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Job #: R-00049172
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group currently has an opening for a Security Analyst role that is a full time opportunity with Leidos in the Virginia Beach, VA office in support of the SURTASS contract.  The position is for a candidate who has interest in intellectually challenging and rewarding work and requires the candidate to be oversee management of the COMSEC/KMI and COMPOSE programs aboard USNS ships overseas and at JEB Little Creek Virginia Beach, Virginia. We value bright, intellectually curious, growth-oriented professionals and provide a work environment that allows work life balance and opportunity for growth. Normally does not perform direct tasks of group supervising, but may assist the Operations Manager and Program Manager as required.

The successful candidate must possess a valid US passport at time of hire (or have application in process), have the ability to travel successfully, complete a pre-employment screening and be able to obtain and maintain company charge cards in accordance with company policy. Provide recommendations, interpretations, and/or implementation of company and internal administrative policies and procedures; manage a combination of administrative tasks in such functional areas such as CDRL delivery, travel claim processing, and Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) reporting. Monitor the preparation of budgeting, project scheduling, and statistical reports as required by the Program manager. Ensures that project and contract CDRLS are completed on schedule following established procedures, schedules, and work plans.

The successful candidate will ensure compliance with governmental regulations within the NISPOM and requirements related to safeguarding and processing of classified information. The candidate must be able to familiarize and execute requirements within the NISPOM incorporating Change 2 for the management of Personnel Security, Physical and Environmental protection, incident handling, and Security training and awareness. They will also provide oversight of shipboard Information Security Network Security (ISNS) requirements and compliance with NETWARCOM directives. Manage and support IUSS Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) requirements including custodian/Local element training, shipboard KMI inspections, and compliance with ALCOM directives. The successful candidate will develop work assignments and assess performance of shipboard network administrators and KMI account holders.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4+ years of prior relevant experience

  • Experience in COMSEC, EKMS, KMI

  • Active Top Secret clearance is required

  • KMI Manager or equivalent experience

  • Proficient in MS Office applications Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in the use of computer/network systems and commonly used software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

  • Resourceful in solving problems and capitalizing on opportunities.

  • Experience installing batches/patches/FAMS/MSUs on ISNS/ADNS systems

  • U.S. military experience with security instructions and directives

  • U.S. military experience with telecommunications

  • U.S. military experience with naval fleet operations

  • Security+ Certified

  • Professional Certifications/Affiliations.

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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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