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Parsons Corporation Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) Officer III in Chantilly, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking an experienced Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) Officer to provide security support for government customer. The ATFP Officer is a security professional who provides a variety of support relating to force protection, physical security countermeasures, contingency planning, and response force exercise coordination efforts. The ATFPO shall provide for the planning and implementation of new and modification of existing integrated electronic and IT based physical security management systems for use at government facilities.


  • Conduct vulnerability assessments of government related facilities and prepare detailed findings documentation for review and approval

  • Monitor emergency activity alerts and emerging threats to brief government personnel and assist in site protection activities

  • Provide recommendations, using risk management principles, for sound mitigation techniques using proven and field-tested systems

  • Interact and coordinate activities related to ATFP with a wide variety of headquarters and field offices for proper integration and implementation of developed plans, with review and approval of the government

  • Conduct ATFP review for modifications to existing facilities and for the acquisition of Government-owned and leased facilities supporting customer missions; preparing detailed reporting documentation, to include assessment findings, prioritized recommendations, and related guidance for NRO approval

  • Work with various security and facilities staffs to ensure the use of ATFP best practices in acquisition, lease, or modification government facilities

  • Plan and conduct USG approved AT/PSC/CP exercises and related training

  • Provide professional briefings and indoctrinations to military and civilian audiences at various organizational levels

  • Conduct policy research, and make recommendations, covering new tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • Perform short-term (90 days or less) Temporary Duty (TDY) CONUS and OCUNUS travel

  • Conduct market research and investigate existing, new and emerging technologies as directed by the Government

  • Provide technical guidance to government staff in technical reviews of security and ATFP equipment and system solutions

  • Perform ATFP representative and liaison functions at technical meetings, symposiums/conferences and working groups


  • Must possess a current TC/SCI w poly clearance.

  • BA/BS in a related technical or military discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

  • 8+ years of related experience in physical security administration, preferably in the government contracting industry

  • Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO) Certification Level II and Interagency Security Committee (ISC) training after onboarded.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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