Gov't SAP Security Officer (GSSO) - 30953 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



ALION is looking for an ACC AFRL Government SAP Security Officer (GSSO) providing multi-discipline security support for one or more Special Access Programs (SAPs).

The position will provide “day-to-day” multi-discipline analysis for SAP activities to include but not limited to classified collateral and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) data management in conjunction with those SAP activities.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure strict adherence to the provisions of the Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG), DoDM 5205.7 Volumes 1- 4, AF Implementation SAP Guidance and other Joint SAP policy.
  • Screening personnel for SAP access eligibility.
  • Updating applicable automated SAP database and review monthly.
  • Execute approved policies and procedures for safeguarding SAPs, SCI, and classified collateral data in support of U.S. military operations.
  • Provide day-to-day security support that includes continuous assessment of procedures to identify shortfalls and provide appropriate recommendations for revising and improving security policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to operational activities.
  • Performing accreditation of AFRL specified sites and rooms.
  • Providing subordinate facility assistance and oversight for AFRL
  • Brief all levels of the command structure, O-6 and up, on a variety of security-related topics.
  • Conducting and documenting SAP security Self-Inspections at least once per year as a minimum IAW JAFAN 6/9, follow-up on facility reviews, and close-outs.
  • Monitor, report, and track all corrective actions resulting from compliance reviews.
  • Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff.
  • Investigation of any loss, compromise, or suspected compromise of classified and/or sensitive information. If appointed, conduct preliminary inquiries and generating damage assessments resulting from the loss of classified information.
  • Ensure lessons learned are incorporated into the curriculum for the SAP security education & awareness program.
  • Writing comprehensive standard operating procedures (SOP) for AFRL. Qualifications Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA).

Education / Experience:

  • Active TOP SECRET Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree (in some cases, educational and/or experience requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable experience)
  • 4+ years of experience as GSSO or SSO
  • 5+ years’ experience performing similar security related duties within the DoD
  • Familiarity with security policy/manuals and DoD, Joint, AF and other guiding policy documents
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Experience working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

Security Clearance

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