IC Security Specialist

Administrative & Support Services | GPS Operations

Rosslyn, Virginia, United States

Position Summary

Deloitte is hiring a Security Specialist to support the firm's clients in the Arlington, VA region.

General Description: 

The candidate will support Deloitte's compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), Security Executive Agent Directives (SEADs), and other government, agency specific, and firm security policies and procedures. 

Experienced security professional with primary responsibilities to perform primary support in a personnel security role including standard and specialized personnel security (PerSec) processing and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) operational duties in support of the Intelligence Community. 

The individual will be responsible for the security requirements and contractual obligations associated to various Customer programs. Additionally, requirements will be to perform timely and accurate operational and compliance support, facilitate processing of Personnel Security clearance actions as required throughout the personnel security lifecycle including Special/SCI access and NISP personnel clearance processing. The position offers an opportunity to apply industrial security processing procedures within a team environment and continue to build a career in the Federal Security profession with exposure to all security disciplines.

 Primary Duties & Responsibilities of this position:

  • Acts as the quality control specialist for personnel security paperwork, assuring all packages are accurately completed and any required/associated documentation is included. Initiate, prepare, and submit required personnel security applications (Initials, Crossovers, Upgrades, and Periodic Reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information/Intel/Special Access Programs to include eQIP, SF86, SF86C and other agency required paperwork
  • Support GPS Security personnel security mission to include daily database entries, including but not limited to: status checks in DISS; monitoring and queries associated with assuring our cleared personnel databases are in synch with current employee status; notifications to newly cleared personnel; maintaining updated personnel security and suitability records, outgoing clearance certifications for classified visits; maintaining accurate and up-to-date records within internal database
  • Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) access control to include badge systems management, creating and auditing badges, and maintaining access control logs
  • SCIF physical security support to include visitor control (visitor clearance verification, classified meeting check-in, visitor badge distribution and return)
  • Conduct periodic inspections to include self-inspections, random desk checks, random bag checks
  • Provide briefings to include physical, proposal, SCI indoctrination, SCI debrief, and annual refresher
  • Provide incident response to various violations to include physical security and data spills
  • Physical security support for SCIF construction
  • Develop relationships and conduct ongoing follow-up, briefings, and communications with engagement teams and government points of contact
  • Support the requirements for client badging and onboarding processes
  • Assist with other GPS Security missions/actions and projects, as directed, and required
  • Provide review and response development for Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Review contractual documents and prepare a security volume and/or plan in response to client requirements
  • Conduct contract audits to confirm we are meeting all requirements from a security perspective

Required Skills:

  • In Scope TOP SECRET government security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access and Polygraph.
  • Associate degree and/or professional security certification (DSS FSO, SPeD level 1, or NCMS ISP)
  • 1-3 years of federal security operational and or Personnel Security processing experience with a US intelligence agency
  • Strong computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook; familiarity with security database operations
  • Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual and the Intelligence Community Directives

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Familiarity with Defense Information Security System (DISS)
  • Professional, customer-centered attitude; executive demeanor
  • Knowledge of government databases including DISS, Scattered Castles
  • Exceptional organizational skills, thorough, detail-oriented and follow-through behaviors essential; strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills: ability to work in a multifunctional position in a dynamic and fluid work environment
  • Self-motivated proactive contributor and creative thinker who is willing to contribute ideas and operates well in a rapid-response environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Must be able to work both independently and in close collaboration with other team members
  • Discrete, with ability to properly handle and protect highly sensitive personnel security data

Primary office will be in Chantilly, VA

Local travel may be required within the Washington DC Metropolitan Area


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Requisition code: 134187


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