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Job #: R-00009849
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

The Leidos Defense Group currently has a position opening for a Security Systems Technician at our customer site at Ft. Meade, MD. This classified position will directly help secure sensitive facilities against unauthorized entry.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, test, training and maintenance of physical security electronic, mechanical and CCTV equipment.
  • The equipment includes, door contacts, motion detectors, duress switches, glass break sensors, card readers, command keypads, turnstiles, request for exit devices, equipment enclosures, junction boxes, power supplies, media converters, cameras, camera lenses, camera mounts, conduct installation, copper and fiber optic wiring for all.
  • Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas, commercial leased facilities and/or Government owned facilities.
  • Work may be performed at heights on masts, towers, roofs and lift equipment. Long term standing or sitting may be experienced.
  • Installs, configures, tests, and provides training and maintenance on project components.
  • Installs components and wiring on Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Access Control Systems (ACS), and Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTV).
  • Configures security systems and related equipment.
  • Ensures work is in accordance with applicable codes and standard practices.
  • Provides system turnover to customers including training.
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses and recommends potential solutions for system errors and failures.
  • Install IDS on Perimeter Fencing
  • Provides timely, on budget installation planning of crew(s) or team(s) tasking for projects.
  • Conducts quality assurance (QA) on all IDS, ACS and CCTV equipment installations.
  • Conducts work order, manual interpretation, blue print interpretation, standards compliance and schematic diagram interpretation supervision for crew(s) and team(s).
  • Supervises contractor performance as it relates troubleshooting, diagnosing and problem resolution services.


Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a High School Diploma and a minimum of 6+ years experience in installation of security, video surveillance, card access and alarm systems of similar scope, type and complexity.
  • Must have an active Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph equivalent upon hire.
  • Travel is required in and out of the Continental U.S.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a U.S. Passport is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain appropriate industry safety certifications is required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Factory trained in a major IDS, ACS and/or CCTV solution such as LENEL, HONEYWELL, SENSORMATIC or BOSCH.
  • LENEL OnGuard Enterprise Security System certification (1000 and 2000).


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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