Security Specialist - Senior in Albuquerque, NM at Galapagos, LLC

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

Position/Job Title:  Security Specialist Senior

Location:  Albuquerque, NM – Kirtland AFB

Job Summary:

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. 

 

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.
  • Supports Top Secret VTCs and Top Secret Control Account Custodians; inspect security storage containers to ensure contents are properly controlled and secured.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience/Skills Required:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant DoD work experience with no less than four (4) years’ experience in a SAP and/or SCI environment within the last five (5) years.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.  Relevant work experience and training may be considered in lieu of a degree, like Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Crediting Combinations of Education and Experience standard.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Special Access Program environment
  • Experience with SAPF and SCIF physical security requirements
  • Experience working Classified computer systems (JPAS/JWICS/SGN, etc)
  • Able to maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance (preferred upon arrival)

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

 

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 enough 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.

 

Security Clearance:

Employee must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance and must be willing to consent to a CI Polygraph. Each employee must have the required final security clearance at work performance start date.  Must be a U.S. Citizen.

 

Company Summary:

Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is a 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.  Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Galapagos Federal Systems, 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.
 
Galapagos Federal Systems, 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.