Peraton Corporation

  • Alternate Facility Security Officer (A-FSO)

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/14/2018 12:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    We have an immediate opening for an Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO), here in our Herndon, VA office.  The candidate must be self-driven, organized, and a results oriented individual capable of effectively working multiples tasks. The AFSO will work closely with FSOs, security counterparts, and functional areas supporting DOD and Intelligence programs. 


    • Provide security-related briefings, debriefings, and training as required by the NISPOM and clients.
    • Provide pre and post foreign travel briefings in accordance with government requirements.
    • Ensure the proper preparation and review of draft/original/revised DD254s.
    • Track status of contracts and provide updates to the FSOs.  
    • Verify security clearance status for visitors and potential new employees, subcontractors, and consultants.
    • Prepare visit requests for access to job sites based on appropriate clearance and need to know.
    • Administer badging and access requirements for personnel, including paperwork for government or other contractor facilities as needed.
    • Oversee security clearance process for employees, including; process personnel for new clearances, track and notify employees of periodic reinvestigations, manage the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) database, and Security Information Management System (SIMS) and related files.
    • Familiarity with managing and marking documents to include experience with conducting inventories and transmitting material.
    • Prepare and report adverse information requests via JPAS, and reports to customers as directed by the contract.
    • Ability to assist with updating and tracking facility clearance documentation and related information as needed.
    • Support self-inspections and DSS Vulnerability Assessments.
    • Must be aware of present day security issues and the ability to manage customer expectations, internal and external.
    • Understand and ensure compliance with applicable government/company security directives and instructions that include, but are not limited to, NISPOM, DCID, and ICD.
    • Update databases, intelligence files, and other required documents.



    • BS/BA degree, or equivalent security experience, to include 5+ years of office administration and facility security experience.
    • 5+ years of experience using government security regulations, manuals, and processes, to include the NISPOM, NISPOM Supplement, DSS security manuals, and OPSEC principles
    • 5+ years of experience working with the Department of Defense policies and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
    • Current DSS Facility Security Officer Certification from CDSE. 
    • Active TS/SCI security clearance


    • Prior SCI security experience,
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Knowledge and ability to prepare DD254s
    • Proficient with JPAS, SIMS and running reports
    • Knowledge on DoD and SCI clearance requirements
    • Multi-disciplined security knowledge NISPOM, DCID and ICD
    • Proficient with Microsoft Suite

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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