Security Program Analyst/Security Officer - 27022 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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    Arlington, VA
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Job Description


Position Summary

Alion is seeking a mid-level Program Analyst – Security Support to work in Arlington, VA.  This position supports a program within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) Research and Engineering (R&E).


  • Assist in the functions of personnel security (PERSEC), physical security (PHYSEC), communication security (COMSEC), continuity of operations (COOP), information security/operations security (INFOSEC/OPSEC), industrial security (INDSEC), and general security administration (customer support).
  • Provide general security function (customer support), such as, processing CAC and building access applications; access control requests; country and threat briefs; in/out processing of R&E personnel (civilian, military, IPA/detailee and contractor); indoctrinations/debriefings, security record management; courier card application processing; computer/network account access requests; and visit authorization requests.
  • In accordance with DoD 5200.02 and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 704, accomplish PERSEC duties including but not limited to: running queries of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System Account (JPAS) database for clearance information, pass clearances, provide SCI indoctrination assistance, and update JPAS records as necessary; providing guidance to R&E personnel as required concerning clearance information.
  • In accordance with DoDD 5200.08, DoDD 5200.01, DoD 5105.02, and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, accomplish PHYSEC duties including but not limited to: processing and accreditation of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF); certification of Temporary Secure Working Areas (TSWA), Top Secret Closed Storage areas (TSCC), Open Storage Secret areas (OSS), and Closed Storage Secret (CSS) areas. Assist with changes to combinations for GSA locks and containers and maintenance of Key Control Logs.
  • In accordance with DoDI 8523.01 and NSA Manual 3-16, accomplish COMSEC duties including but not limited to: installation, programming and troubleshooting NSA approved COMSEC equipment (KSV-21 card, Security Telephone Equipment (STE), Secure VIOPR, and VIPER type secure communication); maintaining accountability of KSV-21 cryptography equipment; and training for COMSEC operators.
  • In accordance with DoD 5200.01 (DoD Information Security Program) and DoD 5205.02 (DoD Operations Security Program), accomplish INFOSEC/OPSEC duties including but not limited to: providing guidance to R&E personnel on Classification and Declassification as necessary; compiling annual reports (e.g., ISOO Standard Form 311 Report); and conduct Original Classification Authority/Derivative Classification training.
  • In accordance with DoDD 3020.26, DoDD 3020.44 and DoDI 3020.42, accomplished COOP duties including but not limited to: assist in the development of Mission Essential Functions, COOP plans, and COOPR exercise planning; maintaining R&E Critical Access List and GSAF Entry Authorization List; development and maintenance of R&E "deployed" staff schedules.
  • In accordance with DoDI 5220.22 and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), accomplish INDSEC duties including but not limited to: providing guidance and reviews of DD 254 forms to R&E COR personnel; editing and reviewing forms for accuracy, processing through final approval chains; and maintaining files for all unclassified/classified contracts.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  At the discretion of the Government, specialized experience including military or industry executive assistant experience may be substituted in lieu of specific educational requirements.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent and relevant experience.
  • Top Secret – ability to obtain and maintain SCI; SCI eligibility adjudicated within the past seven (7) years; briefed into or held access within the past two (2) years; have SSBI or SSBI-PR investigation not more than 7 years old
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Microsoft Office skills.



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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