Location: Kabul Afghanistan
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Potential for Teleworking:No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:Secret
This position is located in Kabul, Afghanistan and is responsible to the business area Sr. Security Manager. Interface with and take day-to-day direction from OCONUS CLS Program Sr. Program Manager to: Review, update, and/or draft personal/physical operations and information security protocols and procedures and emergency action/response plans and evacuation plans.
Provides analysis and research for industry, infrastructure, technology, country, and geographic area, biographic and targeted vulnerability. Prepares assessments of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes.
Ensure that employee accountability, security training and briefings, awareness communications, incident reports, deployment updates/approvals are properly maintained on behalf of the NSRWA CLS-Afghanistan program and all assigned, in accordance with customer guidance and Leidos policy.
Implement security initiatives which safeguard employees in austere environments, while addressing a variety of security risks/concerns.
Review and assess security and life support requirements relative to operating environment; as required, assist in vetting private security companies (PSC), security contractors, and life support providers for potential future use.
Assess life support and security services in-place at worksite/residence.
As authorized, leverage existing, as well as foster new relationships with military, private security companies and industry partners.
As required, produce a variety of clear and concise reports, which detail preventive and corrective action based upon experience, reliable open source tools, firsthand observations and US Government (USG)/PSC vetted information.
Coordinate base access badges for all Leidos and sub-contractor personnel.
Act as planning focal point for all accountability requirements following an incident or as directed.
Act as program liaison to Leidos International Security manager.
May also act as a security liaison with various security partners/organizations (e.g. DOS BDS, Overseas Advisory Council, local OSI, etc.), and as such, must be able to professionally present to leadership and executive level audiences, if necessary.
Secret security clearance is required
Candidate must be willing to travel in between customer sites when needed
Experience implementing security measures and understanding USG practices/protocols
Experience leading diverse teams, while managing relationships with both internal and external customer
Subject matter expertise in executing personal/physical security missions in challenging and dynamic environments (particularly in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and/or Iraq)
Experience equivalent to junior grade officer or enlisted NCO ranks, with commensurate commercial exposure and/or a contract oriented delivery, while working with a PSC/Defense Contractor
Security, operations and maintenance experience
Should be knowledgeable and conversant in military flight operations, safety, standardization, and supervision instructions, student management, and maintenance
Equivalent experience/education combinations are permitted for this position which is six (6) years of related experience and a BS degree in a related discipline or 15 years of experience
Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM CRC medical and training requirements.
Program Specific Requirement:
Active US passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date.
Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.
Experience working internationally
Practical experience in war theatre operations
Previous experience working with Department of Defense customers and programs
Military deployment experience
Deployment experience to the CENTCOM region
Work experience in austere environments such as Afghanistan
Experience in military combat arms, security, or intelligence field
Private security company experience
Experience presenting briefings, etc. to leadership and executive level audiences
Security, operations and maintenance experience preferably in an FMS environment
Should be knowledgeable of Flight Operations Plan (FOP) and Ground Operating Procedures (GOP) guides
Understanding and accepting local languages, customs and traditions (to be able to work with local customs, transport systems and language interpretation)
Ability to work in a team environment.
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.