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Leidos is seeking a Lead Security Specialist to join our team to implement industrial security programs for the Leidos facility and program office, located in Lawton, OK.
In this role you will support clearance processing, visit certifications, document control, and physical security, including alarm response for controlled area program. The Facilities Security Officer (FSO) will implement and provide guidance to customers and management on security issues such as security education, insider threat, classified document control, security investigations, classification control and personnel clearances. In this role, you will also perform self-inspections as necessary and support other aspects of the program to include Environmental, Safety and Health and other activities as required by the Deputy Program Manager.
The FSO will apply knowledge of, and experience with, strong understanding of Physical Security requirements to include collateral Closed Areas and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF). Along with working knowledge of SF-86, SF-312, DD-254, SF700, SF702, Operations Security (OPSEC) to develop, implement, and maintain the OPSEC Program to protect sensitive unclassified information, activities, equipment and materials. Develop, participate in, and /or provide training and awareness.
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.
Develop and administer industrial security procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documentation, and equipment.
Study and implement federal security regulations that apply to company operations.
Prepare manuals, outlining regulations and establish procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records and grant personnel and visitors access to restricted records and materials.
Conduct security education classes.
Investigate security violations and preparing reports specifying preventive actions to be taken.
Conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements.
Make critical security decisions concerning high value contracts and 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.
Manage COMSEC related duties and responsibilities under NSA CSS 3-16 and AR 380-40.
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.
Support meetings with Customer Lab Security personnel
Provide local refresher training to Leidos and Subcontractor staff
Support a positive security culture among the team that promotes interest and engagement.
Bachelor's degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM, other relevant DoD security guidance as well as the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards.
Experience with Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI).
Knowledge of managing SIPRNET.
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 and SCIFs. 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, NISS and complete DISS User Levels 2-6 Training within six months after being hired.
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.
Active Secret clearance and be able to meet eligibility requirements for Top Secret clearance with SCI access.
FSO training certificate
COMSEC Custodian certificate or experience required. Complete IAEC-2112 COMSEC Training Course six months after being appointed as Alternate COMSEC Account Manager
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
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.