Parsons Corporation Security Specialist in Springfield, Virginia
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI
Parsons is looking for a Security Specialist, with emerging experience the security disciplines including personnel, physical, operations, industrial, communications, information, and information technology security. The Security Specialist liaises with members of the DOD, the IC, Federal Agencies and Senior Corporate officials to ensure the protection of the associate programs, personnel and information. They will review and develop internal processes to support programs, conduct quality assurance on products, documents, deliverables and correspondence prior to release to customer, and prepare and deliver briefings to senior level government customers.
The successful candidate must be thoroughly familiar with DOD and IC Security instructions, requirements and supplements for managing Special Access and Controlled Access Security Programs.
Duties may include:
Interpret Special Access and Controlled Access Security policies on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials for designated programs.
Provide operational continuity of programs; establish/provide program guidance; track assigned tasks; and monitor program operations as required.
Liaises with members of the DOD, the IC, Federal Agencies and Senior Corporate officials to ensure the protection of the associate programs, personnel and information.
Review and develop internal processes to support programs.
Take security requirements and develop the required program/ operation to support the task or requirement.
Collaborate with DoD, IC and Federal Agency department colleagues, to review and research data to assist in providing responses in accordance with findings.
Conduct quality assurance on products, documents, deliverables and correspondence prior to release to customer.
Prepares and delivers briefings to internal and external senior level government customers.
Provide technical security expertise in one or more of the following security disciplines: information, personnel, physical/industrial, computer investigations, and operations.
Utilize security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues.
Monitor and manage special access and controlled access security programs and provide status reports and recommendations for access.
Develop solutions, and convey to internal and external customers.
Provide agency level technical expertise concerning the identified security disciplines.
Provide security guidance to contractors using DoD and IC regulations and requirements - analyze complex data and make appropriate program recommendations.
Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics and maintains required records.
Prepare and disseminate special security procedures/guidance. Investigate and prepare impact statements, and provide recommendations on security/security violations.
Manage project milestones. Update and maintain appropriate records (e.g. database and hardcopy) of security actions.
Interpret security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials.
Receive, control and safeguard classified National Security Information.
Act as liaison between The Client and other federal agencies and contractors.
Prepare outgoing classified messages on employees/contractor visiting other government facilities.
Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics.
Risk management - conducts surveys and render impact statements or recommendations. Prepare various forms of correspondence.
Active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with the ability to obtain Polygraph
Bachelor's degree in Security or Criminal Justice or equivalent years of relevant work experience
2 years of relevant security experience
Must obtain DoD Security Professionals Education Development (SPeD) Certification IAW DoD Manual #3305.13M within 1 year of service start date.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.