The Assistant FSO is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s Security Program and serves as the central focal point, and point of contact, for security matters on behalf of Giant Oak. The FSO assures compliance with security regulations in accordance with Contract guidelines and, advises departments regarding security regulations and procedures. The position processes employees for security clearance, protects classified information, and routinely interacts with Government agencies on security matters.
Consistently interpret, implement and maintain an effective security program that is compliant with Government policies and guidance
Develop and implement security plans and procedures, as well as maintain the oversight of existing processes
Process employees for initial investigation and reinvestigation as required for U.S. Government security clearances to include, tracking investigations, submitting requests to the customer, and having subsequent interface with customer security personnel.
Supervise and train personnel in all aspects of security, personnel clearance processing, and visitor control
Interface with government customer security representatives regarding ongoing compliance and periodic formal inspections, while maintaining an approved Security Program
Conduct security pre-screen interviews
Conduct security briefings, debriefings, and annual refresher briefings.
Proactively conduct self-inspections of secure areas to ensure compliance with established security requirements and protocols
Maintain internal personnel security databases and employee security files
Manage and maintain the personnel clearance database
Knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and all Director of National Intelligence (DNI) security policies and regulations and broad experience in all aspects of the security disciplines including personnel, physical, operations, industrial, communications, information, and information technology security
Experience with the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), e-QIP, preparing DD Form 254s, certification and accreditation, clearance passing and conducting briefings and debriefings
Understanding of U.S. Government industrial security regulations and directives
Ability to implement and manage a comprehensive Security Program
Ability to juggle competing demands and prioritize work in a dynamic environment
Ability to work independently, as well as the ability to work as a part of a corporate team
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
A thorough understanding of Information Technology would be preferred
Al least ten years of experience working as an FSO in support of U.S. Government classified programs
Bachelor’s degree in a related field; in lieu of education 12 years of directly related experience
Current Active Top Secret Clearance
Applicants must have an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance.