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Security Manager, Journeyman (16-OH-82)

at PE Systems

Posted: 6/13/2016
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1017
Keywords: operations

Job Description


All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary.  Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon assignment.


  • This position supports the Fighters & Bombers Directorate (AFLCMC/WW) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio as a Security Manager, Journeyman.
  • Provides directorate security operations support. Assists by preparing and coordinating security-related briefing materials. 
  • Provides security-related technical assistance to the directorate for briefings, meetings, and conferences.
  • Assists by recording and tracking security program action items and suspenses. Assists with managing newcomer and security-related databases.  Assists with providing special administrative and logistical assistance for the Directorate Visitor Control Function.
  • Maintains an active Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) account and assist with verifying personnel security clearances. Assists with processing personnel security investigation documents, reviewing the investigation documents for accuracy, and tracking submitted requests for personnel security clearances.
  • Assists with the development of security requirements into contractual commitments. Administratively assists with the coordination of DD Form 254, DoD Contract Security Classification Specification.
  • Establishes and maintains official file plans with the use of Air Force Records Information Management System (AFRIMS). Assists with electronic files management, records management, and file plan management.
  • Assists in the use of Microsoft Office tools to prepare security-related spreadsheets, briefings, figures, graphics, tables, forms, and documents. Assists with preparation and maintenance of security program documentation and briefing materials.
  • Performs administrative tasks as necessary to support security functions. Utilizes strong analytical writing skills in order to successfully document program security methods and decisions.
  • Independently performs the security management support tasks relevant to the performance work statement.
  • Shall be level 1 certified in the Defense Security Service (DSS), Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Program. In lieu of certification, must demonstrate currency with other DSS training pertaining to Information, Personnel, Industrial and Physical security programs through DSS.
  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to support security operational functions.
  • Provides security-related technical assistance to AFLCMC/WW organizations, groups, and committees for briefings and conferences.
  • Provides a wide range of security management, analytical, technical and support services for programs managed by DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, AFLCMC/WW Directorate, AFLCMC/WW Cross-Cutter’s and specific programs.
  • Serves as the customer focal point for security, analyze security procedures, and coordinate/recommend solutions on security deficiencies with the assigned government security task lead.
  • Supports the implementation of Information, Personnel and Industrial Security programs to ensure classified material is protected according to DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, Directorate, Division and program directives.
  • Conducts implementation of the Resource Protection, Force Protection, and Anti- Terrorism programs in accordance with DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, Directorate, Division and program security policy/instructions.
  • Assists personnel with completing personnel security investigation paperwork, review packages for accuracy and assist with tracking personnel security clearances.
  • Assists with maintaining/accounting for and destroying Communications Security (COMSEC) material.
  • Evaluates AIS Standard Practice Procedures (SPPs).
  • Provides responsibility for end of day safety and security checks for assigned facilities.
  • Develops and documents recommend program protection and system security input for SOOs, SOWs, Performance Work Statements (PWS), RFPs, and CDRLs for assigned programs.
  • Identifies security issues and recommend changes to DoD, USAF, AFMC, AFLCMC, WW Directorate, WWO Division and program security policy/instructions for consideration to government security lead.
  • Conducts analyses of procedures regarding the handling, controlling, storage and disposition of classified or critical weapon system hardware, to include installed components. Documents and submits reports on the results of the analyses, including recommended actions.
  • Develops program specific System Security Engineering (SSE) requirements.
  • Acts as security advisor to the System Security Working Group (SSWG), or other security- related IPTs, for the preparation of program security standards to include preparation of meeting minutes and documenting actions.
  • Assists with the transition of DoD and Air Force policy to “design to” and “test to” specifications, and SSE requirements into functional requirements.
  • Conducts system security assessments to assure the proper front end emphasis on system security management.
  • Provides advisory and draft documentation assistance for the development of a System Security Concept of Operation (SSCO) based on the threat definition, vulnerability analyses and existing security systems and measures. The SSCO shall include description of mission tasks, operational system specifications, security resource requirements, threat environment, protection of Critical Program Information (CPI), employment issues and labor costs.
