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Facility Security Officer

Saint Petersburg, Florida
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Job Description:

The EW Division of Leidos is looking for a Facility Security Officer to join our cross-functional engineering team to implement the industrial security program and ensure security requirements are met. Coordinate and monitor highly sensitive aspects of DoD or other industrial security programs and other security activities while ensuring compliance with government and company security policies and procedures. Manage oversight of classified document handling and transmissions, facility access controls, visitor controls, special access program requirements, and security education and awareness. Have a thorough understanding of security databases such as SIMS, DISS, eQIP, NISS and ACCS. The FSO is responsible for implementing and providing guidance to customers and management on security issues such as security education, classified document control, security investigations, classification control and personnel security clearances. Perform oversight and management functions for various multiple security programs. The FSO position requires the knowledge and understanding to apply Physical Security requirements to include collateral Open Storage Areas and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF). Along with working knowledge of SF-86, SF-312, DD-254, SF700, SF701, and SF702 forms. Familiarity with Technology Control Plan (TCP) and Operations Security (OPSEC) controls.

Primary Responsibilities

he FSO is responsible for implementing the industrial security program and ensuring company and customer security requirements are met.
The successful candidate will interface with all levels of Leidos personnel, contractor and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD Manual 5205.07, Contract Security Classification Specification (DD254) and Program Classification Guides.
Work as a team player with various organizations, exhibit flexibility, and excellent organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
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 and program managers as identified
The candidate will be required to conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements.
The FSO must possess the confidence to make critical security decisions concerning high value contracts and to implement security procedures that will prevent unauthorized access to company and government facilities or information.
Provide clear guidance to company employees, and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate.
Management of COMSEC related duties and responsibilities under NSA CSS 3-16 and AR 380-40.
Administer day-to-day security programs, personnel processing, program reviews, document control system, audits & self-inspections, security violation investigations & reports, receipt/dispatch/destruction/mail logs, visit certs, etc.

Basic Qualifications

Requires a BA degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
Candidates must possess an active Department of Defense Top Secret clearance and be able to meet eligibility requirements for SCI access
Thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM, other relevant DoD security guidance as well as the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards
Demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple tasks and conflicting customer requirements
Self-starter with ability to work independently, customer service orientated
Commitment to security - creating and delivering the highest value to customers
Ability to interpret company and government security policies and apply them to program operations
Strong understanding of Physical Security requirements to include collateral Closed Areas and SCIFs. Along with working knowledge of SF-86, SF-312, DD-254, SF700, SF701, SF702 and other required forms
Thorough understanding of security databases such as DISS, eQIP, NISS and complete DISS User Levels 2-6 Training within six months after being hired
Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post
foreign travel briefings and refresher briefings, as appropriate
Ability to develop and establish an effective security awareness, training, and education program. Assist in executing the requirements set forth in the Technology Control Plan (TCP) for foreign visitors.
Communicates with parties within and outside of own area, which may include external constituents depending upon the area. Requires ability to provide guidance to other organizations on policies, practices and procedures
Assist with proposal writing and contract closeouts

Preferred Qualifications

CDSE FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities Curriculum Certificate
COMSEC Custodian certificate or experience required. Complete IAEC-2112 COMSEC Training Course six months after being appointed COMSEC Account Manager
Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification or Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Courier preparation procedures
Experience developing and implementing OPSEC plans
Knowledge of Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems
Experience conducting Security incident inquiries
Resourceful in solving problem and capitalizing on opportunities

Pay Range:
Pay Range $72,150.00 - $111,000.00 - $149,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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  • Job Reference: 674001582-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Saint Petersburg, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent