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Deloitte Security Specialist (TS/SCI/Polygraph) in Fort Meade, Maryland

Deloitte is hiring a Security Specialist to support SCIF and Personnel actions at the firm's National Business Park location in Annapolis Junction, MD .

TS/SCI/Polygraph clearance is required.

Job Title: Security Specialist

Location: Fort Meade, MD

Job Description:

The candidate will support Deloitte's compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD s) and other government and firm security policies and procedures.

This qualified candidate is an experienced security professional within the GPS Security office. The primary responsibilities are to perform standard and specialized personnel security (PerSec) processing and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) operational duties in support of NISP-related classified, Intelligence Community.

The individual will perform timely and accurate operational and compliance support, facilitate processing of Personnel Security clearance actions as required throughout the personnel security lifecycle including Special/SCI access processing. The position offers an opportunity to work within a team environment and continue to build a career in the Federal Security profession with exposure to all security disciplines.

The position will require application of regulatory knowledge and experience governed by the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Director of Central Intelligence Directives/Intelligence Community Directives (DCID/ICD), and agency-specific regulations and programs.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities of this position:

  • Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) access control

  • Badge Systems management, creating badges, auditing and maintaining access control logs

  • Initiate, prepare, and submit required personnel security applications (initials, and Periodic Reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information and Intelligence Community programs to include eQIP, SF86, and other agency-required paperwork;

  • Support GPS Security personnel security mission to include daily database entries, including but not limited to: status checks in JPAS; monitoring and queries associated with ensuring our cleared personnel databases are in synch with current employee status; notifications to newly cleared personnel; maintaining personnel security records and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records within internal database

  • Acts as the quality control specialist for personnel security paperwork, ensuring all packages are accurately completed and ensuring any required/associated documentation is included. Initiate, prepare and submit required personnel security applications (initial and periodic reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information/Intel/Special Access Programs

  • Develop relationships and conduct ongoing follow-up, briefings and communications with engagement teams and government points of contact

  • Prepare and complete visit authorization letters (VAL) for classified visit requests

  • Support the requirements for client badging and onboarding processes

  • Investigate and report security violations and incident reports

  • Respond to after-hours alarms and emergency conditions, as needed

  • Conduct security education briefings

  • Assist with other GPS Security missions/actions and projects, as directed and required

Position-specific Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

  • 1-3 years of experience as a CSSO/ACSSO

  • Associate degree or 1-3 years of federal security operational and/or Personnel Security processing experience with a US intelligence agency

  • Professional, customer-centered attitude; executive demeanor

  • Discrete, with ability to properly handle and protect highly sensitive personnel security data.

  • Strong computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook; familiarity with security database operations

  • Knowledge of government databases including the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Scattered Castles and eQIP

  • Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (DoD 5220-22.M)

  • Exceptional organizational skills, thorough, detail-oriented and follow-through behaviors essential; strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated proactive contributor and creative thinker who is willing to contribute ideas and operates well in a rapid-response environment

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion

  • Must be able to work both independently and in close collaboration with other team members

  • Ability to take initiative - assertive and confident

  • Flexible - able to prioritize, reassess in a multifunctional position in a dynamic and fluid work environment

Additional Desired Skills

  • Previous security experience working in an SCI environment

  • Bachelor s degree

  • CSSO course certification

  • Familiarity with Access Commander database software


Primary office will be in Annapolis Junction, MD

Local travel may occasionally be required within the Washington DC Metropolitan Area

Category: Risk Management

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.