Security Analyst

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Job Category:
Policy Analyst
Yes, 25% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Leidos Intelligence and Defense Group currently has openings for Senior Security Analysts to work in the Northern VA area. This is an opportunity to use your Federal level adjudicative skills and experience to provide adjudicative support according to Federal rules and regulations that encompass the security clearance process.  Security Analysts assist in meeting the needs of customers throughout the Sponsor’s organization.


Primary Responsibilities

Senior Security Analysts shall demonstrate the ability to expertly apply ICD 704 and EO 12968 to cases ranging from non-issue to complex cases involving significant derogatory information, rarely requiring guidance from the Senior Case Manager.  At this level, Security Analysts should be able to demonstrate successful performance of all listed tasks and consistently exceed the expectations of the Developmental and Full Performance Levels.

·        Organize and assess investigative file material against required coverage for all case types specific to the assigned program.

·        Take initiative to communicate and collaborate with other information providers and stakeholders to request follow up or expanded investigative actions.

·        When necessary, and based on case facts, conduct personal interviews with Subjects to clarify facts, elicit new or additional information, or further investigate questions relevant to final adjudication.

·        Independently prepare and deliver effective briefings on case facts with relevant processing and pertinent investigative results delivered in chronological order to tell the story, this will include complete file history of all prior adjudications when appropriate. 

·        Present case facts, analysis, recommendations to the Adjudications Board in the presence of Program Managers, Senior Case Managers, and peers from across Clearance Division.  Similarly, brief case facts and conclusions to other Security officers and Agency officers, as directed.

·        Effectively manage a varied case load of over 100 cases in parallel stages of processing, tracks cases throughout the processing stages to ensure investigative information is reviewed for relevance as it comes to completion. 

Ensure all new information generated throughout the adjudication process is scanned and/or electronically uploaded to the electronic file.


Basic Qualifications


        TS/SCI with Polygraph

        B.A. in related field of study and five years’ experience or a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and seven years’ experience.

        Broad experience performing adjudicative support.

        Expertise in eliciting information, articulating information, and documenting information in a well-organized manner.

        Advanced ability to lead team of security professionals encompassing multiple disciplines.

        Expertise with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD 704) regulations.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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