Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.
Apply your expertise to advance the mission and optimize our business strategy as a Security Specialist at GDIT. Here, you’ll support solving some of our clients’ biggest challenges and help us grow the business.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Security Specialist you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Security Specialist joining our team to perform a variety of security support duties within our Customer’s Sensitive Activities Office.
The Security Specialist shall provide essential security support for the protection of classified information for Collateral, Special Access Program (SAP), and Alternative Compensatory Control Measures (ACCM) information. Tasks include, but are not limited to, assist with the management of initial and continuing access, security education and training, indoctrinations and debriefings, managing security related databases, and facilitating comprehensive resolutions for incidents of mishandling classified information.
HOW A SECURITY SPECIALIST WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
Under government direction, administer and coordinate security of the Command’s SAP and ACCM programs to ensure compliance with government policies and procedures
Collaborates with other departments (Human Resources, IT, Program Management) to develop and implement appropriate security programs, policies, or processes
Process SAP nominations: review and evaluate candidates’ eligibility criteria using the SAP nomination process and make eligibility recommendations for SAP access.
Support the Program Control Officer with administrating the ACCM security program
Maintain ACCM access control list, verify access, and disseminate products as required.
Administer security briefings, SAP/ACCM indoctrinations and debriefings, and security training to command personnel, General Officers, and senior civilian personnel.
Administer and track SAP initial and refresher security training and PSQ submissions
Utilize the Defense Information Security System (DISS) and Joint Access Database Environment (JADE) to manage personnel’s security clearances and SAP access
Provide guidance to employees regarding incidents or acts that could be considered a breach of security or impact their clearance and their access to classified information.
Assist with oversight and management of security incidents involving classified information; ensure timely notification, track inquiry progress, distribute inquiry results to the appropriate offices, and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
Composes correspondence, briefings, and reports for dissemination to senior Command personnel, higher HQs, the SAPCO, and other internal and external government offices.
Maintain security office related correspondence, suspense files, records, reports, operating procedures, and the facility’s security accreditation and compliance files.
Serves as the onsite ARMA security representative; liaison with the ARMA Program Manager and Facility Security Officer on issues affecting ARMA personnel or contracts.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science or equivalent work experience
Required Experience: Minimum ten (10) years security experience in protection of classified information with at least five (5) years SAP or ACCM control security experience
Required Technical Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of the DoD’s Personnel, SSO, Information, Industrial, ACCM security Directives, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures. Working knowledge of DISS
Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI REQUIRED
Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Excellent oral and written communications skills. The ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and problem solve.
Preferred Skills: Special Program Security Certification (SPSC). Experience working with the U.S. Military and the Special Forces community. Experience briefing and interacting with senior level government officials. Experience in conflict resolution. Managing Command-level Security programs. Knowledge of SAP access databases
Location: On Customer Site
US Citizenship Required
GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:
401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
8 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
Less than 10%
U.S. Citizenship Required
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 does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
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.