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Sr Security Specialist

Company: SAVA
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionSAVA is seeking a Senior Security Specialist to support a client working in the U.S. intelligence community. The qualified candidate will assist with various security and administrative functions related to personnel clearance and badge management, security education and training functions, as well as ensure compliance with Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC) policy. This full-time position is contingent upon contract award.Responsibilities:Serve as Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) and provide support to Government Program Security Officer (PSO).Provide support for program security and execution of all security policies and requirements for specified SAP programs, compartments, sub-compartments and projects.Support full life cycle security for SAP at contractor facilities and government installations.Evaluate adherence to minimum and specific requirements for a fully accredited "open" or closed" storage facility. Ensure high security locks are properly provisioned and inspect safes.Write observables containment plans to obscure the existence and objective of sensitive activities.Create templates for proactively protecting programs that are vulnerable to exposure.Develop, assess and draft plans to transport classified platforms.Review highly sensitive personnel information, develop profiles, assist in all aspects of personnel security administrative processes.Provide SCIF/SAPF expertise to ensure compliance with DOD and IC policy. Identify underlying issues, convey programmatic/national security implications and offer solutions.Perform SCIF accreditation to include evaluating physical security, acoustics controls, visual controls, access control, electronic and TEMPEST security. Participate in design phase to ensure construction meets security requirements.Review SCIF accreditation packages.Maintain information security accountability records for SAP including marking, storage, courier, general handling and inventory.Develop special topic security briefings to include SAP security INDOC, refresher, marking, special topics and program specific briefings.Maintain SAP establishment, program security classification guides, disestablishment and review of quarterly, annual and periodic program documentation.Brief individuals/groups to SAPs to establish knowledge of CPIs and project status.Responds to inquiries regarding personnel clearances, reporting requirements, visit coordination, SCI and SAP nomination status using existing databases.Work with CPSO and GSSO to establish, maintain and closeout SAP co-use or SCIF co-use/joint use agreements.Review, verify, edit, draft, and submit security paperwork for approval to accredit facilities and automated information systems in accordance with applicable policies.Conduct or support periodic security inspections of cleared facilities in the CONUS.Draft and maintain standard operating procedures, security classification guides and other essential security documents, records and databases.Implement security education program for assigned personnel.Ensure classified information generated or received is appropriately protected according to guidelines in DIA, DOD and applicable IC security directives and manuals."QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Five years of experience with government security databases (e.g., JADE, Scattered Castles, JPAS/DISS)Bachelor's degree in a related field of studyExcellent communication skills, orally and writtenMust have a minimum of a TS/SCI CI PolyHighly desirable:Experience performing GSSO or CPSO functions for government and contractor customers.Training and experience working with SAPs.Experience with SCIF accreditations and inspections.Completion of instructor led Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) Introduction to Special Access Programs Course (SA101.01).Special Program Security Certification (SPSC).DoD or military service.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website. Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

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