Personnel Security Administrator

Chantilly, Virginia
12 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Personnel Security Administrator (PSA) to support Department of Defense (DOD) within our Security Service Center (SSC) Headquartered in Chantilly, VA. This position requires a Secret clearance with eligibility to obtain a TS/SCI in the future.

• The selected candidates will be part of a consolidated Personnel Security Department, consolidating and managing files from various sites, processing all clearance activities and accesses for various government agencies.
• The selected candidates will be responsible for all aspects of the personnel security functions (e.g., processing new employees for security clearances, processing individuals for necessary badges, and processing incoming / outgoing visit requests, request for access actions, and other duties as assigned) related to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC).
• The selected candidate will also support the administration of classified contracts (Initiation, receipt, review, processing, revision or facilitating DD254s),subcontracts generation, contracts closeout, and facility security clearance sponsorship.
• Maintains the Corporate classified contracts security matrix. Maintains data base of all contracts requiring classified performance. Ensure that classified contracts are properly maintained and closed out as required.
• Duties and responsibilities include acting as a liaison between the subject, Security POC, Program Manager, and Operations Manager throughout the clearance process, as well as interfacing with the DoD/ IC customer.
• Candidate will keep informed of DoD/IC customer policy changes and interpret/implement those changes within Leidos.
• Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the preparation of management reports and maintain the personnel clearance database(s). The selected candidate must be comfortable working in a SCIF and in a dynamic environment.
• High standards of professionalism are essential, as well as the ability to operate under minimal supervision.

• High School Diploma, or equivalent, and 3-5 years of related experience.
• Candidate should have a working knowledge of DoD/IC clearance processing procedures, experience using various databases, and proficient with MS Office.
• Knowledge of DoD/IC government regulations (e.g., NISPOM and ICD 704) is helpful.
• Candidates must have a solid command of the English language with strong written and verbal skills.
• 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.
• Candidates must possess a Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

• Proficiency with SIMS security software a plus.
• 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.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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