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Executive Security Driver




Reston, Virginia, United States


We are in search of an Executive Security Driver to join our threat mitigation team located at our global headquarters in Reston, VA. As a core member of this team, you will play a valuable part in supporting and executing safe executive travel in the DMV area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transport executives and principal visitors to and from company locations, special events, customer sites, and specified locations within local and outlying areas.
  • Ensure timely communication, via company issued devices, with principal and the executive’s administrative assistant, and chief of staff on itinerary and schedule changes.
  • Ensure consistent communication with principal regarding best/safest pick-up spot at offsite meeting locations, estimated time of pick-up.
  • Arrive for driving assignments well in advance of scheduled departure time and whenever practical and "advance" the drop-off location in needed instances to familiarize themselves with conditions that could impact the safety or timely arrival of the executive.
  • Prior to all trips, driver duties include consulting maps or navigation devices for desired routes, checking radio or online traffic and weather reports for departure and destination locations.
  • Use appropriate evasive and/or defensive driving tactics as necessary to safeguard passengers and participate in annual evasive and defensive driving tactics training.
  • Maintains vehicle maintenance and cleanliness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School degree and 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License with a clean record.
  • Trained in evasive driving techniques.
  • Will maintain a high level of confidentiality with regards to Corporate Executives to include family contact information, residence locations, and residence security systems.
  • Flexible schedule, ability to work early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed with little notice.
  • Must present a positive and personable demeanor with an ability to interact and relate well with both external and internal contacts at all levels, up to and including Executives, customers, and members of the Board of Directors.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, sound decision-making and prioritization ability, and attention to detail are critical.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with an ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues.
  • Basic First Aid knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 11+ years of related experience.
  • Professional certification for protective driving.
  • Prior Law Enforcement and/or executive protection experience.
  • Current CPR and AED Certification.
  • DoD security clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

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 law.