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
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
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