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Airborne Solutions, within the Defense Group at Leidos has a dynamic job opportunity for a Contract Special Security Officer (CSSO) located in Manassas, VA. In this role, you will support the Airborne Reconnaissance Low – Enhanced (ARL-E) program; ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet.
As the CSSO you will provide expert knowledge on program specific clearance processing, such as: COMSEC account management, controlled space management, visit certifications and control, classified document control, controlled unclassified information (CUI) management and requirements, to include tactical security operation support.
•Enforce security requirements of applicable Intelligence Community Directives (ICD), the National Industrial Security Program Operational Manual (NISPOM), security directives, DoD 5200-1R, and the National Security Agency (NSA) Manual 3-16.
•Manage, implement and communicate government, corporate, and program security policies and procedures.
•Maintain Anti-Tamper program and the program OPSEC Plan.
•Brief Program Manager and Program Security Manager on the status of the Program Security Functions.
•Manage physical security requirements
•Assist FSO with accomplishing security self-assessments, clean desk audits, and DSS Vulnerability Assessments.
•Assist Export Control department with International Traffic in Arms Regulations documentation
•Develop and administer security education, training and awareness program to cleared personnel
•Conduct briefing/debriefing of individuals requiring access, as required.
•Maintain an ongoing security education program
•Advise personnel of their reporting requirements
•Process outgoing visit authorizations for personnel
•Prepare DD-254 documentation and appropriate security guidance for subcontractors in ACCS (Army Central Clearance System).
•Prepare Facility Clearance (FCL) Sponsorship documentation for subcontractors requiring new FCLs.
•Experience with T-SCIF’s as well as modular/structural SCIF accreditations and operations.
•CSSO/CSSR roles and requirements
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
•Requires a Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
•Must possess broad knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program rules, regulations, and procedures.
•Knowledge of Tactical Security Operations and mobile units.
•A DoD Top Secret/SCI current clearance is required, and the ability to maintain this level of clearance.
-OCONUS Operations Security Experience
-Guard Force Management Experience
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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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