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Physical Security Subject Matter Expert

Job ID: 2213713
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking a Physical Security Subject Matter Expert to support a customer Physical Security program at NASA. This position will oversee all aspects of the design, build, and accreditation of SCIF facilities to support NASA missions. The candidate will develop security plans, ensure compliance with applicable regulations such as ICD 705, the NISPOM and TEMPEST requirements, and establish policies and procedures for all areas within the physical security discipline. Responsibilities include building in security in depth through measures such as Access Control, Intrusion Detection Systems, communications, and CCTV. As a member of the Physical Security Program, the individual must have knowledge and experience to guide local security teams and serve as an advisor to program management.

Additional duties and/or responsibilities:

• Work closely with facilities, IT, Networks and the FSO/PSO's to capture program requirement and design suitable classified spaces to meet the mission.
• Develop Systems diagram for alarm, access control, communications, and CCTV systems
• Assists in the development and the implementation of the organization's Physical and Technical Security program
• Conduct physical security surveys/reviews
• Develop Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's) and training material for the Physical Security Program.
• Policy development, writing, and implementation.
• Cross communication with other functional areas (Facilities, Information Technology Office, etc.)
• Advise Program Manager of the status of assigned projects


EDducation and Experience: 

  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and five (5) years or more experience.


Required Experience/Knowledge of:

  • Access Control Systems
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (Alarm Systems)
  • CCTV systems and operations
  • Reading facility drawings to include structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
  • Writing and interpreting corporate policies.
  • Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Construction Security
  • TEMPEST Requirements and Countermeasures
  • ICD 705 and NISPOM requirements

Required Experience: 

  • Must have strong interpersonal and briefing skills; be able to communicate with senior level internal and external personnel on matters requiring coordination between programs.
  • Minimum 8 years of Physical/Technical Security experience.


Clearance Reauirment: 

  • Top Secret and must be able to obtain SCI clearance.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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