Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) - 31926 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

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Job Description

Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), an Alion company is looking for an experienced Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO).  The applicant will report directly to the Director of Security, Alexandria, VA on all security matters, processes and procedures. The individual will be responsible for performing all disciplines within security to include; personnel security, physical security, communication security, document control, visitor control and information system security. The applicant must have a working knowledge and experience with the below responsibilities.

  • Implementing the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), SAP Manual, and other government directives as applicable
  • Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Secure Web Fingerprint Transmission (SWFT), and other security applications and databases (i.e. Access Commander, SIMS, NISS, etc.)
  • Process personnel security clearances and complete pre-screen questionnaires
  • Ensure scheduling for Common Access Cards (CAC), Polygraphs, and similar customer required items and events
  • Issuing/Programing access control badges as required
  • Experienced with providing support and direction to senior level managers and executives on security processes and procedures
  • Create and issue DD-254s
  • Knowledge of procedures in safeguarding and accountability of all classified materials
  • Participate in the implementation of the company’s Insider Threat Program (ITP)
  • Participate in and complete security self-assessments
  • Ensure that a clean desk policy is implemented and adhered to
  • Participate in the company’s Security Education, Training, and Awareness (SETA) program; prepare training and assist in the administration of all security education and training for the site
  • Assist in authoring and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Standard Practices and Procedures (SPPs), Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), and other company security policies and procedures
  • Responds to and investigate security infractions and violations
  • Assist with information system audits and certification and accreditations as required
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure (i.e.; alarm systems, access controls systems, fire alarms, etc.) and the ability to interface with companies that provide these services
  • All other duties as assigned

Security Clearance:

  • A current Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI eligibility and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be willing to take a polygraph examination

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, or a related discipline. Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 8 years of experience supporting Department of Defense (DoD) or Intelligence Community (IC) programs with working knowledge of the NISPOM, ICDs, and SAP Manual.
  • Must possess good organizational skills, accuracy, communication and interpersonal skills, and be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and handle multiple assignments concurrently
  • Must obtain FSO certification within 6 months of employment
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

Desired Skills:

  • Any prior experience with multiple customers such as Air Force, Army, USCC, DISA, DOE, etc. is a huge plus.


Security Clearance: Top Secret

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