and is responsible for
Planning and performing cyber security compliance, information systems, operational, and internal control audits.

In addition, this role will help develop an integrated audit approach that includes cyber considerations including tools necessary to complete testing.

Maintain awareness of new cyber and technology trends and the general cyber environment.

Participate in performing risk assessments and developing the annual audit plan.
Travel up to 25%. Relocation reimbursement may be considered for the selected candidate.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Cyber Security or related disciplines from an accredited university. In addition, 12+ years Information Technology audit experience or equivalent experience is required.
• Strong technical skills including hands-on experience leading cyber security reviews. 
• Experience leading IT integrated financial and operational audits. 
• Familiarity with various Information Risk Frameworks; e.g. IS0 27K series, NIST 800 series, FISMA, FAR/DFAR, DIARMF process,  CSC Top 20 security controls, HIPPA Security Rule.
• Familiarity with security hardening guidelines such as STIGS, CIS Benchmarks etc.
• Success in this role will require excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and oral communications.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen due to access restrictions on military installations or computer systems.
• Dual major or advanced degree including combination of Computer Science or MIS and Accounting.
• Experience performing NIST, HIPPA, PCI or FISMA assessments.
• Experience with vulnerability scanning, interpreting scan reports or monitoring tools.
• Candidates that possess or are successfully working towards a CISA or security professional certifications are highly preferred.
• “Big4” experience or working on Government Contracting engagements is a plus.
FAMILIARITY with security architecture and capabilities of one or more of the following is a plus: Workday Human Resources, Oracle Database, Red Hat Linux, Active Directory, Windows, J2EE, network perimeter/ Internet security,  Endpoint Protection, Encryption technologies and solutions, SQL server database, Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time and Expense, Penetration testing, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Cognos, virtualization/cloud computing security, computer forensics, TeamMate, Tripwire, Splunk, Sage, IDEA or ACL extraction software.

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. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employe

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