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Special Security Officer III

Job ID: 2216844
Location: FORT MEADE, MD, United States
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2022
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description



The National Security Group of SAIC is seeking a Personnel Security Specialist III to support the USCYBERCOM J3 contract with our customer at Ft. Meade in Maryland.


Job Description:

The Personnel Security Specialist III will support the management and oversight of a comprehensive Special Compartmented Information (SCI) program.  Additionally, the candidate will manage/maintain security files and forms including, but not limited to, processing of foreign contacts, unofficial foreign travel, investigation packages, and other appropriate day to day security support to SCIF operations.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites software: Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Knowledge of commonly applied personnel security principles, concepts, and methodologies in carrying out a variety of support assignments.
  • Responsible for a wide variety of personnel security functions related to in-processing and out-processing of command affiliates.
  • Exhibits an expert level of knowledge of all security oversight publications, instructions, and guides (SEAD’s, DoD Directives, Executive Orders Intelligence Collection Directives, etc.).
  • Makes and implements recommendations to ensure security compliance with policy and security guidance documents.
  • Possess practical knowledge and experience with Defense Information Security System (DISS) and Scattered Castles.
  • Responsible for the development, management, and implementation of policies and procedures for multiple security programs.

Possesses the ability to establish effective professional relationships with senior military leadership, civilian leaders, coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission



  • Minimum 10 years of experience performing Special Security Officer duties.
  • Minimum of High School Diploma.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately


  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience performing Personnel Security functions working in a Special Security Office, as a national security adjudicator, as a background investigator, or security manager with a High School Diploma; six (6) years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree; or a Master’s Degree and four (4) years of experience.
  • Candidate possesses Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) or equivalent.

Preferred candidate possesses some knowledge in Alternative Compensatory Control Measures (ACCM) and SAP/STO programs

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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