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Job #: R-00018437
Location: Glasgow, POST-LNK
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Other Clearance


Job Description:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Our Security Operations Team are a key component of our commitment and delivery to our Programmes, working to ensure that new and existing employees hold adequate clearances in order to be able to carry out their roles.

We are looking for a Team Leader to join our Security Service Centre, operating from our Glasgow office with experience of the following:

  • Security and Vetting
  • Leadership and co-ordination of a team

This varied role will involve the day to day organisation and co-ordination of the Security Services Team which operates across all Leidos sites in the UK with core responsibilities as follows:

  • Oversee and conduct background screening and security vetting processes, acting as signatory for all (BPSS) Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks
  • Provide SME advice and guidance on nationality and immigration status and right to work checks including delivery of training of all staff supporting the identity check process
  • Ensure that the security helpdesk inbox and phone is monitored between 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri to provide timely 1st line security support
  • Support local Security Point of Contacts as required
  • Ensure that all required policy, processes and procedures are documented and up to date for all activities conducted by the Security Service Centre
  • Co-ordinate Security Education and Awareness initiatives including the Secops Induction Process

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave plus 3 bank holidays, Dynamic Working, Private Healthcare, Pension scheme as well as a wide range of additional flexible benefits which includes the opportunity to buy and sell holidays.

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

Being part of the Leidos team is a commitment to push yourself and those around you to do better, constantly adapt and learn new techniques. We’re a passionate team and are committed to developing and growing our staff.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance


Yes, 25% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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