DHPC is Growing! We currently have an immediate need for a Security Specialist at Aberdeen, MD. The successful candidate will Advise and assist with program protection functions. The successful candidate will assist and advise the PM on matters pertaining to the enforcement of regulations and policies governing the acquisitions, dissemination, reproduction, transmission, safekeeping, and destruction of classified material. The successful candidate will advise and represent the PM on matters related to the classification, downgrading, de-classification, and safeguarding of national security information. Security Specialist Roles and Responsibilities: Administer and manage the development and implementation of tailored security training and procedures.Ensure compliance with all applicable security regulations, policies, and proceduresFulfill security manager duties set forth in AR 380-5Serve as the safe/combination custodianPrepare and maintain comprehensive security SOPs to implement the policies and guidance described in all applicable regulations and policiesConduct PM specific security orientation briefings, annual refresher training, and debriefingsEstablish and implement procedures for the transmission of classified material to and from organizational elementsEnsure personnel are knowledgeable of and compliant with all applicable administrative and security requirements, while assigned to, participating in, or supporting PM activitiesMonitor activities in PM facilities, ensuring all classified materials are handled and protected in accordance with DoD and Army regulationsConduct inquiries and report the results of security incidents/violations, as required to leadership and cognizant security authority (CSA).Perform duties as an OPSEC CoordinatorPrepare and maintain a current Security Plan(s); ensure newly-assigned personnel are briefed on the critical information of PM and conduct periodic training; update the PM Critical Information List (CIL) and OPSEC Plan; conduct initial, periodic, and annual security- and OPSEC related trainingComplete OPSEC reviews of communications being submitted for public release in coordination with Public AffairsCoordinate with DoD and other government agency (ie DHS, GAO, DOE) security managers to ensure incoming and out-going personnel clearances (PCL) are sent and received via appropriate meansEstablish procedures for ensuring all persons handling classified material are properly clearedCreate and maintain PCL Tracking list of all PM military and civilian personnel to ensure investigations are initiated within the appropriate timelinesAdvise and assist team personnel regarding resolving classification issues and provide classification guidanceAdvise and assist personnel on the proper implementation of security classification guidance.Conduct annual self-inspections to ensure the continued security of PM activities, identify deficiencies, and document corrective actions takenMaintain access control records, and establish an access control policyProvide PM Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) security support to include Cyber Security Readiness Inspections (CCRI), establishing procedures for use of the facility, and provide training to personnel pertaining to the proper procedures and capabilities of the room.Provide security support to the PM to include vetting attendees, providing security advice and guidance, and establishing security proceduresRespond to inquiries sent to PM Security MailboxMaintain the PM Security SharePoint SiteComplete requisite training and maintain active accounts on the following systems: Joint Personnel Access System (JPAS), Security Management System (SMS), and Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD)Coordinate liaison with intelligence and counterintelligence personnelPerform Industrial Security Specialist duties as defined in AR 380-49The successful candidate must be a US Citizen and possess and maintain a DOD Top Secret Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment. DHPC Technologies offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Medical, Dental and Vision InsurancePaid Holidays/Paid Time Off401k Retirement Plan with Employer MatchLife InsuranceLong and Short Term DisabilityFlexible Spending AccountDiscounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & AutoAnd more!DHPC Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.