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Job #: R-00044458
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for an Access Control Administrator located in Reston, VA.

Position Summary:
The Leidos Corporate Workplace Security Team is seeking an energetic security professional to provide access control and badging support for our corporate access control and alarm management systems.
This position will work as part of the Workplace Security Team to support the Leidos Corporate ID program across the enterprise as the primary badge and access control point of contact.  This is a customer facing position and providing excellent customer service is a critical requirement.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to manage a changing workload with minimal supervision and has high attention to detail.
Day to day duties will include corporate badge creation and access provisioning and de-provisioning in support of multiple corporate C*CURE access control and alarm systems.  This is a fast paced position that requires flexibility and the ability to quickly transition between multiple tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Serves as the primary badging point of contact for Corporate Security
-Creation of Leidos corporate badges for new hire employees, contractors, visitors and affiliates.
-Granting and revoking badge access levels across multiple access control systems
-Providing weekly security briefings at new hire orientation
-Management and tracking of badge and access requests via a shared email box.
-Verification of requests to ensure accuracy and proper authorization
-Tracking of badge related costs and maintaining supply inventory
-Providing backup support to the reception and conference center team to include coverage for breaks and absences

Basic Qualifications:
-Excellent customer service skills and a great attitude
-Experience in a position focused on security and/or customer service
-Process oriented with attention to detail.
-Strong organizational skills
-Ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
-Proficiency with MS Windows and Office Suite
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-High School diploma and 2 -4 years of experience may be substituted for degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with the Software House C*CURE security management platform preferred
-Technical skills with MS Office, graphic editing software
-Experience with badge creation software and badge printers
-Current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with active security clearance

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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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