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Job #: R-00132715
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Threat Mitigation
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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The Associate Physical Security Coordinator is an entry level position that will support the “front of house” access control and front-line security posture of the HQ.  This will be a fast paced, customer facing, and high visibility environment working as part of the Workplace Security Team and will be based in Reston, VA.  

Position Summary

This position will support the Badge Office Team as well as provide support to several other functions supporting access control for the corporation.  Primary duties will include Access Control Administration, Visitor Management Administration, troubleshooting and supporting repairs of automated access management and intrusion detection/monitoring systems.  These enterprise systems span across the continental US and are dedicated to protecting corporate assets.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, self-starter with a team mentality.  Customer service, attention to detail and technical troubleshooting skills are all critical for this position.  

Normal duty hours will take place during normal daytime business hours, but infrequent after hours and weekend support may be required.

Primary Responsibilities
-Badge Office Administration support of enterprise level access control systems to include:
oThe production and issuance of corporate ID/access cards and for provisioning/de-provisioning accesses as appropriate.
oHandling special badging projects, reports and audits to ensure a secure and efficient badging process.
oProgramming, issuance and tracking of parking transponders
oSupports programming and testing of hardware configurations for access control 
-Visitor Management Administration support to include:
oSupporting the Visitor Management System and be a POC for GHQ and the Enterprise
oProvisioning/de-provisioning accesses as appropriate
oRun Reports, troubleshoot issues, perform updates and support system growth
-Perform Physical Security validation checks for GHQ and Annex Facilities
-Utilization of ServiceNow to execute service tickets across multiple systems
-Ensures employees are granted access to the proper parts of the building, to include issuance of temp badges and VIP badges. 
-Performs audits of access lists and supports security investigations.
-Support and maintenance of a multi-site CCTV system
- Obtaining quotes from vendors for services and inventories
-Responsible for ensuring compliance with Access Control procedures while providing a welcoming atmosphere for Leidos guests.
-Other duties as assigned     

Basic Qualifications

-High School and 2 - 4 years of related experience
-Ability to manage tasks with minimal supervision
-Technical and problem solving skills
-Excellent customer Service skills
-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and climb a step ladder.

-Ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
-Active TS Security Clearance
-Badge Office Administration
-Familiarity with Access Control Systems and Hardware
-Familiarity with Visitor Management Systems
-Familiarity with ServiceNow ticketing systems

Original Posting Date:


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 $38,350.00 - $69,325.00

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® 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

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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.

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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].

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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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