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Security Officer Lead - Contractor Special Security Officer (MV) - 27189 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

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Job Description


Alion has an opening for an experienced Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO)/Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) with active ties to the intelligence community. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising and administering both SCI and SAP security programs at Alion’s Annapolis Junction, MD location.  The position will report directly to the Director of Corporate Security, McLean, VA on all security matters, processes, and procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing all disciplines within security to include personnel security, physical security, communications security, document control, visitor control, participate in the Risk Management Framework Assessment and Authorization (RMF A&A) process for classified processing, and other duties as assigned. 

The applicant must have comprehensive knowledge and experience with:  

  • Implementing the requirements of the Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), DoD Sensitive Compartmented Information Manuals (DoDM 5105.12) and the Special Access Program (SAP) Manuals (DoDM 5205.07)
  • Understanding and implementing the intelligence components within the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)
  • Responding to, and investigating, security infractions and violations
  • Writing, administering and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Standard Practice Procedures (SPPs), Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), and other security policies and procedures
  • Conducting pre-screenings and processing personnel security clearance applications
  • Programming and issuing access control badges
  • Preparing Program Access Requests (PARs) and SCI nominations
  • Writing and processing subcontract DD254s
  • Controlling and safeguarding classified material
  • Administering the Insider Threat Program (ITP) plan
  • Completing security program self-inspections
  • Preparing and administering a SCI and SAP Security Education, Training, and Awareness program
  • Assisting with information systems audits, assessments and authorizations

The candidate must:

  • Be detail oriented and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with internal and external customers at every level
  • Have the ability and flexibility to multi-task as situations arise
  • Have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Have comprehensive Microsoft Office skills to include MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Meet ICD704 eligibility
  • Have 8 - 10 recent-years' experience as a CSSO or SSO

Experience as a COMSEC Custodian a plus.
SSO Certification course a plus.

Bachelor's Degree in various disciplines is acceptable or other specialized certifications in various Security related areas are a plus.

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Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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