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Senior Advanced Security Specialist

General Dynamics Mission Systems
$163,612.00 - $181,507.00
United States, Maryland, Annapolis Junction
March 18, 2024
Basic Qualifications

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience. General Dynamics experience is strongly preferred.

Clearance Requirements:
Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

FSO/CPSO and COMSEC Custodian

  • TS//SCI Clearance with polygraph required.
  • Experience with various customers in Industrial Security to include document control/Asset Management, visitor control, escorting, etc.
  • Work with program managers, engineers and various customers to ensure programs are compliant with DD254s, customer requirements and/or policies and directives.
  • Interface with customer security representatives.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Develops, and administers security programs and procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.
  • Conducts security education and security audits. Must be detail-oriented, have meticulous record-keeping, and be responsible for accurate data input into multiple databases/spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication, speaking, writing, and organizational skills to enable effective communication.
  • Experience with SIMS and DISS.
  • Counterintelligence, Insider Threat and OPSEC program experience.
  • Current and working knowledge of the DoD and Intelligence Community.
  • FSO Certification or within 6 months
    • Must have completed the CDSE certificate of training for FSO for Possessing Facilities and have experience and working knowledge of systems of records (e.g., NISS and DISS).
    • Must have experience and knowledgeable with NISPOM (32 CFR Part117)
    • Managing SIMS internal database
    • Document control
    • Conduct Briefings; e.g., new hire security overview, job-specific security awareness briefings
    • Badging/Access control
    • Guard interface

CPSO/CSSO experience:

  • Physical Security knowledge
  • COMSEC Manager experience
  • Processing Visit Requests
  • Writing SOPs
  • Writing ConOps
  • Investigate security violations and prepars reports specifying preventative action to be taken



Target salary range: USD $163,612.00/Yr. - USD $181,507.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran