Leidos is seeking an experienced Physical Security Lead to support efforts for the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. The candidate will work as part of a multi-functional security project team to facilitate and oversee physical security actions related to a fast paced, highly visible program supporting the US Navy. Under the SMIT the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.
The physical security lead 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 emergency preparedness. 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.).
Works under the guidance of the Leidos Senior Security Manager to apply Leidos physical security standards and practices to existing Government facilities identified by the contract.
Works in conjunction with the Leidos Global logistics 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
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
Performs site inspections and provides oversight and guidance to vendors as needed
Implement and monitor security measures for communication systems, networks, and provide advice that systems and personnel adhere to established physical security standards and Governmental requirements for security on these systems.
Develop and execute Government approved physical security policies, plans, and procedures; implement data network physical security measures; support Continuity of Operations Plan/Disaster Recovery (COOP/DR) plans, and perform certification of IS and networks.
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.
Experience applying security in the government or cleared government contractor industry, construction quality assurance, or hands on supervisory construction experience.
Experience implementing ICD 705 construction standards.
Technical knowledge of electronic and physical security systems.
Process oriented with attention to detail.
Experience with managing large and complex projects.
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).
Must exercise fiscal responsibility through careful and appropriate use of company resources
The SSM must have an expert understanding of the ICD 705 as demonstrated by experience working on multiple ICD 705 projects
Experience with environments typically used in US SCIFs and associated QA / QC systems and associated technical exploitation tactics
Accreditation/certification in physical security, security management, risk management or project management (CPP, PSP, PMP, etc)
Experience with government customers
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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