Program Security Specialist in Dayton, OH

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

PE Systems   •  

Dayton, OH 45402

Industry: Technical Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 52 days ago

ESSENTIAL AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon assignment. Work located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.


GENERAL FUNCTION:


SECURITY SUPPORT


• Shall have the experience specifically related to Department of Defense Security functions and the capability to support assigned security tasks and support personnel in the analysis, support, specialty, security/or functional capability of the task.

• Provide analytical and technical security management support for daily operations functions managed by the USG.

• Interact and coordinate with lateral organizations or external agencies to facilitate day-to-day operations of the ACS Directorate.


Classified Material

• Assist with the implementation of the Information Security program to ensure classified material is protected according to DOD, USAF, AFMC, and local directives. The Contractor shall provide support for marking, storing, educating, and transmitting classified material.

• Assist with the implementation of the Information Security program to ensure classified material is protected according to DoD, USAF and AFMC directives and JAFAN 6-0, Special Access Program Security Manual.


Industrial Security

• Assist with the implementation of the Industrial Security program to ensure all industrial security rules and policies are followed according to DOD, USAF, AFMC, and local directives.

• Provide support for DD 254's Forms, Visitor group security agreements (VGSA), and sending/receiving visit request approvals. The Contractor shall assist with the implementation of the Industrial Security program to ensure all industrial security rules and policies are followed according to DoD, USAF, AFMC, and local directives.


Personnel Security

• Provide assistance in completing personnel security investigation paperwork, review packages for accuracy, and assist with tracking personnel security clearances.

• Maintain a Defense Information System for Security (DISS) account at all times to receive/send visits and perform other personnel security action in the program.

• Assist personnel with completing personnel security investigation paperwork, review packages for accuracy, and assist with tracking personnel security clearances.

• Shall have sufficient knowledge to implement SAF/AAZ Memorandum, "Air Force Special Access Programs Nomination Process (SAPNP), dated 30 Sep 13 and USD Memorandum, "Special Access Programs Nomination Process dated 20 May 13.

• Maintain a DISS account at all times to receive/send visits, and perform other personnel security action in the program.

• Must also meet SAPNP standards.


Secure Facility

• Will be working in a secure facility assisting the staff with office functions.

• Office functions include sending and receiving faxes; generating and receiving visit certifications; managing conference room schedule; tracking personnel security packages; and updating internal databases.

• Must be familiar with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, Physical Security Standards for Special Access Program Facilities.

• Assist in conducting annual refresher security training for security procedures.


Implementation of Security Program

• Assist with the implementation of the Resource Protection, Force Protection, Operations (OPSEC) Security, and Anti-Terrorism (AT) programs in accordance with DOD, USAF, AFMC, and local directives.


Document Development/Management

• Assist with the development and maintenance of time-phased, event-driven Security Classification Guides (SCGs), Program Security Directives (PSDs), Technology Assessment and Control Plans (TA/CPs), and Program Protection Plans (PPPs).

Assist with the development and/or maintenance of the Physical Security requirements for USG facilities/organizations to include preparing all required documentation for secure facilities.

• Assist in the integration of US export and technology control laws, DoD/Air Force policy and instructions, and other applicable guidance into program protection planning.

• Recommend changes to DOD, Air Force and program security policy and instructions. The Contractor shall aid in ensuring proper filing of all records, files, documentation, and working papers in accordance with AF ERM.


Program Protection Program

• Assist with the Directorate PPP to include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:

o conducting security working groups

o maintaining Directorate PPP database

o identifying Critical Program Information (CPI) to include Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) and Criticality reviews

o identifying program threats

o analyzing system vulnerabilities and recommending alternative cost-effective security countermeasures that meet security objectives within the overall system design and program strategy

o integrating flexible, cost-effective, and threat-based security process, plans and procedures to protect each critical weapon system during its life cycle, from Pre-Milestone A through the final phases of the program


Computer Security Requirements

• Shall have an understanding of certification/accreditation (C&A) process to include knowledge of a full range of IT security regulations (USAF, AF, DOD), principles, concepts, practices, products, and services (including systems software, database software, immediate access storage technology.

• Shall have an understanding of IT INFOSEC security requirements for certification and accreditation, network operations and protocols, systems testing evaluation, and performance management methods sufficient to plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems or networks and assess advice on new or revised securitymeasures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews.

