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Job #: R-00082336
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a dedicated program security representative (PSRs) at our Gaithersburg, MD facility in support of the GSMO-II program.   This is an exciting opportunity for the right person, to use your experience in managing very intricate programs in support of the mission.  This position will support GSM-O II and report to the Facility Security Officer (FSO), and work in a collaborative team environment.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a large and still-growing facility and group, and to use your diverse experience and knowledge to help Leidos make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology and science.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Providing day-to-day support to the GSM-O II program as directed by the program security manager,  FSO and Assistant FSO
  • Reviewing, maintaining, and improving existing program security policy documents
  • Assisting with self-inspections of facility clearances (FCLs) and programs
  • Functions to be done in collaboration with the Leidos Security Service Center (SSC):
    • Submitting personnel for access, maintaining local personnel records as necessary
    • Tracking initial and annual refresher training status as well as special access briefing / rebriefing status
    • Tracking employee terminations and conducing required debriefs
    • Sending visit requests / checking DISS notifications
    • Processing required actions on foreign travel notifications and travel debriefings
  • Maintaining document control (incoming / outgoing / destruction)
  • Performing security violation investigations

Basic Qualifications

  • Current Secret clearance required.  Additional clearance up to Top Secret and other accesses may be required by program needs.
  • High school education and diploma, with 3-5 years professional experience
  • Working knowledge of the NISPOM, other relevant DoD security guidance, DCSA guidance and Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs)
  • Working experience with security tracking software such as SIMS
  • Working experience with national systems of record including DISS, E-Qip and others
  • Experience in processing personnel paperwork, engaging with new hires to complete required tasks
  • Experience in conducting security indoctrinations and orientations for newly hired staff
  • Experience conducting security incident inquiries and writing investigation reports for use internally within the company as well as for distribution to outside entities as necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, organize and prioritize under pressure
  • Commitment to Security – create and deliver high quality, high value efforts for our customers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or Military/Security experience
  • STEPP/DCSA training required certification for FSOs for Possessing Facilities, and Insider Threat Training
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification
  • Experience developing and implementing Operations Security (OPSEC) Plans
  • Knowledge of physical security processes (Closed Area / Restricted Area construction, management and access control / IDS processes and software)
  • •Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•Ability to work independently and be a self-starter, as well as a solid group contributor working in a fast-paced environment

Pay Range:

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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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