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Security Specialist - NISSC II

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Jacobs is seeking a Security Assistant Admin to support the NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to "provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites." As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The Security Specialist is responsible for assisting the security manager in implementing the personnel security program and ensuring the company and customer security requirements are met. The Security Specialist will develop and implement security procedures, conduct background clearance vetting and initiate personnel clearances via DISS. The candidate must have experience with DISS. This position will be required to interface with all NISSC II team leads, flight chiefs, government customers on-site, vendors, and other government agencies needing access to the NORAD Restricted Area. The candidate will work closely with the government security manager on-site and support mission.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Interface with all levels of Jacobs personnel and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with 32 CFR, Part 117, NISPOM, Security Classification Guides as well as installation access control in a classified area.
  • Common knowledge dealing with open storage areas to include response to alarms, alarm access rosters, alarm system monitoring, badging access, visitor logs for the open storage area, facility access, and preparing all visit requests for upcoming visits to restricted, cleared areas, and SCIFs.
  • Conduct room and safety inspections for compliance with physical security; participate in government telephonic and in-person reviews, participate in any and all inspections concerning the open storage areas and SCIFs.
  • Maintaining and updating DISS as needed and making certain to enter all reported adverse information from employees.
  • Make critical security decisions and implement security procedures that prevent unauthorized access to company and/or government facilities or information; take independent action when warranted or in the absence of the senior leadership; and bring security risks to the attention of the Jacobs Security Manager and General Manager/Program Manager.
  • Provide/implement clear guidance to employees and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate. Work as a team player, demonstrate flexibility, and excellent organizational and time management skills.


    Clearance Requirements:Secret

    Educational Requirements: Associates Degree/ Bachelor's degree in related field

    Certification Requirements: FSO certification via CDSE/ STEPP (individual will have six months to obtain FSO certification)

    Experience Requirements:

    • Working knowledge of the NISPOM Rule, DoDM 52001. V 1-4, AFMAN 16-404v2, other relevant DoD security guidance, and a strong working knowledge of DISS, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Buildable knowledge of the Insider Threat Program
    • Experience conducting security incident inquiries and writing investigation reports
    • Commitment to security best practices - creating and delivering the highest value to customers
    • Basic understanding of Physical Security requirements to include collateral Open Storage, Restricted Areas, and SCIFs
    • Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post foreign travel briefings, and refresher briefings
    • Ability to develop and maintain an effective security awareness, training, and education program at the customer site
    • Excellent customer service skills, record-keeping experience, professional phone etiquette, and a desire to be an active contributor to the success of the mission
    • Ability to work independently, juggle competing workloads and demands, and adapt to changing priorities with a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment.

      Preferred Qualification

      • Completed STEPP/DCSA DISS (NBIS), and Insider Threat training
      • Experience in developing and implementing OPSEC plans to include emergency action plans
      • Working knowledge of how to respond to Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems on a government installation
      • Resourceful in problem-solving and continuous improvement

        Essential Function

        Work Environment

        • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
        • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
        • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions
        • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.

          Physical Requirement

          • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
          • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time.Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

            Equipment and Machine

            • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
            • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
            • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.
            • May require operating motor vehicles.


              • Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is mandatory.
              • Shift Work is required to support operations.The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts
              • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.
              • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise
              • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work
              • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


                • Continental and overseas travel may be required.It is important to maintain a current passport.

                  Other Essential Function

                  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
                  • Candidate must exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels.
                  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
                  • Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client's standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
                  • The position for which you are applying requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

                    This position is expected to pay $40,000-$60,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

                    Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

                    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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