• Shall have an understanding of telecommunications concepts and principles, operating modes, systems, media, equipment, equipment configuration, and related software systems, processes and procedures to assess and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g., espionage, disruption of services, destructive programs/applications) and procedures and methods for protections of systems and applications.


Information Assurance

• Assist in the development of an Acquisition IA Strategy for USG systems.

• Provide assistance on the Acquisition IA Strategy to organize, coordinate, identify, and satisfy IA requirements consistent with DoD policies, standards, and architectures.


Additional Specialized Knowledge

• Provide security support for all aspects of system security, technology control and program protection planning. In addition, the Contractor shall support all special access programs.

• Assist in maintaining secure facilities and responding to alarms of the government facilities in accordance with Air Force requirements and WN OIs. When necessary, shall receive and secure classified information as appropriate.

• Assist in conducting independent security studies and analyses.

• Assist the USG by performing the following tasks:

o assisting the USG to ensure security program requirements are integrated into all program areas of this task as required by DoD, USAF and MAJCOM policies

o providing technical program protection guidance for the development of certification and accreditation documents and anti-tamper plan

o providing security support in efforts involving System Security Working Group, Certification Working Group, and IPTs

o providing security input for ICD, CDD, SOW, SOO, SRD, CONOPS, Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E), DID, CDRL, CDR, PDR, CCB, CCP, ECP, LCMP, SCG, and DD 254s

o preparing DD Form 254s for signature, coordination and distribution by appropriate government agency

o maintaining status list and file maintenance of all contracts, solicitations and proposals for analysis and reports for the USG

o assisting in the preparation of Security Classification/Declassification Guides for USG programs in which classified information is involved

o assist in providing the USG the Security Status Report CLASSIFIED.


Program Security Support

• Participate in SWG and other meetings as required.

• Responsible and accountable for compliance with applicable DoD, USAF, and AFMC security directives to include NISPOM, the NISPOM Supplement, and Joint Air Force-Army-Navy Manuals and Implementation Guide.

• Assist in the development and coordination of implementing security guidance for distribution to USG/industry.

• Provide technical support and guidance as it relates to security management and the potential threats and vulnerabilities to the security program.

• Assist in performing the following tasks:

o reviewing and providing recommendations to standard practices and procedures and other related program guidance as it relates to classified information

o checking information against security classification/declassification guide during the course of the Contractor security manager functions

o providing security support and guidance in the processing of investigative paperwork

o documenting and validating background information for USG and Contractors

o providing personnel security assistance and guidance to the USG

o reporting security incidents and violations and monitoring security incident investigations

o preparing reports as identified on a case-by-case basis by the Program Security Officer (PSO)

o preparing/processing Program Access Requests (PAR) for individuals requiring access. Contractor shall be trained, if required, in completion of first tier review of PARs to ensure compliance with current DoD and SAF/AQ directives

o screening and verifying all required forms and documentation to ensure they are complete and accurate before submitting to the PSO for signature

o reviewing each request received to determine validity for access indicated

o conducting Defense Clearance and Investigations Index, DISS checks and local files check

o accomplishing program indoctrination and maintaining list of approved and briefed personnel

o planning, managing, and administering the security education program to ensure material relative to special security programs is presented annually

o providing accurate access information, via personnel security database or access rosters, for personnel attending conferences where program material is discussed

o executing the annual special security self-inspection program

o developing and updating required internal security processes and standard operating instructions relative to security and to ensure they are executed throughout ACS programs

o maintaining security file plans, in addition to computer-generated database records

o monitoring the organization's mailbox regularly to ensure messages requiring action

o augmenting Contractor security inspections

o escorting personnel visiting the facility when required

o assisting/performing Security Inspections and Enhance End Use Monitoring (EEUM) with Defense Security Cooperation Agency at various locations and countries outside the US

o writing/co-developing and staffing for approval with the associated country an EEUM security plan


• Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and customers.

• Follow policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives.

• Attend work each day during scheduled work hours unless on approved travel or time off.

• Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required (see WORKING CONDITIONS below).

• Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime.

• Carry out other duties as may be assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications/Experience/Skills:

• MA/MS with 8 - 10 years' of directly related experience or BA/BS with 12 years' of directly related experience or 15 years' of directly related experience to this discipline.

• Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance

• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other standard (Customer specified) applications.)

• Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.


Valid Through: 2019-10-17