Personnel Security Administrator (PSA)
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Leidos is seeking an experienced Personnel Security
Administrator (PSA) to support Department of Defense (DOD) within
our Security Service Center (SSC) Headquartered in Chantilly, VA.
In this role, you will be part of a consolidated Personnel Security
Department, consolidating and managing files from various sites,
processing all clearance activities or public trust accesses for
various government agencies.
This position requires a Secret clearance with eligibility to
obtain a TS/SCI in the future.
•Responsible for all aspects of the personnel security functions
(e.g., processing new employees for security clearances or public
trust accesses and processing outgoing visit requests, request for
access actions, and other duties as assigned) related to the
Department of Defense (DoD).
•Act as a liaison between the subject, Security POC, Program
Manager, and Operations Manager throughout the clearance process,
as well as interfacing with the DoD customer.
•Keep informed of DoD customer policy changes and
interpret/implement those changes within Leidos.
•Contribute to the preparation of management reports and maintain
the personnel clearance database(s). The selected candidate must be
comfortable working in a dynamic environment.
•High School Diploma or GED and 3 - 5 years of related
•Working knowledge of DoD clearance processing procedures,
experience using various databases, and proficient with MS
•Knowledge of DoD government regulations (e.g., NISPOM and ICD
•Solid command of the English language with strong written and
•Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a
fast-paced team environment are essential, as well as the ability
to use discretion when handling sensitive personal information.
•High standards of professionalism are essential , as well as the
ability to operate under minimal supervision.
•US Citizen with active Secret clearance, and able to obtain a
•Proficiency with SIMS security software a plus.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently and be a self-starter, as well as a
solid group contributor working in a fast-paced environment.
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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