Leidos is seeking experienced Security Research Analyst for our client’s operational requirements on a mission focused program within a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Maryland area. Successful candidates in this position will collaborate with a diverse group of individuals across the intelligence community. Candidates will be required to directly contribute to the development, implementation, and oversight of effective, efficient, and uniform policies and procedures for governing the conduct of investigations and adjudications of eligibility for access to classified information or eligibility to hold a sensitive position government-wide.
Provide subject matter expertise and support to senior staff. Tasks may include but are not limited to: review and analyze security policy and implementation guidance; provide oversight functions on personnel security policy, practices, functions and authorities across the Executive Branch; draft reports, talking points, briefings, and guidance on personnel security programs, processes, and performance; provide input into the substantive requirements and implementation for the automated collection of personnel security metrics submitted to ODNI by Departments and Agencies; provide analysis and assist in drafting responses for the Congressionally Directed Actions (CDAs).
TS/SCI with Poly is required.
Demonstrated experience with personnel security principles and practices to include Background Investigations, Adjudications, SCI procedures, and Trusted Workforce 2.0.
Demonstrated experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating personnel security programs to meet mission requirements.
Demonstrated ability to apply a wide range of personnel security concepts, principles, and practices to resolve problems and develop guidance across a variety of circumstances and environments.
Practice-based knowledge of SecEA and IC Directives, Executive Orders, and applicable. government-wide standards and memorandums governing National Security Personnel Vetting.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Typically requires a BA degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.
Pay Range:Pay Range $98,150.00 - $177,425.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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