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Job #: R-00069616
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Counterintelligence (CI) Referent/investigator to join our Corporate Security team supporting Dynetics in Huntsville, AL.  The position requires conducting and managing CI investigations, developing countermeasures derived from foreign threats to national security and defense industry, wide knowledge of Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), applying and developing countermeasures on insider threat and CI risk indicators, and understanding of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and its reporting requirements. Travel is required occasionally to Leidos HQ in Reston and various Dynetics locations.

Primary Responsibilities
•Identify program gaps and process improvement.  Investigate, prioritize, analyze, and mitigate threats. 
•Collaborate with other Leidos functions to detect, assess, mitigate and anticipate external entities’ collection activities directed at Leidos equities.
•Identify threats to cleared defense industry applicable to Leidos’ technologies, services and solutions.
•Investigate complex CI inquiries, produce reports and presentations and collaborate with other functions in support to the inquiry.
•Assist in the analysis, coordination, and integration of intelligence information to assess developments, trends, and threat implications within critical functional areas and present full range of Cl briefings.
•Review, collate, analyze and report suspicious activity reports.
•Prepare and deliver educational material to employees, managers, and senior leadership.
•Maintain relationships with government agencies involved in countering the threat, including the FBI, ODNI, DCSA, military intelligence agencies, and other government agencies
•Analyze intelligence reporting from a wide variety of sources provided by the Government to identify current and emerging CI threats, ascertain the degree and immediacy of those threats, and make reasoned and well-founded judgments concerning the future evolution of the threats.
•Maintain collaborative contact with counterparts in the counterintelligence community and the law enforcement community concerning ongoing analytic efforts and findings to ensure that all threats to Leidos assets are identified and addressed.
•Write, review, and/or evaluate security Operational Security (OPSEC) Plans.
•Candidates must be able to travel to Quantico MCB once a week or as necessary (reimbursable).

Basic Qualifications
•Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an accredited university with 12+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years’ experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
Graduate of Joint Counterintelligence Training Activity (JCITA) Advanced Counterintelligence Investigations Course (or equivalent)
•Related experience must be in CI investigations, CI analysis

•Current Top Secret government security clearance and eligibility for SCI is required.
•Experience with software applications such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, and Word.
•Developing and delivering educational/ prevention material and comfortable during public speaking.
•OPSEC Level II or OPSE2380/2390 certification
•Highly-developed skills in oral and written communication to provide information, expert advice, and guidance; persuade others to consider recommendation to make/argue a position; explain abstract concepts and facts clearly and effectively to share with various entities of the intelligence community and Leidos’ stakeholders. Must be able to draft complex reports of investigations, OPSEC assessments, risk mitigation plans, and relevant products to the field.
•Experience conducting unclassified open source checks through non-attributed systems

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in a relevant field from an accredited university with 12+ years of prior relevant experience.
Graduate of Joint Counterintelligence Training Activity (JCITA) Advanced Counterintelligence Investigations Course (or equivalent)
•Related experience must be in CI investigations, CI analysis, or Insider Threat applications and policy

•Knowledge of the Intelligence Community’s and investigative program operations, procedures, techniques, and terminology; development and presentation of information; and the proper fulfillment of related risks.
•Knowledge of the Intelligence Community resources and a master in acquiring information from intelligence sources to ensure that the information developed is complete, and, where possible, corroborated for accuracy.
•Familiarity with high threat countries/regions, intentions, strategy, and international affairs.
•Detail-oriented and be able to identify information of interest upon instruction.
•Experience with public source databases such as Thomson Reuters, Accurint, or Lexis Nexus.

Pay Range:

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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