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Job #: R-00074251
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Security is currently seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Corporate Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) for Leidos, Inc. Global Headquarters located in Reston, VA.

The selected individual will report to the Senior Industrial Security Director, to assist in leading and implementing the DoD Industrial Security Program. The Corporate AFSO will assist the Corporate FSO to coordinate and monitor highly sensitive aspects of the DoD Industrial Security Program and security activities while ensuring compliance with Government and company security policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will interface with all levels of Leidos personnel (to include senior management and executives) and government personnel to ensure contract security compliance with National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD Manual 5205.07, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards, Contract Security Classification Specifications (DD254), and Program Classification Guides.

This is a highly visible position in a fast-paced environment that demands a high degree of professionalism, sense of urgency, pro-active spirit, polish, diplomacy, and flexibility.

Specific duties include assisting the Corporate FSO with the following:
•Ensure all Corporate security compliance documentation is updated and current
•Ensure all cognizant security government databases are updated and current
•Maintain and create Leidos CAGE codes for company Facility Clearances (FCLs)
•Maintain and manage DISS records for cleared personnel
•Ensure all cleared personnel under the corporate facility have completed mandatory annual security training
•Conduct new employee security indoctrinations as well as ensuring all other annual briefing requirements (e.g., NATO, CNWDI, RD/FRD) are completed
•Conduct security debriefings when applicable
•Conduct annual security self-inspections and support DCSA Security Vulnerability Assessments or Continuous Monitoring Engagements
•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.
•Provide clear guidance to company employees, and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate
•Developing and maintaining a corporate repository for cognizant security assessment data for Leidos locations
•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 as identified.

Basic Qualifications:
•BA/BS or equivalent experience and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 2-6 years or prior relevant experience
•10+ years related experience in lieu of degree
•Completed DCSA FSO Curriculum – with certificate of completion
•Strong working knowledge of National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), other relevant DoD security guidance as well as the ICD standards
•Working knowledge of SF-86, SF-312, DD-254, 441, 441-1, SF-328, and other government required forms
•Thorough understanding of security databases such as DISS,, and NISS
•Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate;
•Strong communications skills, both oral and written
•Working knowledge of the SIMS user interface
•Experience conducting security incident inquiries
•Resourceful in solving problem and capitalizing on opportunities
•Security Professional Certifications/Affiliations
•Candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance and be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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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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.

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