Security Specialist - Intermediate in Albuquerque, NM at KaiHonua

Date Posted: 4/23/2021

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Job Description

Title: Security Specialist-Intermediate

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Job Summary:

The Security Specialist performs personnel security requirements for USAF Customer. Follows all requirements of Security Coordinator responsibilities and attends Security Coordinator training. Conducts Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) verification of personnel security clearances/access levels. Performs security in- and out-processing of contractor personnel. Coordinates security in- and out-processing of Civil Service and Military personnel with Information System Security Manager. Creates and issues security badges for personnel assigned as required. Operates the door proximity access system and issues proximity access cards. Drafts and submits security SOPs for approval, to ensure compliance with Air Force regulations and guidance.  Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned): 

  • Physical Security and Risk Management/Safeguarding of Classified Information.
  • Protects against security vulnerabilities that will exist during the development processes as well as those that will require preventive measures upon completion or delivery of systems and products.
  • Makes adjustments in physical security systems as needed.
  • Assist with preparing accreditation packages to include fixed facility checklists, facility and alarm diagrams, inspectable space determinations, and other essential physical security documents for approval by approval agencies.
  • Follows guidance and assist supervisors and managers in the areas of physical, information, personnel and industrial security.
  • Implements RSC instructions, policies, and procedures to support installation security plans.
  • Familiar with the classification management program, and supports program managers in developing classified guidance and decisions. Provides guidance on classification marking, accountability, control, storage, safeguarding, downgrading, declassifying, and destruction procedures for classified materials.
  • Adheres to and recommends changes to Security Operating Procedures to ensure that critical government resources, personnel and facilities are protected in a dynamic threat environment.  
  • Assist in implementing and administering the RSC Resource Protection Program which includes Control Entry Custodian, Alarm Custodian, Security Access Systems and Open Storage Approval.
  • Assist managers with the policies, instructions, procedures, control systems and methods for such activities and functions as safeguarding and use; personnel access controls; need to know criteria; physical storage and control; and transmitting, transferring, reproducing, emergency protection and removal, destroying of classified information.
  • Monitors controlled area to ensure all personnel, computers, magnetic media are in compliance; ensures physical security requirements for automated data processing and secure communications equipment are met.


3-8 years demonstrated/practical hands-on experience as a Security Specialist or closely related position. Experience administering policies, practices and metrics that reflect the security posture of the project.  Experience with JPAS and the use of sound security practices to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of all personnel and security matters.  Highly desired is a candidate with two years' minimum experience working in secure access programs and/or secret compartmentalized information environment.

Degree in operational security, intelligence, or related military work experience (relevant experience-field preferred- and education may be considered in lieu of a degree).  Must be a US citizen.


DoD security clearance may be required.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  May include lifting weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.  

Company Summary

Headquartered in Hawaii, KaiHonua, LLC is an SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions. KaiHonua, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."

KaiHonua LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

KaiHonua LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.