AFSO Senior Specialist - TS Clearance - Rosslyn

Corporate Services and Operations | Facilities, Office Management and Personnel Security

Rosslyn, Virginia, United States

Position Summary

Assistant Facility Security Officer - Senior Specialist

Deloitte is seeking an experienced Assistant Facility Security Officer to administer the daily operations of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and implement procedures and controls to safeguard classified as well as special program information, as required. Be a part of a small team of AFSO/FSO security professionals in performing standard and specialized/multidisciplinary security duties supporting NISP-related classified, Controlled Unclassified Information/agency sensitive (CUI-Public Trust) contracts for a subset of Deloitte Government and Public Services (GPS) accounts.

Work You’ll Do: 

  • Experience with protection requirements for handling and safeguarding Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
  • Manage and conduct NISP operations and support federal security team personnel affiliated with both Department of Defense/NISP User Agencies’ contracts/clients as well as Intelligence Community programs/clients that includes both "access elsewhere" and “possessing facility” operational environments.
  • Maintain FCL documentation and submission in accordance with DCSA requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with DOD/Federal/Intelligence Community regulations that govern the critical security disciplines of both NISP/NISPOM and SCI classified contract-related security operations.
  • Maintain cognizance and oversight of all NISP-affiliated or sponsored classified networks and/or contracts, providing advisory and risk evaluations throughout the contract lifecycle.
  • Provide tailored, responsive multi-disciplined security support, including personnel, physical, technical, operational, and information security aimed at the protection of corporate and client personnel, information, facilities, programs, and capabilities.
  • Analyze complex problems, develops, and articulates focused solutions, and takes independent action in an often-ambiguous work environment.
  • Develop security procedures consistent with Deloitte policies, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), including Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 704 and ICD 705.
  • Develop and provide comprehensive NISP security training, guidance, and oversight to all cleared Deloitte professionals.
  • Review, coordinate, publish (and amend, as needed) security program governance documentation (e.g.: policies, procedures, Standard Practice Procedures (SPP) manuals, Technology Control Plans, and Systems Security Plans).
  • Provide advisory and consultation to Federal leadership, senior management, project managers, and engagement team members.
  • Conduct regular interactions (in-person meetings, briefings, phone calls, status emails) with Deloitte client account teams, government clients, and other enabling areas to understand their needs and requirements, develop efficient security support processes, report/provide relevant security-related information, engage clients as appropriate, and develop sound working relationships.
  • Report all security violations and compromises/potential compromises of classified information to the Corporate Facility Security Officer.
  • Conduct security-related liaison activities with external (client) customers/Government security officials, internal (Deloitte) Federal leadership, and Enabling Areas (Federal Contracts, Recruiting and Talent, as necessary).
  • Manage all aspects of document control and security training for employees to access the classified data.
  • Review personnel security clearance request packages for accuracy and completeness.
  • Coordinate security support for compartmented or special access programs, as required.
  • Manage the Self-Assessment program between DCSA Security Vulnerability Assessments to monitor the overall security status of classified contracts/operations and provide recommendations for corrective actions, to include establishing continuous evaluation criteria.
  • Manages badging and access control systems for Deloitte employees, subcontractors, and other official personnel for area access and assists in obtaining proper access and/or ID badges for Deloitte employees.
  • Perform access control responsibilities including managing badges, access cards and visit requests, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required, necessary or directed to assure a comprehensive and viable security program within the guidelines of the NISPOM.
  • Assist with ad hoc proposal security volume reviews.
  • Ensure both internal and external security information systems (e.g.: SharePoint, Security Knowledge Information Portal, etc.) are updated with current data related to account.
  • Collaborate across all GPS Security teams to ensure best practices are being consistently employed and information is adequately shared as appropriate.



  • Active Secret clearance required with eligibility to obtain Top-Secret Clearance
  • Minimum 4+ years of work experience
  • Completion of FSO Program Management for Possessing (Preferred) Facilities or completion within twelve months from start date.
  • Experience working in a team environment that is rapid-response, customer-focused, and results-driven.
  • Experience of people management supporting large, diverse, complex security organizations\
  • Strong understanding of the security clearance process and ability to resolve personnel clearance problems effectively.
  • Knowledge and experience of utilizing the Defense Information System for Security (DISS), National Industrial Security System (NISS) and Army Centralized Contract and Security (ACCS) databases.
  • Experience in the Industrial Security field to include physical security, personnel security, operations security, Insider Threat, Incident management, NATO, COMSEC, Courier, classified document control and onsite classified meeting support.
  • Be well experienced in working in a classified environment while managing all aspects of the classified areas (i.e.: access, alarms, emergencies, incidents, auditing, reports, and many other security related items).
  • Experience establishing facility clearances and getting classified areas certified by DCSA.
  • Familiarity with the drafting, coordinating, and processing of prime/sub DD254s.
  • Competence in delivery of business presentations, public speaking and training experience, and effective written communications skills to support interaction with all levels of personnel (employees and leadership).
  • Experience using security classification guides.
  • Experience working with additional classifications such as Special Access Programs (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Experience using a STE, TACLANE and other cryptographic equipment.
  • Proficiency in the use of M.S. Office products, SharePoint, Personnel Security Management databases.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's (BS/BA) Degree or Advanced Degree with Security Specialization.
  • Security certifications/accreditations (e.g.: CSSO, PSO, ISP, and CISSP).

Work Location: The primary work location is Rosslyn, Virginia, with occasional travel to local area offices within NOVA/DC/MD for security meetings, backup support for security programs in other Deloitte locations, and internal/external client meetings. Limited travel may be required to other Deloitte (U.S.) locations outside of the greater Washington-DC area.

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