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Job #: R-00062305
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Physical Site 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 and industrial  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 site 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 DoD 5220.22-M, etc.),

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works under the guidance of the Leidos Senior Security Manager to apply Leidos physical and industrial 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a BA degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience applying security in the government or cleared government contractor industry.

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

  • DCSA certified FSO / ASFO

  • NISS/DISS experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in security management, criminal justice, homeland security studies or other relevant field with 5+ 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 705following standards:

  • UL 639 Standard for  Intrusion-Detection Units

  • UL 2050 National Industrial Security System Certification

  • DoD Manual 5200.01 – DoD Info Security Program/Protection of Classified Information

  • UFC 4-021-02 Electronic Security Systems

  • SECNAV M-5510.36, DON INFO Security Program

  • FF-L-2740B Federal Specification: Locks, Combination, Electromechanical

  • Technical knowledge of electronic and physical security systems to include Lenel badging system.

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accreditation/certification in physical security, security management, risk management or project management (CPP, PSP, PMP, etc)industrial and physical security (ISP, PSC etc.)

  • Experience working at Government locations with government

  • Experience supporting Navy Marine Corp Intranet (NMCI) across multiple contracts customers

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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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

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