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Job #: R-00017475
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Description

Job Requisition:

Senior Security Specialist- Top Secret Required

Job Description:

The successful candidate must be thoroughly familiar with DOD and IC Sensitive Support, Signature Reduction and Security instructions, requirements and supplements for managing Special Security Programs. Interpret Sensitive Support, Signature Reduction and Security policies on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials for designated programs. Provide operational continuity of programs; establish/provide program guidance; track assigned tasks; and monitor program operations as required. Liaises with SES/SIS and Flag Officer members of the DOD, the IC, Federal Agencies and Senior Corporate companies on Sensitive Support, Signature Reduction and Security to ensure the protection of the associate programs, personnel and information. Review and develop internal processes to support programs. Provide Director level technical expertise concerning Sensitive Support, Signature Reduction and Security. Take security requirements and develop the required program/ operation to support the task or requirement. Collaborate with DoD, IC and Federal Agency department colleagues, to review and research data to assist in providing responses in accordance with findings. Conduct quality assurance on products, documents, deliverables and correspondence prior to release to customer. Prepares and delivers briefings to internal and external Senior level customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical security expertise in one or more of the following security disciplines:  personnel, physical/industrial, computer investigations, and operations.
  • Utilize security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues. 
  •  Monitor and manage security programs and provides status reports and recommendations for decisions.
  •  Develop solutions, and convey to internal and external customers.
  •  Provide agency level technical expertise concerning the identified security disciplines.
  •  Provide security guidance to contractors using DoD and IC regulations and requirements – analyze complex data and make appropriate program recommendations.
  •  Prepare cost analyses for security projects.
  •  Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics and maintains required records.
  •  Prepare and disseminate security procedures/guidance.
  •   Investigate and prepare impact statements, and provide recommendations on security/security violations.
  •   Provide guidance as required in implementing security requirements.
  •   Manage project milestones.
  •  Develop life cycle plans to support funding issues.
  •  Update and maintain appropriate records (e.g. database and hardcopy) of security actions.
  •  Conduct inspections and performs assistance visits, as required
  •  Liaise with members of the DoD, the IC and other officials as required to keep abreast of current personnel.
  •  Interpret security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials.
  •  Receive, control and safeguard SCI and collateral information.
  •   Prepare both SCI and collateral materials for shipment to other agencies/sites IAW applicable security handling procedures.
  •   Prepare outgoing classified messages on employees/contractor visiting other government facilities.
  •  Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics.
  •   Risk management - conducts surveys and render impact statements or recommendations.
  •  Prepare and deliver briefings to internal and external customers Prepares various forms of correspondence.
  • Develop the required program/operation to support tasks/requirements.
  •   Monitor and manage security operations and provide government with status reports and recommendations for decisions.
  •  Apply experience in supporting security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues.
  • Graduate of the advanced Technical Course

Basic Qualifications

Education:

Bachelors or equivalent experience in a related field

Years of experience:

11 years includes >6 years within DoD/IC and

Must have the ability to travel

Advance Technical Course

Preferred Qualifications

DoD Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification

Advanced Planner Course

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Security

2000

Intelligence

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 33,000 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.

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