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Parsons Corporation Physical Security Specialist - Journeyman in Springfield, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Physical Security Specialist-Journeyman to join our team! In this role you must be thoroughly familiar with Intelligence Community and Department of Defense Physical Security policies and directives. The position is responsible for managing and overseeing the SCIF and Collateral Area lifecycle from concept to completion for numerous government and contractor facilities. This includes planning, construction, operation/management, and mission conclusion. Candidate will review and assess physical security accreditation documentation and provide recommendations to senior government officials.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Conduct facility inspections and provide recommendations to accredit and de-accredit Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs), both CONUS and OCONUS, in accordance with Intelligence Community Directive 705

  • Conduct facility inspections to verify the physical security standards for the protection of Collateral information

  • Manage and oversee the SCIF and Collateral Area lifecycle from concept to completion for numerous government and contractor facilities. This includes planning, construction, operation and management, and mission conclusion

  • Draft, review, and maintain internal NGA policy documents, standard operating procedures, and instructional handouts pertaining to Physical and Industrial Security

  • Review and prepare SCIF accreditation paperwork to include Fixed Facility Checklists, Emergency Action Plans, Standard Operating Procedures and Concept Requests

  • Track all accredited entity SCIFs in the Intelligence Community SCIF database

  • Coordinate with other Intelligence Community members to create policy and regulations as they relate to Physical Security and SCIF construction

  • Conduct Physical Security Training, to include both SCIF and Collateral facility construction requirements, to alternate security personnel

  • Manage all aspects of security to include project milestones and life cycle plans to ensure a secure mission environment

  • Interpret security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials

  • Analyze complex security issues and provide program management with cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements

  • Conduct comprehensive Risk Management surveys and render impact statements

  • Escort uncleared visitors in facilities to ensure compliance with security directives​

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with relevant experience

  • Active TS with SCI eligibility and ability to successfully complete a polygraph examination.

  • Knowledge of: ICD-705 Tech Spec, National Industrial Security Program Manual, DoD Information Security and SCI policies and regulations, and Committee on National Security Systems publications, and provide general guidance of TEMPEST concepts and requirements

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience with Identity Data Management Policies, Directives, and Instructions

  • Assist in conducting Due Diligence (DD) assessments in accordance with DoD policies ​

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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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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