Advanced Security Specialist

Colorado Springs, CO
United States

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Advanced Security Specialist. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

Coordinates and participates in the administration and coordination of one or more security programs/activities to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures
Prepares and submits routine documentation to immediate supervision
Identifies program issues and implements corrective actions to identified security problems as directed
Conducts security briefings and maintains security education programs
Attends Strategic Business Unit Program Forums to identify upcoming projects
Reviews security program requirements for efficiency and standardization
Adapts or modifies standard security methods
Participates in preparation of security proposals
Communicates results of security endeavors in both verbal and written form
Participates in planning and preparations of new security programs
Acts independently, guided only by very broad company policies and objectives
Partners with various government agencies to ensure corporation is compliant with directives and regulations and obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations
Organizes, coordinates, executes, and interprets required security procedures to achieve stated security goals
Monitors company compliance in specialized field
Coordinates planning and preparations of new security programs including proposal preparation
Investigates security incidents and violations relating to classified programs and establishes the basis for possible disciplinary action
Implements corrective actions to identified problems
Interprets program requirements and applies them consistently across diverse situations
Provides security guidance in specified field and acts as liaison with specific program customer and sponsor Administers program contractual security requirements
Ensures accuracy of security databases
Provides training and development to department employees and manages resources

Broad view and understanding of security principles
Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
Fully proficient knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), National Security Agency (NSA) Communications Security (COMSEC) 90-1 Manual, and program specific Program Security Directives (PSD)
Fully proficient ability to provide leadership using functional knowledge and interpersonal skills
Fully proficient ability to comprehend and comply with detailed procedures and interpersonal skills, which enable successful interface with clients, program customers and program sponsors
Fully proficient knowledge of all security policies and procedures and ability to interpret security requirements and apply them consistently across diverse situations
Excellent customer service skills and ability to work independently and ability to prioritize, schedule and complete multiple tasks
Fully proficient ability to display appropriate discretion and judgment
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Personnel Security Clearance up to and including the final Top Secret level, and required program access with completion of a successful polygraph, as applicable
Demonstrates fully proficient competence in one or more specialized areas of security