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Job #: R-00040986
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Ethics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

For the third straight year, Leidos has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.  This exclusive honor underscores our commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical business performance. We were recognized by Ethisphere for maintaining a culture of ethics and integrity for our 38,000 global employees through a combination of initiatives including robust policies, procedures, training, and communications.

Leidos' Ethics and Compliance department is looking for a dynamic, business-oriented professional to join its team as the Ethics and Compliance Specialist located in Reston, VA. In this role, you will report to the Senior Manager of Compliance Programs and assist in the operation of our Ethics and Compliance program. You will have primary responsibility for providing oversight and administration of the Ethics and Compliance training program. You will also work closely with senior department personnel on a variety of other critical projects supporting the Ethics and Compliance strategy and engage in cross-functional collaboration enterprise-wide.


  • Collaborates with Senior Manager of Compliance Programs to sustain and continue development of key aspects of the Ethics and Compliance program

  • Participates in the implementation of the Ethics and Compliance program throughout the company

  • Supports the development and rollout of annual ethics awareness and compliance training

  • Partners with stakeholders and functional leads across the enterprise to ensure compliance training objectives are met

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting on the status of compliance training enterprise-wide

  • Assists in annual updates to  the Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Engages in various research and benchmarking projects, and supports other strategic program initiatives 

  • Prepares and disseminates of ethics-related communications

  • Addresses questions and provides guidance to employees on ethics and compliance-related policies

  • Acts as department liaison with industry associations


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and 4-8 years of relevant professional experience in Ethics and Compliance fields

  • Detail-oriented and excellent communication skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work across functions with a wide-variety of stakeholders

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel


  • Has or is working toward a professional certification, such as a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)

Please note: while we are still on 100% telecommute at this time due to Covid19, this position is expected to return to onsite support from Reston – VA (with one day per week telecommute) when it’s safe to do so.

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Yes, 25%

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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