Acquisition Security Analyst (ASA)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Security

Information Security Management

Information System Security

REQ#: RQ164042
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

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.

Job Description

The Acquisition Security Analyst will assist the Government Program Manager with the development and implementation of comprehensive program protection methodologies to protect advanced technology
programs throughout the system's life cycle.

Performance shall include:

  • In-depth lifecycle program analysis to identify critical program information (CPI), Critical System Resources (CSR), and their associated vulnerabilities

  • Assist with the identification and implementation of countermeasures

  • Develop and implement a risk managed based program protection plan and strategy

  • Provide technical advice and security support to collateral and SAP programs and emerging mission areas

  • Provide security guidance to the GSSO and PM, as it relates to the Air Force acquisition and sustainment process

  • Provide specific guidance pertaining to the contract security requirements in reference to cost, feasibility and appropriateness of requirement

  • Maintain a working relationship with the Program Manager, Contracting Officer and contractor security officers to ensure a standardized and correct format/process is utilized for all DD Form 254 efforts throughout the acquisition and sustainment lifecycle

  • Directly support customer program protection/security officers in the development, execution and implementation of Program Protection Planning (PPP)

  • Assess threat and risk, develop risk management actions and implements long term courses of actions

  • Assist in the development and writing of operations security (OPSEC) plans, transition plans, emergency action plans, transportation plans and any other security documents as needed for the customer

  • Review program documentation for public release, to include ensuring Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) has proper markings, classifications and distribution statements per Air Force doctrine

  • Conduct analysis of foreign intelligence threats against programs involving customer's critical research, sensitive technologies or CPI

  • Prepare and produce analytical products from numerous resources, to include various databases, to ensure a real-time, tailored product is provided

  • Provide classification guidance and assistance for all security programs to include collateral and SAP programs

  • Analyze Counterintelligence reports and prepare written summaries of activities with potential impact to customer resources

  • Write, review, and/or edit Security Classification Guides (SCG), Exposure Contingency Plans (ECP), Managed Access Plans (MAP), Security Operating Procedures (SOPs), System Test Plans (STP)

  • Assist government system security engineers performing close out actions for SAPs as needed

  • Develop and implement quarterly and annual security education and training for personnel

  • Provide technical analysis and OPSEC support to SAF/AAZ and SAF/AQ Special programs and other associated operations, missions, and organizational elements involved in developing system requirements to associated systems RDT&E


  • 10 years related experience, minimum two (2) years of direct SAP experience

  • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) counts towards 3 years of experience

  • Special Program Security Certification (SPSC) counts towards 5 years of experience

  • Maximum equivalent experience for SPED Certifications is no more than 5 years


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI, must be able to obtain TS/SCI with poly

  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Must have extensive knowledge of the DD Form 254 and how it is incorporated in the Air Force acquisition process

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.