Security Specialist
Bethesda, MD 
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Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos currently has an immediate opening for a Security Specialist, supporting multiple US Navy programs located in Bethesda, MD. Leidos’ High Fidelity Simulation Business Area is responsible for architecting and implementing large-scale System of Systems solutions in support of world class simulation, training, and analysis products for the US Navy. This position requires US citizenship.

Securing the nation's secrets is an exciting and growing field. If you have any BA or BS degree, are organized and detail oriented, and have a security clearance or experience in secure environments, a career in security is available to you.

This position is part of the security team at a US Government development and production facility in Bethesda, MD. This position interacts with US Government personnel for the handling of all facilities and program security related requirements. This position participates in security assessments and will directly interface with customer and government security representatives.

Position duties include, but are not limited to:
• Maintaining physical and IT security in cleared area(s)
• Conducting security education and training including refresher training
• Preparing visit requests for program personnel
• Maintaining accountability of classified documents for program personnel, receiving and transmitting large volumes of classified media, and other document control tasks
• Maintaining facility and program Security Operation Plans (SOPs) and other documentation
• Preparing for classified meetings and escorting visitors as required
• Performing routine administrative tasks, such as filing, document scanning, and media scanning.
• Contributing to one time projects such as documentation marking, library reorganization, and material disposal.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S./B.A. degree

  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Must have past experience with, and demonstrate the skills and capabilities to successfully execute the duties and responsibilities of this position, including solid analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be reliable, dependable and trustworthy

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the NISPOM, or other security procedures.

  • Experience in a DCID and/or NISPOM environment.

  • Familiar with the proper procedures for handling of classified information.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:College

Job Family:Security

Pay Range:

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit .

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 .

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 .

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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