Personnel Security Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Personnel Security Management

Security Clearances

Security Operations

Security System

REQ#: RQ172786
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission critical. Join our team as a PERSONNEL SECURITY SPECIALIST and make an impact on a classified continuity program that protects our nation’s security. While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career. 


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Personnel Security Specialist, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a highly motivated Personnel Security Specialist joining our team to provide administrative and technical support to personnel security operations that support the highest levels of government. When we succeed, you succeed and together our best becomes better. 



  • Manage, monitor, and immediately identify any issues in personnel security status to include clearance processing, continuous evaluation processes, derogatory information reporting, personnel incident reports and SAP Prescreening Questionnaires. 

  • Provide timely management and monitoring of Program Access Requests (PARs) (including all SharePoint and JADE actions). 

  • Manage the process for completing and tracking both incoming and outgoing Visitor Access Requests (VARs). 

  • Manage and track foreign travel pre- and post-reporting. 

  • Ensure compliance with security programs, policies and requirements supporting a classified program.  

  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and professional developments to remain current in the field and for application to work assignments. 



  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 

  • Required Experience:  5+ Experience with DoD Personnel Security policies and procedures; Experience providing personnel security support to compartmented programs; Familiarity with Physical, Industrial and Information security disciplines. 

  • Required Technical Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Experience and excellent working knowledge with DISS, JADE, Scattered Castles, and SharePoint. 

  • Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret with SCI Eligibility 

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail 

  • Preferred Skills: Self-motivated and detail oriented. Must be able to maintain organized and accurate files and databases and possess a thorough understanding of PAR processes. 

  • Location: On Customer Site, Arlington, Virginia. No remote work option. 



  • 401K with company match 
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages 
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications 
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from  
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays  

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,250 - $143,750. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.