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Job #: R-00085192
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Health Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Security specialist to work in our Gaithersburg, Maryland office.  This is an exciting opportunity to support the Military and Family Life Counselors Program mission of supporting our nation's heroes.  In support of this program, the applicant will be part of a team of personnel security specialists assisting in the Public Trust background investigation process ensuring the successful onboarding of new counselors, as well as, completing contract requirements for current on contract staff. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs general office work which may include reviewing and preparing government security forms for submission, data entry, filing and organizing, and related work.
  • Maintenance of Personnel Security Databases to track candidate progress.
  • Security Shared Mailbox Maintenance.
  • Sends and manages receipt of security documents submitted from applicants.
  • Reviews all required paperwork and documentation to ensure they are complete and accurate prior to submission to the government for processing.
  • Contacts applicants or Sub Company Points of Contact via telephone and/or email to obtain additional information and assist with Security form completion.

Minimum Requirements:

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy are a must.
  • Must be able to proofread for accuracy, completeness, grammar, and format.
  • Ability to enter data efficiently, timely, and correctly in order to meet deadlines.
  • Must be highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in administrative tasks, including but not limited to answering phone calls and scanning documents.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment are essential, as well as the ability to use discretion when handling sensitive personal information.
  • Must be able to compare data across multiple forms and applications to ensure consistency.
  • Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as an effective team member in a fast-paced environment are essential.
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills.
  • Proven ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers, subordinates, high-ranking officials, and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • Computer literacy; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and data entry.

Additional experience but not required:

  • Prior experience in Personnel Security is a plus but not required.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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.

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