Senior Security Officer (Personnel) - TS

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ87463

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.
GDIT has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees.  Our employees consider the company to be a solid partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.
We are seeking a Senior Security Officer to join our team who will be responsible for managing the Industrial Security functions for the Fed-CIV Division, Department of State program located in Sterling, Virginia.

**Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this role will require three days a week on-site, with the other two being remote. This will likely change at some point in the future.

Responsibilities include:
• Develops, and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.
• Facilitate team progress through timely and effective management of all aspects of the security clearance and suitability process.
• Studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations.
• Obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies.
• Prepares manuals outlining regulations, and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for granting personnel and visitor’s access to restricted records and materials.
• Utilize security database to capture actions and ensure data integrity
• Review Personnel Security Questionnaires (SF-86 and SF-85P), verify information submitted on applications contact subjects via approved methods to complete information on background investigation forms
• Conducts security education classes, security presentations for subcontractors and consultants, and performs annual security audits. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action when needed. Support data calls as necessary
• Conduct bi-weekly security presentations for new personnel
• Conducts annual compliance self-inspection within the facility
• Works closely with HQ’s FSO on security related matters
• Manages overall security program for Department of State and DoD client, is a requirement
• Responsible for managing onsite physical security, which includes but is not limited to access control system, processing and maintaining badges for program personnel, SRD facility upgrades, CRP reviews and oversight, escorting vendors as necessary

To be considered, candidates MUST HAVE the following qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree and (5+) five years related experience; or (9) nine years total related experience in lieu of a Bachelors degree (related experience in physical security or industrial security administration in the government contracting industry)

 Active Top Secret security clearance.

• Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and Department of State

• Knowledge of Access Control Database and experience processing incoming and outgoing Visitor Access Requests

• Experience with conducting security briefings and debriefings

• Experience with the DD254 Process
• Working knowledge of NISS/DISS

• Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.

• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, and Excel

It would be NICE, but not required if you had:
• Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) and the Questionnaire for Investigative Processing (eQIP)

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.