ACSSO/ Physical Security Specialist

in Dulles, VA

ACSSO/ Physical Security Specialist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Job Location

    Dulles, VA 20171, US

  • Job Category

    Other Professionals

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret/SCI Polygraph

  • Career Level


  • Travel


Job Description

This position will serve as the Alternate Contractor Special Security Officer (ACSSO) with a strong background in Physical Security. This position will handle the following responsibilities:

  • Experience with practical application of DOD 5205.7 Security Volumes 1-4, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs) and NISPOM.
  • Administers routine aspects of physical security to include implementation of security measures that comply with government facility accreditation requirements and co-uses.
  • Composes and submits FFC, Tempest and other physical security required documents.
  • Performs self-inspections to ensure SCIF meets ICD 705 requirements and provide mitigation strategy for instances of non-compliance.
  • Updates Emergency Action Plans (EAP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Post Orders to meet emerging threats and regulatory changes.
  • Coordinates and tests facility alarms, conducts end-of-day security inspections, changes combinations, maintains key control, and manages the guard staff.
  • Primary liaison with vendors responsible for scheduling service appointments or maintenance visits for security equipment and building systems under the purview of the security department (access control, CCTV, IDS).
  • Composes detailed and accurate reports and inputs in security management system.
  • Conducts Program Security Awareness Briefings as well as indoctrination/debriefing of personnel.
  • Work must be consistently planned and prioritized to support the organization's mission in a high tempo environment with a willingness to support all security disciplines as needed.
  • This position will serve as an alternate COMSEC custodian, will assist ISSO with non-technical duties, supports personnel security and performs as a member of the security team to execute the insider-threat program.
  • He/ she will be responsible to respond to alarms and emergencies during and after normal business hours.

Required Skills and Education

  • Candidate will have Bachelor's Degree in related field with 6+ years of working experience.
  • Candidate will have in depth knowledge of ICD 705 and building, accrediting, and managing SCIFs.
  • Ability to multi-task, pay close attention to detail, and work in a high tempo environment.
  • Possess excellent organizational and file management skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Requires independent judgment and discretion.
  • Must be able to independently identify and resolve various security matters.
  • Willingness and desire to support all security disciples in the organization as a team member.
  • Available to respond to alarms and emergencies after hours.
  • Physical Security Certification.
  • An Active TS/SCI with a Polygraph required to be considered.

Preferred Skills and Education The following are nice to have, but not required:

  • Contractor Special Security Officer Certification
  • COMSEC Custodian Certification
  • Information System Security Officer Certification
  • Facility Security Officer Certification
  • SPED, ASIS, or ISP Certifications

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

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