  • Assists in planning, designing, reviewing, analyzing and reporting on tailored security plans for the protection of systems during the test and evaluation phase and make recommendations for changes to security test procedures for consideration.
  • Reviews program threats and conduct vulnerability analyses to define security functional requirements for effectively securing systems against overt and covert ground initiated attack; provide recommendations for the integration of physical security countermeasures, electronic and mechanical detection devices on the weapon system, and other corrective actions.
  • Plans, designs, reviews, analyzes and reports on tailored security plans for the protection of systems during the test and evaluation phase and make recommendations for changes to security test procedures.
  • Reviews conceptual studies, program reports, system data, and other pertinent source documentation, which might aid in establishing basic system security requirements.
  • Continuously analyzes the adequacy of the weapon system contractor’s system security planning and physical security standards and report on discrete areas of concern.
  • Provides support for integrating flexible, cost-effective and threat-based security processes, plans and procedures to protect weapon system(s) during its lifecycle (DoD Acquisition process pre-milestone A through demilitarization).
  • Integrates US export and technology control laws, DoD/Air Force policy and instructions, and other applicable guidance into program protection planning.
  • Identifies CPI and conduct Criticality Analysis for assigned programs, assessing program threats, analyzing system vulnerabilities and recommending alternative cost-effective security countermeasures that meet security objectives within the overall system design and program strategy.
  • Assists the engineering functional and shall provide expertise about the Anti-Tamper Process to support the protection of CPI and staff associated documents through the appropriate channels to the executive agent for final approval of plans.
  • Provides advisory assistance in evaluating security and administrative procedures associated with handling CPI/Critical Components (CC) from unclassified material, up to and including Top Secret (TS), Special Access and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Provides assistance in the creation and maintenance of an Operations Security (OPSEC) program/plan for the protection of Critical Information (CI) and provide recommendation to the government security lead to ensure program compliance.
  • Assesses, monitors, and reviews trade studies designed to balance program security risks with costs to the program; assist with designing cost-effective approaches for integrating security requirements into weapon system contracts.
  • Develops and maintains time-phased, event-driven Security Classification Guides (SCGs), Program Security Directives (PSDs), Technology Assessment and Control Plans (TA/CPs), and Program Protection Plans (PPPs) with associated annexes, as required.
  • Continuously analyze the adequacy of the weapon system prime contractors’ and/or subcontractors’ program protection planning/efforts and report on discrete areas of concern.
  • Performs on-site security evaluations at program offices, shall review weapon system prime contractor security survey reports, and shall evaluate security procedures/operations and shall provide technical security recommendations to the review team lead.
  • Applies experience and expertise to the analysis of broad system security issues common across all AFLCMC programs.
  • Establishes and maintains effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and customers.
  • Follows policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives.
  • Attends work each day during scheduled work hours unless on approved travel or time off.
  • Performs occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required (see WORKING CONDITIONS below).
  • Works flexible hours, including occasional overtime.
  • Carry’s out other duties as may be assigned or requested.
  • Submits monthly status reports and other information as requested
  • Complies with requirements of the contract’s Visitor Group Security Agreement (VGSA).
  • Prepares CDRL inputs including the Task Order’s Monthly Status Report.
  • Completes required Government and PESystems training and certifications.


  • Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required.
  • Work is performed indoors with some potential risks to safety and health hazards related to electronics.



  • A Journeyman labor category has a minimum of five years of experience performing full time Department of Defense Security functions or a Bachelor’s degree plus three years of full time security functions. A Journeyman labor category typically performs all functional duties independently.
  • Shall be either level 1 certified in the Defense Security Service (DSS), Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Program or shall demonstrate currency with other DSS training pertaining to Information, Personnel, Industrial and Physical security programs through DSS.
  • Must obtain and maintain a government security clearance at the required level. The Contractor shall possess and maintain a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility (Single Scope Background Investigation within the past five years) on the performance start day.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other standard (Customer specified) applications.
  • Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • May require lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard and monitor.

PESystems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for Employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status and disability (including physical or mental disability as well as pregnancy) veteran status or any other status protected by Federal State or local law.

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