Security Specialist
Odenton, MD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description


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The National Security Sector at Leidos currently has an opening for a Security Specialist at Fort Meade, MD. This position is part of a large program supporting Air Combat Command's (ACC) Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.

The Security Specialist candidate will partner with the Personnel Security program manager to establish local procedures for processing requests for security clearances for military and civilian personnel.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with overseeing and reporting requirements for SCI indoctrinated personnel.
  • Aid AF liaison in coordinating with the NSA Military Affairs Desk Office (MADO) for vetting all assigned AF personnel.
  • Collaborate with AFOSI for scheduling Counter-Intelligence (CI) polygraph exams, renewals, and re-takes for all assigned personnel.
  • Receive and process AFOSI Form 158s for polygraph admissions.
  • Resolve Security concerns and disseminates AFOSI Form 158 to appropriate agencies.
  • Complete reports of routine SCI pre-screening interviews and associated recommendations as required by multiple directives.
  • Maintain Security files pertaining to members vetting and indoctrination process.
  • Review security clearance requests and similar related material for information that adversely reflects on the individual's loyalty, judgment or trustworthiness. If results reveal a misrepresentation, initiate correspondence to appropriate authorities summarizing any falsified or derogatory information.
  • Assist commanders in determining if Security Information Files (SIF) should be established.
  • Establish, maintain, process, and dispose of SIFs for all members assigned or supported by 70 ISRW.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Knowledge of security specialties, concepts, principles, criteria, requirements, technology, and practices
  • Skill in developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements
  • Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately
  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with co-workers and customers
  • Experience supporting the ACC ISR enterprise.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) is a plus
Original Posting Date:2024-05-22

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:Pay Range $61,750.00 - $111,625.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$61750.00-$111625.00 per year
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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