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Filter by Date: Mar 16, 2019

Filter by Location: Greenbelt, MD, US, 20771

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44077 

All Locations: Greenbelt, MD (Maryland) 

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


The Security Specialist will be responsible for ensuring successful security and safety programs are in place by implementing programs for protecting classified and unclassified sensitive information. Performs specialized duties in one or more security disciplines.  The Security Specialist will assist with the day-to-day interpretation, implementation, enforcement, and execution of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) while working in a fast-paced, high-demand, senior-level and team concept environment. The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting multiple security- and safety-related functions, both DoD and SCI, within the Security & Safety Directorate. Candidate must possess an in-depth knowledge of applicable U.S. government security regulations. Candidate will be on call to respond to emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.



•Complete DoD and IC customer self-inspections and audits/assessments

•Conducts investigations of known or suspected security infractions/violations and recommend corrective actions

•Maintain classified accredited systems and their security plans as required

•Conduct weekly system audits, virus updates and reviews of classified accredited systems as required

•Input Collateral and SCI visit requests into JPAS and letter format as required by the customer

•Conduct eQIP, initial and periodic reinvestigation maintenance

•Properly destroy classified materials as required

•Assist in designing, implementing and conducting Annual Security Orientation, briefings, and education programs

•Assist with constructing Security Newsletter

•Document control and GSA container maintenance

•Provide export control guidance to employees (if necessary)

•Processes foreign visit requests, foreign travel requests and provides guidance to employees traveling abroad

•Educate and train personnel on policies and procedures regarding the DoD closed room

•Manage the COMSEC account and materials for the Facility

•Assist with compliance of DD254 contracts to include subcontractors and consultants

•Support and provide Intrusion Detection System (IDS) cards to office personnel and management

•Provides physical security support for all construction projects and modifications

•Provides technical support for alarms and systems

•Establishes a process for alarm response and repair

•Assist with emergency preparedness drills and exercises

•Support and travel to regional offices as required

•Other duties as assigned


Required for Security Specialist Level 3

•5 or more years of progressive security administration experience with an Associate’s  or Bachelors Degree

•Experience with NISPOM

•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

•This position requires an active Top Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Required for Security Specialist Level 4

•8  or more years of progressive security administration experience with an Associates or Bachelors Degree.

•Experience with NISPOM

•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

•This position requires an active Top Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.



•Bachelor’s degree in related discipline

• Knowledge and understanding of RMF (Risk Management Framework) terminology and process

•JPAS/JCAVS certification from CDSE

•Protecting Classified Information certification

•Essentials of Industrial Security Management training




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Additional Requisition Details


Clearance Requirement: Top Secret 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.


Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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