AECOM Senior Security Specialist in Ohlahoma City, Oklahoma

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149731BR

Position Title Senior Security Specialist

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Oklahoma

City Ohlahoma City

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AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has an opportunity for a Senior Security Specialist to join our team at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma to support the B-2 Sustainment Branch.

  • Provides directorate security operations support to include preparing and coordinating security-related briefing materials and recording and tracking security program action items and suspenses. Assists with managing newcomer and security-related databases and processing personnel security investigation documents, reviewing the investigation documents for accuracy, and tracking submitted requests for personnel security clearances. Assists with the development of security requirements into contractual commitments. Must have strong analytical writing skills in order to successfully document program security methods and decisions. Manages and performs the administrative duties of a SAP Facility. Maintains an appropriately classified computerized database of government and DoD contractor personnel with access to the Special Access Required (SAR) programs as identified by individual task orders. Provides security-related technical assistance to AFLCMC/WW organizations, groups, and committees for briefings and conferences.

  • Serves as focal point for security, analyze security procedures, and coordinate/recommend solutions on security deficiencies with the assigned government security task lead.

  • Conducts implementation of the resource protection, force protection, and anti-terrorism programs.

  • Reports security incidents related to the B-2 Program and monitor security incident investigations and prepares associated documentation.

  • Assists in ensuring physical security standards are maintained and force protection conditions are met.

  • Assists with maintaining/accounting for and destroying Communications Security (COMSEC) material.

  • Conducts technical evaluations of AIS and other electronic equipment.

  • Evaluates AIS Standard Practice Procedures (SPPs).

  • Responsible for end of day safety and security checks for assigned facilities.

  • Works in secure facilities and when necessary receive classified information and secure as appropriate.

  • Opens and closes the government facilities in accordance with Air Force requirements.

  • Responds to after-hours alarms for secure facilities.

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance of security containers.

  • Develops and documents recommended program protection and system security input for SOOs, SOWs, PWSs, RFPs, and CDRLs for assigned programs.

  • Identifies security issues and recommend changes to DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, WW Directorate, WWZ Division, and program security policy/instructions for consideration to government security lead.

  • Conducts analyses of procedures regarding the handling, controlling, storage, and disposition of classified or critical weapon system hardware, to include installed components. Documents and submits reports on the results of the analyses, including recommended actions.

  • Prepares and administers program specific educational material for the security program.

  • Develops program specific System Security Engineering (SSE) requirements.

  • Acts as security advisor to the System Security Working Group, or other security related IPTs, for the preparation of program security standards to include preparation of meeting minutes and documenting actions.

  • Assists with the transition of DoD and Air Force policy to “design to” and “test to” specifications, and SSE requirements into functional requirements.

  • Conducts system security assessments to assure the proper front end emphasis on system security management.

  • Provides advisory and draft documentation assistance for the development of a System Security Concept of Operation (SSCO) based on the threat definition, vulnerability analyses, and existing security systems and measures. The SSCO shall include description of mission tasks, operational system specifications, security resource requirements, threat environment, and protection of CPI, employment issues, and labor costs.

  • Assists in planning, designing, reviewing, analyzing, and reporting on tailored security plans for the protection of systems during the T&E phase and make recommendations for changes to security test procedures for consideration.

  • Reviews program threats and conduct vulnerability analyses to define security functional requirements for effectively securing systems against overt and covert ground initiated attack; provide recommendations for the integration of physical security countermeasures, electronic and mechanical detection devices on the weapon system, and other corrective actions.

  • Plans, designs, reviews, analyzes, and reports on tailored security plans for the protection of systems during the T&E phase and make recommendations for changes to security test procedures.

  • Reviews conceptual studies, program reports, system data, and other pertinent source documentation, which might aid in establishing basic system security requirements.

  • Analyzes the adequacy of the weapon system contractor’s system security planning and physical security standards and report on discrete areas of concern.

  • Provides support for integrating flexible, cost-effective, and threat-based security processes, plans and procedures to protect weapon system(s) during its lifecycle (DoD Acquisition process pre-milestone A through demilitarization).

  • Integrates US export and technology control laws, DoD/Air Force policy and instructions, and other applicable guidance into program protection planning.

  • Identifies CPI and conduct Criticality Analysis for assigned programs, assessing program threats, analyzing system vulnerabilities, and recommending alternative cost-effective security countermeasures that meet security objectives within the overall system design and program strategy.

  • Assists the engineering functional and shall provide expertise about the Anti-Tamper Process.

  • Provides advisory assistance in evaluating security and administrative procedures associated with handling CPI/Critical Components (CC) from unclassified material, up to and including TS, Special Access, and Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence (SCI).

  • Provides assistance in the creation and maintenance of an Operations Security (OPSEC) program/plan for the protection of Critical Information (CI) and provide recommendation to the government security lead to ensure program compliance.

  • Assess, monitors, and reviews trade studies designed to balance program security risks with costs to the program; assist with designing cost-effective approaches for integrating security requirements into weapon system contracts.

  • Develops and maintains time-phased, event-driven SCGs, Program Security Directives, TA/CPs, and PPPs with associated annexes, as required.

  • Analyzes the adequacy of the weapon system prime contractors’ and/or subcontractors’ program protection planning/efforts and report on discrete areas of concern.

  • Performs on-site security evaluations at program offices.

  • Complies with requirements of the contract’s Visitor Group Security Agreement (VGSA).

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must have a minimum of seven years of experience performing full time DoD Security functions or a Bachelor’s degree plus five years of full time security. The candidate must possess and maintain a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Single Scope Background Investigation within the past five years.

Preferred Qualifications n/a

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