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Job #: R-00082892
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $1000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos, Inc. is seeking a Program Security Representative to support its National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC IV) in the Washington, DC office. The NISC IV program provides diverse and critical support of the Federal Aviation Administration. Applicant will be responsible for program security guidance and onboarding of new hire candidates including the Public Trust vetting process, records management, security education, personal international travel tracking and compliance, security reporting and communication, and offboarding.

Applicant will use software supporting e-mail, word processing, database management and data entry, be highly organized and demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to - managing, tracking, and reporting on the progression of adjudication files from initiation through completion, assisting candidates through the entire public trust vetting process to include manual fingerprinting, liaising with all levels of customers both internal and external, providing required security briefings to a diverse audience, becoming familiar with personnel security databases and applications (e.g., DISS, e-QIP and SIMS).  Applicant will use the utmost discretion to protect all sensitive and personally identifiable information (PII) in accordance with current policies, directives and procedures.

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust suitability determination and at least an interim secret security clearance.

Note: After an initial training period, the selected candidate will be able to work from home several days a week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 3 to 5 years of prior relevant experience.
  • DoD Interim Secret clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Ability to effectively use customer’s security databases
  • Ability to effectively communicate processes and procedures to customer base
  • Possess outstanding customer service skills in order to meet high demand requirements
  • Individual must be experienced in working with a dynamic work environment, supporting several tasks at once, with potential for short deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate processes and procedures to a broad internal and external customer base
  • Possess outstanding customer service dealing with all levels of management both internally and externally
  • Past experience with, and demonstrate the skills and capabilities to successfully execute the duties and responsibilities of this position, including: attention to detail, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Reliable, dependable and trustworthy. Proficient with standard Microsoft Office products

Desired/Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Past experience with personnel security education/awareness posters, newsletters
  • Working knowledge of OF306 form, DISS, e-QIP and SIMS

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 43,000 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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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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