DHS Industrial Security Specialist (Contractor) at Watermark Risk Management

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Washington, Washington DC





Job Description:

Come make your mark with Watermark! We're a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we're intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.


At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an DHS Industrial Security Specialist to join our talented team.



Position Description:



The Industrial Security Analyst will provide technical expertise and assistance with maintaining policies and procedures on modifications and corrections of the Coast Guard Industrial Security Program.


This position may serve in advisory relationship with United States Coast Guard stakeholders, for the purpose of providing guidance on new or existing industrial security directives for compliance of national-level policies, legal and precedent guidelines.



In this role you will....



  • Interpret National Security requirements to update, develop, and implement US Coast Industrial Security policy and procedures

  • Provide analytical support for reviewing, writing security recommendations, and tracking/maintaining the Contract Security Classification Specifications

  • Review, write and track/maintain DD Form 254 and Form Appendix G along side applicable contractual documents, ensuring completeness and accuracy

  • Apply National Security and US Coast Guard standards to determine facility clearance /personnel clearance requirements for Contractor performance contracts, including any foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI) and its impact with National Interest Determination (NID)


Experience Requirements:



  • The Industrial Security Specialist must have knowledge and experience with interpretation of laws and regulations governed by Executive Order 12829, the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and its manual (NISPOM)

  • Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or other security policy at HQ or MAJCOM level

  • Excellent written communication skills including ability to communicate by developing complex technical and security materials, such as job aids, reports and documentation manuals

  • Proficiency with various types of information technology applications, such as Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint. The Contractor must have the knowledge, skill, and appropriate access to use government databases

  • Ability to think critically and develop, refine, or modify materials containing complex technical ideas for a variety of audiences

  • Excellent critical thinking and customer service skills


Education Requirements:



  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent and 5 years related experience

  • Ten years of documented related experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in a tactical industrial security or related security function


Certification Requirements:



  • SFPC or other SPED certification highly desired


Security Clearance Requirements:



  • DOD Secret Clearance

  • Ability to obtain DHS Suitability

KEYWORDS: INDOSEC, PERSEC, PHYSEC, INFOSEC, Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Manual Appendix G (HSAM), Integrated Security Management System (ISMS), National Industrial Security System (NISS)



Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of 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, or other non-merit factors.




Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is a federal contractor and is therefore subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements.



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