The Defense amp; Intelligence Group has a current opening for a Physical Security Specialist at our Customer site in Springfield, VA
Job Description: Member of a multidiscipline security team tasked with ensuring National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency physical security requirements are met. The successful candidate must be thoroughly familiar with ICD 705, DoDM 5200.01, ODNI, DoD, and National Industrial Security Program (NISPOM) requirements for handling Special Intelligence material. Provides recommendations and guidance for new secure facilities and those to be renovated. Coordinates security requirements to support NGA people, systems, and products operating in the Continental U.S. (CONUS) Outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS). Analyzes complex physical security issues and provides cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements. Provides agency level technical expertise concerning physical security, industrial security, and information security. Performs site security surveys to determine if facilities meet requirements for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) accreditation. Works with internal and external organizations for solutions for new and developing physical security programs. Plans and organizes security support for NGA security requirements world-wide. Provides recommendations for formal approval of all NGA SCIFs and collateral areas, both government and contractor. Reviews and, as required, prepares the Fixed Facility Checklist and drawings supporting the accreditation process. Interprets security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials. Coordinates security issues with members of the DoD, the IC, and other officials as required to support systems and products in tactical SCIF environments. Conducts risk management surveys and renders recommendations and, if warranted, impact statements. Monitors security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics. Investigates and prepares impact statements, and makes recommendations on security violations. Updates and maintains appropriate records (e.g. database and hardcopy) of facility reviews/accreditations. Prepares and delivers briefings to internal and external customers. Prepares various forms of correspondence. External Referral Available.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred with 4+ years total physical security experience with two of those years within the Department of Defense/Intelligence Community. In lieu of degree, additional experience will be considered.
Required Skills: All applicants must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position. Demonstrated security knowledge of applicable ICD, ODNI, DoD, and Executive Order standards. Demonstrated ability to conduct security reviews (CONUS amp; OCONUS) of SCIFs and collateral areas, prepare accreditation recommendations and risk mitigation reports. Review and, as required, prepare ICD 705 SCI Fixed Facility Checklists to support the security accreditation process. Proven ability to work autonomously and to develop and deliver concise executive level reports and presentations. Prepared and able to support (15%) travel requirements, CONUS and OCONUS. Ability to make critical judgments away from host support activities while on travel.
Desired Skills: Prior experience as an SSO, SSR, CSSO or FSO. Self-starter, with ability to establish priorities, resolve immediate security issues, and reach back to Program Manager and PMO to resolve problems. Comfortable in dealing directly with senior management desired.