Security Information Specialist
Description:The Defense & Intelligence Group has a current opening for a Security Information Specialist, located at our Customer site in Springfield, VA Job Description: The Security Information Specialist provides guidance and assistance and works closely with management, the Customer's workforce, and external organizations to protect classified and sensitive information. The Specialist will provide advice and assistance regarding protection of classified information, operational security and classification management, security education and training, security inspections and support to the Customer's Freedom of Act (FOIA) program. The Information Security Specialist conducts security operations in a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional environments. The Information Security Specialist provides organizational representation to other government agencies and contractor security representatives, coordinating security requirements on the Customer's behalf. The information Security Specialist ensures government agency and contractor personnel performing on classified efforts (at the Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and collateral levels) are provided with approved classification guidance, release procedures and marking criteria. The successful candidate assists in the development of policies to stipulate agency procedures, roles, and responsibilities regarding CUI in accordance with EO 13556 and directives from NARA and ODNI; monitors and updates existing guidance to maintain accuracy, as appropriate. Establishes, monitors, and manages required training for government agency personnel to ensure that those who create or handle CUI have satisfactory knowledge and understanding of relevant CUI categories and associated markings, as well as applicable safeguarding dissemination, and decontrol policies and procedures; this may require writing agency specific training. The successful candidate will assist in the creation and implementation of a self-inspection program that adheres to the principles and requirements of the Executive Order and directives from NARA and ODNI, and assist in the procedures for providing documentation that reflects the analysis and conclusion of the self-inspection program to ODNI on an annual basis and as requested by ODNI. The candidate assists in reducing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) backlog in accordance with FOIA Manual and assists with writing the annual FOIA report. External Referral EligibleQualifications: Required Skills and Knowledge: All applicants must have an active TS/SCI clearance and agree to undergo a Polygraph examination to be considered for this position. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience in the various security disciplines including a minimum of 4 years within DoD or the Intelligence Community (IC). Applicants must be prepared and able to support (15%) travel requirements, CONUS as well as local travel within the St. Louis metro area. Applicants must have a working knowledge of DoD, IC, NARA, FOIA, and National Security Policies, Regulations, Directives and Instructions. The applicant must have proven interpersonal, communication, presentation, organizational, and time-management skills. Education: BA/BS in applicable field is strongly desired with 8+ years related experience. An additional 8 yrs of experience in lieu of degree will be considered. Desired Skills: Be knowledgeable with all Microsoft Suite applications and uses. Experience authoring and executing plans and programs at the headquarters or agency level. Knowledge of NARA, FOIAXpress, and ODNI directives is desirable. Background in web development, software or application development, or network and computer systems is a plus. Experience developing schedules for complex programs is desirable. 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.