Security Specialist
General Dynamics AIS - Fairfax, VA

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) is part of General Dynamics and has been a trusted partner to the U.S. intelligence, maritime, space and homeland communities for more than 50 years. With the expertise to lead, the insight to deliver and the commitment to succeed, we staff each mission with a carefully selected team of seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., General Dynamics employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in advanced information systems, intelligence collection and processing, business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems, and information systems and technologies.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) has an immediate opening for a Lead Assistant-1 - Security - to join our team.

The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to manage Security solutions for GDAIS. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Security specialist will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct security support to classified programs
  • Proficiently knowledgeable of Government Security Regulations:
    • NISPOM
    • Personnel & Physical Security DCID/ICD (704, 705)
    • EO 12958
  • Experience with JPAS/JCAVS, ISFD, e-Qip
  • Investigate Security Incidents/Violations, submit reports to Gov, suggest prevention improvements
  • Establish and Maintain a Security Awareness/Education program
  • Assist personnel with completion of Personnel Security paperwork (SF-86)
  • Prepare and submit Form 4311 (Personnel Security Action)
  • Perform Initial indoctrinations, debriefings, refresher training, changes in security policy
  • Perform customer required Self-Inspections/security audits, monitor and implement corrective action plans
  • Prepare and Maintain Security Plan (SOP, SPP)
  • Establish and Manage Information Management System (Document Control) for all classified material
  • Conduct annual Inventory of classified holdings
  • Interface with government security representatives
  • Interpret government security regulations, work with customer security representatives for approval for any deviations to policy
  • Create and submit Security-related CONOPS for these deviations
  • Ability to change door and safe combination locks (S&G, Mosler, Kaba-Mas XO variety, Unican)
  • Perform required lock combination changes and maintain facility combination list
  • Maintain safes in good working order or arrange for repair per government policy
  • Manage Facility Access Control System
  • Develop FFC (Fixed Facility Checklists) for Accreditation of Physical Classified Areas
  • Conduct annually required IDS testing to maintain UL 2050 certification
  • Monitor IDS devices (motion detectors, BMS, HSS, Emergency Exit Door hardware) for good working order and arrange for repair with certified vendor
  • COMSEC – At a minimum experience with STU/STE function and basic “repair”
  • Prepare out-going visit certifications
  • Maintain incoming visit certification list
  • Work with ISSM to ensure proper compliance for AIS certification and maintenance


  • Basic Qualifications:

    Candidates must demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of industry and company regulations and an ability to effectively uphold GDAIS security practices.

    The Advanced Specialist Security position requires either a bachelors degree in a specialized area with a minimum of five to eight years of related experience, or a masters degree and at least three to five years of related experience.

    Top Secret security clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph (Lifestyle) 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.

    Qualifications (Preferred):
    • FSO Certification
    • CSSO Certification
    • Excellent Customer Service Skills
    • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
    • Attention to Detail, self-starter that requires minimal supervision

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