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Job #: R-00021277
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group is looking for an experienced Facility Security Officer (FSO) for the Leidos Chantilly, VA location.

Primary Responsibilities:

The FSO will manage classified government contract programs and oversee the day-to-day operations of a cleared facility including oversight of the personnel, information, and physical and security awareness disciplines, and COMSEC. 

•         Work as a team player, exhibit flexibility, set priorities, and manage customer expectations.
•         Provide expert knowledge in clearance processing, visit certifications, document control, and physical security, including alarm response for controlled areas in accordance with the NISPOM, ICD's, and other applicable government security directives associated security programs.
•         Make decisions, take independent action, analyze problems, and provide focused solutions with the ability to effectively communicate information to various audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

•         Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience or a Master's and 6+ years of experience.  
•         FSO certifications, industry training & education, and a combination of relevant FSO experience totaling 10+ years will be considered in lieu of a degree.   
•         Active - Top Secret Clearance is required.
•         The selected candidate that does not currently hold a valid FSO certification, must be willing to complete this requirement within one year of starting the position. 

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

•         Industry certifications, Security organization affiliation or memberships preferred.
•         COMSEC Course Completion.
•         Completion of DSS Academy FSO courses or equivalent training required.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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