AECOM Senior Security Specialist in Wright Patterson, Ohio
Requisition/Vacancy No. 158720BR
Position Title Senior Security Specialist
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Government
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Ohio
City Wright Patterson AFB
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About the Business Line
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.
AECOM has an opportunity for a Senior Security Specialist to join our team. This position supports the Fighters & Bombers Directorate (AFLCMC/WW) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Primary focus: Manage and supervise a security vault build out and coordinate all activities to ensure successful completion of the project.
Provides directorate security operations support and provides security-related technical assistance to the directorate for briefings, meetings, and conferences.
Assists by recording and tracking security program action items. Assists with managing newcomer and security-related databases. Assists with providing special administrative and logistical assistance for the Directorate Visitor Control Function.
Maintains an active Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) account and assist with verifying personnel security clearances. Assists with 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. Administratively assists with the coordination of DD Form 254, DoD Contract Security Classification Specification.
Serves as the customer point of contact for security, analyzes security procedures, and coordinates/recommends solutions on security deficiencies with the assigned government security task lead.
Supports the implementation of Information, Personnel and Industrial Security programs to ensure classified material is protected according to DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, Directorate, Division and program directives.
Conducts implementation of the Resource Protection, Force Protection, and Anti- Terrorism programs in accordance with DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, Directorate, Division and program security policy/instructions.
Assists with maintaining/accounting for and destroying Communications Security (COMSEC) material.
Evaluates AIS Standard Practice Procedures (SPPs).
Provides responsibility for end of day safety and security checks for assigned facilities.
Develops and documents recommend program protection and system security input for SOOs, SOWs, Performance Work Statements (PWS), RFPs, and CDRLs for assigned programs.
Conducts analyses of procedures regarding the handling, controlling, storage and disposition of classified or critical weapon system hardware, to include installed components.
Conducts system security assessments to assure the proper front end emphasis on system security management.
Assists in planning, designing, reviewing, analyzing and reporting on tailored security plans for the protection of systems during the test and evaluation phase and make recommendations for changes to security test procedures for consideration.
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.
Provides advisory assistance in evaluating security and administrative procedures associated with handling CPI/Critical Components (CC) from unclassified material, up to and including Top Secret (TS), Special Access and Sensitive Compartmented Information (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.
Assesses, 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 Security Classification Guides (SCGs), Program Security Directives (PSDs), Technology Assessment and Control Plans (TA/CPs), and Program Protection Plans (PPPs) with associated annexes, as required.
Performs on-site security evaluations at program offices, shall review weapon system prime contractor security survey reports, and shall evaluate security procedures/operations and shall provide technical security recommendations to the review team lead.
Performs occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required.
Complies with requirements of the contract’s Visitor Group Security Agreement (VGSA).
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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