The Senior Security Specialist provides technical security expertise in following security disciplines: personnel, physical/industrial, and security operations requiring the ability to use security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues for NGA SISG Division.
The position requires familiarity with oversight and management of Controlled Access Programs (CAPs) information and the ability to provide security guidance using DoD / IC regulations and directives required for a successful collaborative environment between NGA’s internal and external customers.
Review and update program security databases
Review program access requests (PARs)
Perform assistance visits
Interpret security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials.
Acting as a liaison between NGA, other federal agencies and contractors
Prepare and deliver verbal and written briefings to internal and external customers
Develop the required programs and operations to support tasks or requirements for monitoring and managing security operations
Provide the government with status reports and recommendations for decisions.
All applicants must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position.
Minimum 11 years total relevant experience with 5 years of experience executing security programs within a government agency.
Proven ability to organize, develop and deliver concise-executive level reports and presentations.
Knowledge of national security program directives and standards is a must. Demonstrated ability to conduct security inspections and staff assistance visits and to review results and make recommendations.
Demonstrated knowledge of applicable DCID, ICD, DOD, and Executive Order standards.
Ability to provide guidance in security measures and requirements, and knowledgeable in risk management assessments.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, to include both written and verbal.
Self-starter, with experience supporting Controlled Access Programs, familiar with policy and classification management for IC and DoD. Experience using JPAS , SC2, and Comfortable dealing directly with senior leadership.
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