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Job #: R-00107390
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Security Admin to work in our Bethesda Facility. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping Leidos make the world saferhealthier, and more efficient through information technologyengineering, and science.  In this mission, you will serve as the Security Admin. This position requires expertise in all disciplines of the industrial security field.

This position will be required to interface with all department levels, division and government management, personnel and maintain the skills to cultivate relationships for optimal contract security performance. This position will report directly to the Security Manager. This position will interface with all levels of corporate and government management personnel. Expectation of a self-assured demeanor and able to make critical security decisions for dynamic programs that sponsor high value contracts. Be able to drive constructive change within the organization. Must possess the ability to effectively convey both verbal and written. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage personnel security (PERSEC) actions.

  • Conduct daily audits of DISS and SIMS to maintain data compliance.

  • Prepare Visit Authorization Requests (VAR), Common Access Cards (CAC), DBIDS, NAVSEA, HII, and Private Shipyard Badges.

  • Track Initial/Final Clearance Briefings, SF312s and Foreign Travel Pre/Post Travel Briefings.

  • Track all required Annual Refresher, NATO, Courier, OPSEC, and Derivative Classification Training/Briefings.

  • Manage incoming classified visit requests, escort visitors, conduct end of day checks, maintain key control, and control unclassified media.

  • The Security Admin will support special projects as assigned.

  • The Security Admin will demonstrate decision-making ability within the scope of the position.

  • The Security Admin will work as a team player, demonstrate flexibility, and excellent organizational skills.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of applicable industrial security experience or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.

  • Active and current Top Secret clearance and be able to maintain eligibility requirements.

  • Strong working knowledge of DISS and SIMS.

  • Working knowledge of the 32 CFR Part 117 NISPOM Rule and relevant DoD security guidance.

  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, organize and prioritize numerous tasks.

  • Dedication to security – creating and delivering the highest value to customers.

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong professional demeanor and stakeholder management skills.

  • Ability to work objectively, juggle competing workloads and demands, and adapt to changing priorities with a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment.

  • Resourceful in solving problem and continuous improvement.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • FSO Program Management Certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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