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Job Information

AECOM Lead, Personnel Security Services in New York, New York

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

This is a full-time position which can be located in any AECOM office in the U.S.

The Personnel Security Lead centrally manages all background investigation, security clearance and access requirements for the corporation, providing a Personnel Security (PERSEC) Center of Excellence to all corporate and subsidiary cleared facilities. This position reports to the Director of Government Security.

  • Initiate national security background investigations utilizing the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-Qip) through the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS).

  • Collaborate with Facility Security Officers (FSOs) and Program Managers to promote the highest levels of operational and program support.

  • Proactively coordinate with Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, and Human Resources to provide Security Pre-Screening for all applicants requiring a security clearance or Position of Trust.

  • Provide personnel security subject matter expertise towards business development efforts; assist in responding to requests for information, proposal development, and qualifications.

  • Assist employees/candidates in completion of forms and investigation packages; conduct detailed review of submissions to ensure the highest levels of quality control and success.

  • Centrally process fingerprints via Secure Web Fingerprint Transmission program.

  • Manage enterprise-wide JPAS requirements, providing Primary back-up to all FSOs.

  • Administer Adverse Information reporting and response requirements, support Department of Hearings and Appeals inquiries and internal investigations as may be required.

  • Support Sensitive Compartmented Information and Special Access Program access requirements; coordinate intelligence community/DoD reciprocity and crossovers.

  • Assists in the development of policies, processes, procedures and training to provide for and promote all personnel security requirements and their compliance across the enterprise.

  • Develop and maintain company security information management systems, databases and other recordkeeping protocols to support data calls, metrics and other measurements.

Minimum Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen; current Top Secret personnel security clearance with SCI access eligibility.

  • Associate Degree (Bachelor preferred) in security management or related field.

  • Minimum of 5 (five) years of demonstrated, recent experience in government, national industrial security programs, preferably within the DoD and Intelligence Communities.

  • Ability to apply highly technical knowledge in solving complex problems and apply law, regulation, policy and procedures to personnel security programs and processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform work independently and under limited direct supervision, and consistently demonstrate proactive, positive and polite professionalism and service.

  • Active networking in government and industry security councils and other forums.

  • Training and/or certification in the National Industrial Security Program or Intelligence Communities security arena, e.g. FSO Program Management.

  • Strong working knowledge of Adjudicative Guidelines for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Information and their application to personnel security processes.

  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication, relationship and teambuilding skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Office suite and other security information management systems skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 227627BR

Additional Locations US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree Street NE Suite 500, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Germantown, MD - 12420 Milestone Center Drive, US - Greenwood Village, CO - 6200 South Quebec Street, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Miami, FL - 7650 Corporate Center Drive, US - New York, NY - 100 Park Ave, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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