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PERSEC Security Specialist

Company: STR
Location: Woburn
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSTR is seeking a Personnel Security (PERSEC) Specialist for our Woburn, MA office. As a PERSEC Specialist, you will work the day-to-day PERSEC services for Special Access Programs (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) activities. These activities include processing Program Access Requests (PARs), managing program personnel databases, providing guidance regarding the SAP nomination process, conducting briefings and debriefings, and additional administrative tasks for multiple government customers, including visit certifications, foreign travel reports, and adverse information reports. The successful candidate will develop a full understanding of 5220.22-M NISPOM, 5205.07 DoD Manuals Volumes 1-4, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), and related Industrial Security Guidance Manuals or Special Program Security directives, in support of USG compliance inspections.Responsibilities

  • Maintain various daily logs for a variety of administrative functions associated with PERSEC
  • Maintain an extensive customer database point of contact listing
  • Perform data entry to the Joint Access Database (JADE) and maintain all customer sponsored billets and quota information
  • Assist in maintaining personnel security files for all personnel of the supported element
  • Build and Maintain tracking spreadsheets/databases for customer PERSEC activities
  • Provide support for the security awareness and education programs
  • Review, track, and monitor security clearance processing activities with appropriate government personnel to achieve clearance actions
  • Prepare, process, and/or review PARs for accuracy and access eligibility
  • Execute SAP nomination process questionnaires
  • Conduct SAP nomination process (SAPNP) and Personnel Security Questionnaire (PSQ) reviews of candidates being submitted for SAP access
  • Perform data entry and record checks in JADE and maintain all customer sponsored personnel access information
  • Receive and/or transmit classified visit requests as necessary to meet customer needsRequirements
    • Active Top-Secret Clearance
    • Bachelors Degree or 2-4 years of equivalent work experience
    • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents.
    • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel, and industry partners
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, etc.)
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Understanding of government guidance to include the NISPOM and DoD
    • Experience with SIMS, DISS, and JADE databasesSTR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Palm Bay, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your contact info.Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.

Keywords: STR, Boston , PERSEC Security Specialist, Other , Woburn, Massachusetts

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