Leidos is seeking an Investigations and Executive Protection Manager in Reston, VA. The Investigations and Executive Protection Manager is a hybrid position with a range of responsibilities associated with security investigations and executive protection. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the corporate security team in areas such as international security, crisis and emergency preparedness, counterintelligence, and supporting other issues that could affect the company, its personnel or associated interests.
Personal Security Officer
• Manage the executive protection program, implement security recommendations, process and procedures to the Chief Security Officer or designee.
• Oversee the day to day responsibility for the "close-in" security of the designated executive(s), and augment the team when needed.
• Oversee, conduct and/or participate in threat assessments, preparation of site surveys, crime prevention surveys, route surveys, etc.
• Coordinate planning activities with Chief Security Officer, Chief of Staff, host/sponsor when the executive(s) are traveling.
• Prepare written security plans and the reporting mitigating threats on potential vulnerabilities.
• Conduct liaison with law enforcement agencies, Regional Security Officers, and risk management companies as necessary.
• When needed, the incumbent may be required to drive the executive(s).
• Manage and lead the corporate security investigations team, implement and enforce standard operating procedures, and report findings to the Chief Security Officer, and other functional leads as necessary,
• Analyze and assess case elements using investigative and interviewing techniques.
• Develop or refine incident handling procedures to ensure proper case management and disposition.
• Develop investigative strategy by reviewing procedural options.
• Conducting interviews in order to obtain the facts, collecting evidence, preparation of written reports and testimony to substantiate findings.
• Prepare written reports to substantiate investigative findings.
• Prepare regular formal and informal briefs for leadership.
• Prepare and present testimony by reviewing case files, meeting with counsel, and presenting relevant facts.
• Collaborate with other function departments, line organizations, and law enforcement authorities on investigative activities.
• Analyze data for awareness, education and incident mitigation/prevention purposes.
• Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and intelligence officials and agencies.
• Support the Crisis Management program during emergencies or exercises.
• Assist with the application of the industrial security program.
• Assist other members of corporate security when critical augmentation is needed.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a relevant field and 12+ years of experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
• 7+ years' experience working directly with investigative, procedural and case management activities.
• The candidate must have the Department of Homeland Security's Global Entry Program and Pre-TSA.
• Must possess a current Driver's License with a clean record.
• Have completed formal course work leading to a certification in executive protection. This can include courses provided by federal law enforcement agencies or military criminal investigative organizations.
• Be completely experienced in all aspects of executive protection and investigations.
• Remain current on executive protection principals. This can include courses offered by federal agencies or commercially available courses.
• Must maintain a Top Secret security clearance, and obtain SCI.
• Have knowledge of police unarmed self-defense tactics (use of force).
• Knowledgeable dealing with workplace violence issues.
• Effectively communicates with others (written & verbal).
• Strong computer and internet skills.
• Ability to analyze complex information.
• Work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction
• Strong understanding of the legal/judicial process.
• Able to perform periodic travel that is based upon the location of the investigations.
• Experience operating in overseas environments and/or working with the State Department.
• Recognize an emergency situation and take appropriate action.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other Leidos' functions.
• Possess excellent organizational skills.
• Be reliable, professional, intelligent and articulate.
• Be able to operate unobtrusively and diplomatically.
• Be tactful and exercise good judgment.
• Be able to meet the same standards for qualification in firearms training for active law enforcement officers
• Be available to travel domestically and internationally (travel may at times be extensive).
• Must be able to handle potential emergency situations involving quick physical action and/or the need of self-defense tactics.
• Write grammatically correct routine business correspondence such as brief transmittal memoranda.
• Be able to work long hours and weekends.
• Maintain a professional appearance commensurate to the business environment.