Leidos has a career opportunity for a Chief Security Officer (CSO) located in Reston, VA.
The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is responsible for effective policy development, enhancement, and compliance enabling the protection of all the organization's assets. Scope of responsibility includes physical security, government security, security investigations, classified system certification and inspections, security operations, crisis management operations, executive protection, personnel security clearance processing, and security awareness and training.
The CSO must identify and prioritize organizational protection goals and objectives in collaboration with other corporate executives, and ensure they are consistent with Leidos' strategic and operational plans. The CSO also oversee a network of security directors, managers and staff and works with local, state and federal law enforcement and other Government security agencies.
• Devises policies and procedures regarding areas such as business continuity planning, loss prevention and fraud prevention;
• Oversees the design and implementation of preventative security standards, procedures, and programs;
• Maintains relationships with law enforcement at various levels and other government agencies. May direct a crisis management team or teams as necessary;
• Serves as the primary point of contact with local-country and host-country intelligence and investigative agencies
• Responsible for the physical safety of the employees and visitors (workplace safety);
• Responsible for implementing and providing guidance to management on security issues such as security education, classified document control, security investigations, classification control, classified construction standards, and personnel clearances;
• Directs the investigation of security breaches and disciplinary actions related to internet and computer crimes and fraud in collaboration with the CISO and the Legal Department, preparing reports and/or recommendations for preventative or corrective actions in areas requiring specific expertise and briefing management on security issues, including executive management and the board of directors.
Advanced business knowledge, general management and leadership capability to lead function.