Leidos has a career opening for a Facility Security Officer located in Gaithersburg, MD.
•The FSO is responsible for implementing the industrial security program and ensuring company and customer security requirements are met.
•The successful candidate will interface with all levels of Leidos personnel and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD Manual 5205.07, Contract Security Classification Specification (DD254) and Program Classification Guides.
•Administer day-to-day security programs, develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Operations Security (OPSEC) and Emergency Actions Plans (EAP); draft test plans, Fixed Facility Checklists (FFC) and provide Security input for Risked Management Framework (RMF) approval requests; personnel processing, program reviews, document control system audits, self-inspections, violation investigations and reports; receipt, dispatch, destruction, mail logs, visit certs, etc.
•Perform physical, personnel and administrative security responsibilities for multiple Closed Areas and a SCIF, which often calls for requests to government security representatives regarding accreditations, personnel actions, Information Systems (IS) transmissions and working with other government facility sponsors to draft co-use agreements and MOUs/MOAs for shared space.
•Work as a team player, exhibit flexibility, and excellent organizational skills. Analyze moderate problems, and provide focused solutions with the ability to effectively communicate information to various audiences. Bring security risks to the attention of the senior management and PM’s as identified.•The candidate will be required to conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements.
•The FSO must possess the confidence to make critical security decisions concerning high value contracts and to implement security procedures that will prevent unauthorized access to company and government facilities or information.
•Provide clear guidance to company employees, and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate.
•Management of COMSEC related duties and responsibilities under NSA CSS 3-16 and AR 380-40.
•Management of a large staff 8-10 security professional within the department.
•Administer day-to-day security programs, personnel processing, program reviews, document control system, audits & self-inspections, violation investigations & reports, receipt/dispatch/destruction/mail logs, visit certs, etc.
•Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. 4+ years of experience supervising a staff of 8 or more employees. Leading teams or projects or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8-10 years of professional experience
• Thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM, other relevant DoD security guidance as well as the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards FSO training certificate
•Self-starter with ability to work independently, customer service orientated
•Commitment to security - creating and delivering the highest value to customers
•Ability to interpret company and government security policies and apply them to program operations
•Strong understanding of Physical Security requirements to include collateral Closed Areas. Along with working knowledge of SF-86, SF-312, DD-254, SF700, SF702 and other required forms.
•Thorough understanding of security databases such as DISS, eQIP, eFC, ISFD and SIMS>
•Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate
•Ability to develop and establish an effective security awareness, training, and education program. Assist in executing the requirements set forth in the Technology Control Plan (TCP) for foreign visitors.
•Communicates with parties within and outside of own area, which may include external constituents depending upon the area. Requires ability to influence others outside of own area on policies, practices and procedures.
•Assist with Proposal Writing and Contract Closeouts.
•COMSEC Custodian certificate or experience required. Complete IAEC-2112 COMSEC Training Course six months after being appointed as Alternate COMSEC Account Manager
•Candidates must possess an active Top Secret clearance and be able to meet eligibility requirements for SCI access and obtain a DOE Q clearance.
•Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification or Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
•Courier preparation procedures
•Experience developing and implementing OPSEC plans
•Knowledge of Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems
•Experience conducting Security incident inquiries
•Resourceful in solving problem and capitalizing on opportunities
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.
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 www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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