Job DescriptionDeloitte is hiring a CSSO / Federal Security Specialist in Annapolis Junction, MD. TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance is required. This is an exceptional opportunity to join Deloitte, grow your career, and work in a great location at Deloitte's National Business Park office in Annapolis Junction, MD. Apply today! Job Title: Government and Public Services (GPS) Security Specialist Area: GPS Security Location: Annapolis Junction, MD General Description: The candidate will support Deloitte's compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs) and other government and firm security policies and procedures. The qualified candidate is an experienced security professional within the GPS Security office. The primary responsibilities are to perform standard and specialized personnel security (PerSec) processing and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) operational duties in support of NISP-related classified, Intelligence Community, and Controlled Unclassified Information/agency sensitive (CUI-Public Trust) programs. The individual will perform timely and accurate operational and compliance support, facilitate processing of Personnel Security clearance actions as required throughout the personnel security life-cycle including Special/SCI access processing, NISP personnel clearance and Public Trust suitability processing. The position offers an opportunity to apply industrial security and Public Trust suitability personnel processing procedures within a team environment and continue to build a career in the Federal Security profession with exposure to all security disciplines. The position will require application of regulatory knowledge and experience governed by the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Director of Central Intelligence Directives/Intelligence Community Directives (DCID/ICD), and agency-specific Public Trust suitability regulations and programs. Primary Duties & Responsibilities: * Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) access control * Media Management * Badge Systems management, creating badges, auditing and maintaining access control logs * Initiate, prepare, and submit required personnel security applications (initials, upgrades and periodic reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information and Intelligence Community programs to include eQIP, SF86, SF85P and other agency required paperwork * Support GPS Security personnel security mission to include daily database entries, including but not limited to: status checks in JPAS, monitoring and queries associated with ensuring our cleared personnel databases are in sync with current employee status, notifications to newly cleared personnel, maintaining updated personnel security and suitability records, outgoing clearance certifications for classified visits, maintaining accurate and up-to-date records within internal database * Act as the quality control specialist for personnel security paperwork, ensuring all packages are accurately completed and ensuring any required/associated documentation is included. When workload demands, also initiate, prepare and submit required personnel security applications (initial and periodic reinvestigations) for access to National Security Information/Intel/Special Access Programs. * Manage workload and cases. Develop relationships and conduct ongoing follow-up/communication with engagement teams and government points of contact. * Prepare and complete visit authorization letters (VALs, PermCerts) for classified visit requests, and reciprocity letters * Support the requirements for client badging/onboarding processes * Assist with other GPS Security missions/actions and projects, as directed and required Position-specific Required Skills: * In-Scope Top Secret/SCI personnel security clearance with Polygraph * Associates degree and/or professional security certification (DSS FSO, SPeD level 1, or NCMS ISP) * 1-3 years of Federal Security operational and or Personnel Security processing experience with a US intelligence agency * Professional, customer-centered attitude, executive demeanor * Discrete, with ability to properly handle and protect highly sensitive personnel/security data * Strong computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet, familiarity with security database operations * Knowledge of government databases including the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Scattered Castles and eQIP * Knowledge of National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (DoD 5220-22.M) * Exceptional organizational skills, thorough, detail-oriented and follow-through behaviors essential, strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Self-motivated, proactive contributor and creative thinker who is willing to contribute ideas and operates well in a rapid-response environment * Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion * Must be able to work both independently and in close collaboration/interaction with other team members * Ability to take initiative - assertive and confident * Flexible - able to prioritize/reassess multi-functional position in a dynamic and fluid work environment Additional Desired Skills: * Bachelors degree preferred * Existing TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph * Familiarity with Access Commander database software is a plus * Familiarity with SWFT and electronic fingerprinting is a plus * Awareness/knowledge of public trust suitability policy and processes Logistics: Primary office will be located in Annapolis Junction, MD Local travel required. Security Clearance requirement: TOP SECRET government security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access and Polygraph.