Suitability Support Specialist

Location: Springfield, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Big Sky is seeking a Suitability Support Specialist with an active Top Secret/SCI clearance to serve NGA’s SI Personnel Security Division (SISP). 

This position will be performed on-site in Springfield, Virginia.

We’re looking for self-motivated, results-oriented professionals who thrive in a high-risk, high-reward environment.

Client Mission:
SISP delivers agile and responsive customer service through a full-range of personnel security services to ensure a NGA trusted workforce for the protection of national security equities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare accurate and top-quality suitability assessments for decision in accordance with established procedure and 5 CFR Section 302.

  • Update PeopleSoft Security module with the appropriate suitability information related to each case.

  • Coordinate with sources to resolve missing or discrepant information.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3-6 years of experience, with at least 2 years within the DoD/IC

  • 3 years of experience with assessing suitability requirements to OPM-specified standards, or equivalent experience

  • Desired trainings:

    • ICD 704 Personnel Security Course by NCSC

    • Introduction to Personnel Security Adjudication

    • Introduction to National Security Adjudication

    • JPAS

Additional Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of security practices with emphasis in personnel, physical and/or industrial security.

  • Experience may be broad-based, crossing multiple markets (e.g. government, industry) and may also include relevant and associated certificates and knowledge of applicable tools, methodologies, or best practices.

  • Works independently and closely with senior specialists or task leads.

  • Must obtain DoD Security Fundamentals Professional Certification within one year of service.

  • Clear and concise writing skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills to ensure required timelines and 5 CFR Section 302 quality standards are met.

Our Values:

Everything we do at Big Sky is dictated by our values. We take them very seriously, and we're proud of this unwavering commitment.

Intellectual Curiosity: We will always be professional problem solvers and learners.

Results!: Our success is defined by the results we deliver.

Fun in Everything We Do: We spend most of our time working, and we ought to have a good time doing it.

Relationships Matter: Our relationships with each other and with our clients are the basis of trust by which we’ll succeed in business and in life.

Value Focus: We believe in providing a measurable return to everyone we touch including clients, shareholders, and employees.

Big Sky is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, or protected Veteran status.

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