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Job #: R-00021701
Location: San Diego, CA
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: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

The Leidos Corporate Workplace Security Team is seeking an experienced security professional to work as part of a multi-functional project team to facilitate and oversee security actions related to a fast paced, highly visible corporate construction and facility relocation/consolidation project in the San Diego area.  In additional, this position will serve as the corporate ICD/ICS 705 subject matter expert and provide guidance to range of projects throughout the US.


The preferred candidate will have a strong background in devising and managing a range of systems and programs for the protection of corporate workplaces and operations, to include physical, technical and procedural approaches to risk management.  Experience with ICD/ICS 705, specifically with the build out and accreditation of classified facilities, is required.

This position will be based out of San Diego, CA. Additionally, they will participate in guiding and supporting the application of physical security measures under U.S. government national industrial security directives (i.e. ICD, NISPOM, etc.).

The Security Construction Manager/ICD 705 SME will have responsibilities related to both commercial and classified business operations and is expected to be knowledgeable and experienced in applying best practices to support asset protection/loss prevention, security and threat assessment programs, and project management. 


•Works under the guidance of the Senior Physical Security Manager to apply Leidos standard practices to new and existing facilities

•Provides guidance to the project team on ICD/ICS 705 requirements and works in conjunction with the project team to ensure successful accreditation.

•Serves as the primary “Site Security Manager” for the San Diego facility build, providing documentation of the ongoing construction progress in accordance with ICD/ICS 705

•Works in conjunction with the project team to fully understand and document security requirements and develop, recommend and implement the most appropriate use of security applications, devices, hardware, services and systems

•Works with internal partners to develop effective strategies to mitigate vulnerabilities, maintain continuity of operations and safeguard the organization from security risks

•Attends project meetings and calls, functioning as the physical security expert and security point of contact and provides updates to the project team, corporate security and corporate real estate

•Has the ability to find new and creative security solutions while working within project constraints

•Actively manages and prioritizes multiple projects at the same time.

•Works in conjunction with workplace security system engineers to develop security designs for electronic access control and alarm systems

•Coordinates with vendors for installation and testing of security systems and related devices

•Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to develop and maintain standards governing the construction of company facilities and the selection and use of security applications, devices, hardware, services and systems


•Current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with active Top Secret Security Clearance, SCI eligibility is preferred

•Bachelor’s degree in security management, criminal justice, homeland security studies or other relevant field with 8 -12 years managing similar security functions or security related processes.

•Must have an expert understanding of the ICD 705 (version September 28, 2017) as demonstrated by experience working on multiple ICD 705 projects.

•Experience applying security in the government or cleared government contractor industry, construction quality assurance, or hands on supervisory construction experience

•Technical knowledge of electronic and physical security systems.

•Process oriented with attention to detail.

•Proven success integrating physical security measures into complex environments in conjunction with maintaining life/safety requirements

•Ability to read schematics and drawings/blueprints

•Ability to work collaboratively as part of both small and large teams

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•Ability to interact effectively with technical and non-technical audiences via both verbal and written communications (e.g., technical writing, procedural development, requirements analysis).


•Experience with the Software House C*CURE security management platform preferred.

•Experience in technical surveillance techniques and procedures and knowledge of foreign intelligence and counterintelligence devices and techniques.

•Experience with managing large and complex projects.

•Knowledge with telecommunication and network systems within classified environments (wiring, splicing, patching, switching).

•Accreditation/certification in physical security, security management, risk management or project management (CPP, PSP, PMP, etc)

•Experience with government customers

•Skills with MS Office, Visio and graphic editing software

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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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