• Senior Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Aveshka's Insider Threat Division's mission is to detect, deter, and mitigate threats to personnel, technology, information, and systems by analyzing combined data sources to identify anomalous events and counter threats posed by trusted insiders.


    • Monitor and manage security programs and operations supported by and providing status reports and recommendations for decisions.
    • Assist, collaborate, and coordinate with other offices and divisions.
    • Develop solutions, and convey to internal and external customers.
    • Provide agency level technical expertise concerning the identified security disciplines and operations support.
    • Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics and maintains required records.
    • Prepare and disseminate security procedures/guidance.
    • Provide guidance as required in implementing security requirements.
    • Manage project milestones.
    • Develop life cycle plans.
    • Update and maintain appropriate records (e.g. database and hardcopy) of security actions.
    • Conduct inspections and performs assistance visits, as required
    • Liaise with members of the DoD, the IC and other officials as required to keep abreast of current personnel.
    • Interpret security policy on matters pertaining to processing, dissemination, and controlling of classified materials.
    • Receive, control and safeguard SCI and collateral information.
    • Acts as liaison between the client and other federal agencies and contractors.
    • Risk management – conducts surveys and render impact statements or recommendations.
    • Prepare and deliver briefings to internal and external customers
    • Prepares various forms of correspondence.
    • Monitor and manage security operations and provide government with status reports and recommendations for decisions.
    • Apply experience in supporting security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues.
    • Provide security guidance to contractors using DoD and IC regulations and requirements – analyze complex data and make appropriate program recommendations.
    • Investigate and prepare impact statements, and provide recommendations on security/security violations.
    • Prepare SCI Controlled Access Programs (CAP’s), Special Access Programs (SAP), Alternative Compensatory Control Measures (ACCM) and other collateral materials for shipment to other agencies/sites IAW applicable security handling procedures.
    • Prepare outgoing classified messages on employees/contractors visiting other government facilities.


    Required Education:


    • B.S. or B.A. degree or related experience in a business, or criminal justice field.


    Required Experience:


    • A Level 4 with a minimum of 11 years’ experience, with more than 5 years in the intelligence community focused on IC experience.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the Intelligence Community (IC), DoD, and the client.


    Required Clearance:



    • TS//SCI



    Desired Qualifications:


    • Provide technical security expertise in one or more of the following security disciplines: personnel, physical/industrial, computer investigations, and operations.
    • Utilize security concepts, principles and practices to analyze and resolve difficult and complex security issues.
    • Monitor security applications through the review and analysis of appropriate metrics.
    • Develop the required program/operation to support tasks/requirements.


    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!


    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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