Mid-Level Technical Security Specialist
Mid-Level Technical Security Specialist Primary Location: Germantown, MD Must be a US Citizen Security Clearance: DOE "Q" Clearance or Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI access **This position is contingent upon award** Job Summary In Support of the Department of Energy, the Mid-Level Technical Security Specialist (STSS) will be responsible for conducting Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) services, inspections, in-conference security monitoring services, and pre-construction support. Key Accountabilities Serve as the technical subject matter expert providing support and education to personnel on matters of technical security policy, procedures, and regulations. Provide Technical Surveillance Countermeasures services to ensure the security of DOE information. Develops and presents technical security-related training to personnel in a formal classroom and in a field setting. Provides TSCM support services for a comprehensive technical security program designed to protect facilities, employees, and assets. Provides a report of findings for each survey conducted. Provide clear and concise reports for each service conducted to identify cost-effective strategies and effective security protection measures in accordance with DOE and National Policy and Protection Strategies Assist in developing and reviewing technical security designs for the agency's facilities. Provide input/review of proposed policies. Apply technical procedures in conducting needs surveys for preventing unauthorized access to, and possible disclosure of, classified and sensitive information. Knowledge and Skills Must possess a thorough knowledge of specialized equipment operations to include effective countermeasures employment. Knowledge of, but not limited to, various types of communication and internet technology (IT) systems, physical security devices and methods, intelligence and counterintelligence methods, physical security, Operational Security, methods of radio frequency modulations coupled with a comprehensive appreciation of practices and techniques employed in espionage are essential to position elements. Must have the ability to effectively relate technical requirements/issues to non-technical personnel. Must have the ability to communicate effectively to large or small groups on technical and non-technical issues related to the TSCM Program. Must possess the ability to work in a team environment, as a team lead or team member. Provide support services on national and international developments in commercial, state-of-the-art, security technology through briefings and educational materials. Experience and Education Undergraduate degree in an information technology, electronics, business, security or a related discipline is desired. Technical Security and Counterintelligence (CI) programs are required, to include, but not limited to, Federal TSCM, TEMPEST and/ CI certifications). Graduation/Certification from a National Level Federal TSCM School is required. Must have previous federal government training and current (within the last year) operational experience in/with a National Level TSCM/TS program. A combination of training and current operational experience of at least 10 years is required. Must possess/obtain all required security clearances to perform a technical security-related activity Will be required to maintain/acquire certifications as mission necessities. Must be able to obtain and maintain DOE/National certification within the time limitations depicted in DOE policy. Physical Requirements and Work Environment Physical and psychological capabilities are required which allow him/her to perform activities during sustained periods of intense concentration, working with electrical hazards, under adverse weather conditions, in confined and restricted areas. The ability to climb and work at heights; lift and carry heavy loads of at least 70 pounds; ability to distinguish colors and read codes on electronic components is required. Travel TBD Disclaimer The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Company Overview Obsidian Solutions Group (OSG) is a diversified consulting and technology company providing flexible and responsive solutions to federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. Our core domains are overseas and domestic mission support operations, collection/analysis/identification, and information technology. Obsidian Solutions Group is comprised of strategic and operational personnel who provide its clients deep domain expertise across a comprehensive spectrum of skill sets, allowing mission accomplishment and development of long-term capabilities. Obsidian Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, any other non-merit factor, or any other characteristic protected by law.