Physical Security Manager
Posted on: November 26, 2022
The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking an experienced Physical
Security Manager for the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN)
Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. The
candidate will work as part of a multi-functional security project
team to facilitate and oversee physical security actions related to
a fast-paced, highly visible program supporting the US Navy. Under
the NGEN SMIT program, the Leidos team will deliver the core
backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity
services, network operations, service desk, and data transport.
Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its
shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and
service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts
under one enterprise network.
The physical security manager will have responsibilities related to
both commercial and classified business operations and is expected
to be knowledgeable and experienced in applying best practices to
support asset protection/loss prevention, security and threat
assessment programs, and emergency preparedness. Additionally, they
will participate in guiding and supporting the application of
physical security measures under U.S. government national
industrial security directives (i.e. ICD, NISPOM, etc.).
Works under the guidance of the SMIT Industrial Security Director
to apply Leidos physical security standards and practices to
existing Government facilities identified by the contract.
Works in conjunction with the Leidos Global logistics asset
management project team to fully understand and document security
requirements and develop, recommend and implement the most
appropriate use of security applications, devices, hardware,
services and systems.
Works with internal partners to develop effective strategies to
mitigate vulnerabilities, maintain continuity of operations and
safeguard the organization from security risks
Oversight of physical security of NMCI Data Center locations
Coordinate OSS and other secure space inspections with government
command security managers and directors
Attends project meetings and calls, functioning as the physical
security expert and security point of contact and provides updates
to the project team, corporate security and corporate real
Has the ability to find new and creative security solutions while
working within project constraints
Works in conjunction with workplace security system engineers to
develop security designs for electronic access control and alarm
Coordinates with vendors for installation and testing of security
systems and related devices
Performs site inspections and provides oversight and guidance to
vendors as needed
Implement and monitor security measures for communication systems,
networks, and provide advice that systems and personnel adhere to
established physical security standards and Governmental
requirements for security on these systems.
Develop and execute Government approved physical security policies,
plans, and procedures; implement data network physical security
measures; support Continuity of Operations Plan/Disaster Recovery
(COOP/DR) plans, and perform certification of IS and networks.
Current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with active
Top Secret Security Clearance, SCI eligibility is preferred
Bachelor's degree in security management, criminal justice,
homeland security studies or other relevant field with 5+ years
managing similar security functions or security related
Experience applying security in the government or cleared
government contractor industry, construction quality assurance, or
hands on supervisory construction experience.
Experience implementing ICD 705 construction standards.
Technical knowledge of electronic and physical security
Process oriented with attention to detail.
Experience with managing large and complex projects.
Proven success integrating physical security measures into complex
environments in conjunction with maintaining life/safety
Ability to read schematics and drawings/blueprints
Ability to work collaboratively as part of both small and large
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interact effectively with technical and non-technical
audiences via both verbal and written communications (e.g.,
technical writing, procedural development, requirements
Must exercise fiscal responsibility through careful and appropriate
use of company resources
The SSM must have an expert understanding of the ICD 705 as
demonstrated by experience working on multiple ICD 705 projects
Experience with environments typically used in government-approved
secure facilities/spaces and associated QA / QC systems along with
associated technical exploitation tactics
Accreditation/certification in physical security, security
management, risk management or project management (CPP, PSP, PMP,
Experience with government customers
Knowledge and application of Lenel alarm systems
Pay Range $90,350.00 - $139,000.00 - $187,650.00
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
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