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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location McLean, VA, United States
McLean, Virginia

About this job


The Leidos National Security Sector uses a wide range of capabilities to support our customers' mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team's focus is ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, apply today!

Leidos is seeking a Security Specialist for our client's operational requirements on a mission focused program within a challenging, dynamic setting located in the McLean, VA area. Successful candidates in this position will have the ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project. The Security Specialist will work to convince others to accept area's view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices, and approaches.

Primary Responsibilities: Security

Develop, implement, and maintain security programs. Tasks may include but are not limited to:

  • Process CAP/SAP requests from the IC and DOD, brief Control Officers, maintain program records and files, update SOP and briefings accordingly, and act a liaison between PMO and CAP/SAP team

  • Provide recommendations on personnel security policies, standards, and procedures

  • Draft requirements and implementation guidance

  • Assess security programs to identify and recommend ways to address gaps

  • Prepare for security working groups and interagency forums and provide event coordination

  • Conduct government or contractor developed training classes or learning materials and conduct technical or administrative briefing of government or contractor personnel

  • Develop security program SOPs as required

  • Prepare staff and sites for government security audits

  • Conduct security reviews of acquisition packages

  • Conduct security reviews and update document classifications

  • Conduct security briefings

  • Process 4311 documents and support visitor requests

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Demonstrated experience with required SAP, CAP, and SCI security procedures.

  • Demonstrated experience with information, industrial, and personnel security principles and practices.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to resolve problems and develop guidance documentation across a variety of circumstances and environments.

  • Requires BA degree and 4-8 year of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience. Final level will be determined upon the skills, education, and experience of selected candidate.

  • Minimum 5 year working with or in the IC.

Original Posting Date:2024-03-14

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:Pay Range $61,750.00 - $111,625.00

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.