Temporary Facility Security Officer in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 8/6/2020

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Temporary Facility Security Officer

PAE has an exciting new opportunity for a TEMPORARY Facility Security Officer IV (FSO) position out of their corporate HQS in Falls Church, VA

The successful applicant will manage all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and other corporate security activities across two major program areas within PAE’s National Security Solutions (NSS) Business Unit.  The new position responsibilities requires that the candidate serve as the Sr. FSO for support to NSS Mission Support (MS) and NSS Business Process Services (BPS) program areas.  This selected candidate will report to the Corporate Sr. Security Manager.  Exceptional work ethic, ability to work independently with little to no instruction, demonstrated record of strong initiative, accomplished verbal/written communication skills, as well as demonstrated successful engagement and collaboration with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), and other DoD and/or Intelligence Community Customers.  Responsible for interpreting and applying policies, developing and implementing security programs, drafting plans and procedures to ensure mission success and accurate, up to date compliance records with corporate policies and national security regulations.  This individual will be responsible for all proprietary programs within their PAE secure facilities profile, and include:

  • Management of aspects under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) and other security aspects as it pertains to classified contracting. 
  • Act as the Liaison with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and other Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) agencies as required.
  • Provide Security guidance to Program area managers, Human Resources, Recruiting, Contracts and Senior Management.
  • Familiar with DOD clearance processing requirements, SEAD4 and the 13 adjudicative standards, and tracking of personnel security clearances and associated investigation requirements
  • Process visit requests and certifications.
  • Responsible for all Facility Clearance Level (FCL) documentation and approvals in support of their program area/s
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining all facilities (and personnel) for favorable USG audits and inspections
  • Responsible for providing, conducting and tracking all personnel for required PAE and USG compliance training.    
  • Responsible for preparation of subcontract DD Form 254’s for all classified contracts.
  • Responsible for preparation of all SCI related documentation for submission to the Customer
  • Responsible for management, audit and inventory of any new COMSEC material.
  • Responsible for inventory and proper control of any current or new classified materials on site
  • Coordinates and conducts Industrial Security briefings, debriefing and new employee orientation.
  • Responsible for ensuring security compliance of programs supporting DoD Customers.
  • Responsible for handling administrative inquiries and conducting investigations of non-compliance.
  • Responsible for interpreting policies and develops/implements appropriate security plans and procedures.
  • Pass and exceed minimum expectations regarding government assessments and inspections.
  • Ensure all applicable entity information is updated in the National Industrial Security System (NISS) database.
  • Oversight of all security related facilities actions for locations within their purview.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a US Government Security Clearance at the Top Secret level or higher.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with 8+ years related Industrial Security experience as a DCSA certified FSO
  • Wide range of experience solving complex issues with ability to multi-task and handle requirements at more than one location.
  • Must be experienced with USG Information Systems (JPAS/NISS/DISS/eQIP)
  • Must be knowledgeable of the NISPOM and associated controls/obligations.
  • Must possess the Facility Security Officer Program Management for Possessing Facilities Curriculum Certificate
  • Familiarity with DCSA FOCI requirements
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of security tracking database applications.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting business presentations.
  • Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Must be organized, efficient and able to work with or without direct supervision and lead others accordingly
  • Demonstrated strong judgement, discretion, accountability, and initiative

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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