• Security Specialist

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/18/2019 2:22 PM)
    Requisition #
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Administrative Support
    US-VA-Falls Church
  • Responsibilities

    Are you looking to make a difference in the federal government? Are you looking for a career, not just a “job”? Are you passionate about doing what’s right? Do you have experience and skills in Business Administration or with Security Clearances? Then we have a position for you.

    The Security Specialist will provide security clearance processing support. Primary duties include interpreting and processing personnel background checks and credit reports on behalf of a federal client.  Ensuring the efficient and accurate processing of security clearances is key to operational effectiveness and safeguarding of federal assets.


    Responibilities include:

    • Serves as the primary point of contact regarding the status of pending clearances or questions concerning pending investigations.
    • Act as first level reviewer to ensure personnel submitted for access meets the prerequisites, personnel security and investigative requirements.
    • Assists vendors with their employees’ background investigations.
    • Receives and reviews security clearance packages and ensures that the packages are complete.
    • Contacts suppliers for missing documents.
    • Manages the receipt of security documents submitted from applicants and/or appointees.
    • File and maintain all security clearance records according to the federal security standards.
    • Verifies the appropriate level of background investigation being requested, and ensures all documents required for processing have been completed and included in the case file
    • Prepares, submits, monitors, and updates appropriate computer tracking systems concerning appropriate case material.
    • Communicates effectively with outside stakeholders to provide status updates, ensure compliance with agency requirements and provides agency guidance for case processing concerns.
    • Validates and ensures that submitted documents meet acceptability criteria and/or takes appropriate actions to resolve discrepancies or incomplete information.
    • Forwards clearance determinations to the appropriate office/stakeholders.

    The candidate should possess:

    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities to include competing projects and casework.
    • Posses general knowledge of security concepts and principles as they apply to a personnel security program.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Ability to communicates effectively with outside stakeholders in writing, emails, and teleconferneces.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Good interpersonal skills

    Client Engagement

    · Learn about the Noblis business development lifecycle, processes, tools, and account structure
    · Contribute specialized domain or technical content to proposal sections or client white papers
    · Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Liberal Arts, or related fields with a minimum of two years of work experience.  Other fields of specialty will be considered.
    • Personnel security and/or contracting experience in the Federal sector. Educational substitutions may be considered by the customer.
    • Familiarity with federal hiring practices.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office Programs and desktop publishing application software and hardware.
    • Must be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and with limited, to no, supervision.


    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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