Deloitte Security Specialist (TS/SCI) in Rosslyn, Virginia
Deloitte is hiring a Security Specialist to support the firm's Government and Public Services security team in Chantilly, VA.
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, and Controlled Unclassified Information/agency sensitive (CUI-Public Trust) programs.
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 , NISP personnel clearance and Public Trust suitability processing. The position offers an opportunity to apply industrial security and public trust suitability personnel processing procedures 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 Public Trust suitability 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, upgrades and periodic reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information and Intelligence Community programs to include eQIP, SF86, SF85P 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 updated personnel security and suitability records, outgoing clearance certifications for classified visits; 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, and reciprocity letters
Support the requirements for client badging and onboarding processes
Assist with other GPS Security missions/actions and projects, as directed and required
Position-specific Required Skills:
In-Scope Top Secret/SCI personnel security clearance with Polygraph
Associate degree and/or professional security certification (DSS FSO, SPeD level 1, or NCMS ISP)
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
Bachelor's degree preferred
Current TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph
Familiarity with Access Commander database software is a plus
Familiarity with SWFT and electronic fingerprinting is a plus
Awareness/knowledge of public trust suitability policy and processes
Logistics: Primary office will be in Chantilly, VA
Local travel may be required within the Washington DC Metropolitan Area
Security Clearance requirement:
In Scope TOP SECRET government security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Infor mation (SCI) access and Polygraph.
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