• Temporary Facility Security Officer

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Business Development
    Temporary Full-Time
    Close Date
  • Overview

    The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.


    The QED Group is currently seeking a temporary Facility Security Officer (FSO).


    Responsibilities will include:


    • Review and revise QED Staff and Facility Security Policies and Procedures
    • Advise on current and ongoing changes to U.S. security clearance processes and adjust QED policies and procedures accordingly
    • Assist in processing new employee security clearances
    • Assist with creation, management, and presentation of security training
    • Track security clearance investigations and perform administrative support functions
    • Provide security briefings, debriefings, and awareness training for site personnel
    • Implement security policy and direction consistent with the Company and Government regulations
    • Conduct training on FSO processes
    • Ensure that clearances are active and in compliance
    • Assist with NISP annual inspections
    • Assist with annual DSS security Audits
    • Provide answers/analyses to address questions and concerns from management
    • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed


    Technical Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:


    • Mastery of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
    • Completion of all Defense Security Service FSO training requirements - Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification is a plus.
    • Current experience working with government information systems of record and a general understanding of personnel security investigation requirements is required,
    • Integrity and a professional manner are required.
    • Possess a high degree of organizational and communications skills, both written and verbal.
    • Must partner with functional organizations and possess the ability to solve complex challenges independently in compliance with written and verbal guidance from both internal and external Customers as appropriate meeting business objectives. Ability to objectively and professionally conduct investigations regarding sensitive issues and violations of written policies; issue disciplinary guidance as needed.
    • Fully competent in using various software tools packages such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word,
    • Strong procedural documentation skills are required.

    Minimum Qualifications:


    • Education – Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Experience – Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field preferred. A combination of professional experience as an FSO with a small to medium size company and a proven history of managing or implementing a highly successful NISP program will be considered. 
    • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills required as well as strong analytical ability leading to exemplary execution.

    Other Requirements:

    Active Secret clearance required.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.


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