AAJV (APS-ARTI Joint Venture, LLC) Industrial Security Administrator (Security Specialist I) in Rosslyn, Virginia



APS-ARTI LLC. (AAJV) is currently recruiting for an Industrial Security Administrator (Security Specialist I) position in support of a contract with the Department of State at our Rosslyn, VA location. Position is full-time, exempt. Start date is immediate upon selection and clearance processing finalized.

SUMMARY AAJV provides overall program management support to the Department of State including industrial security, training, anti-terrorism assistance programs, protection, acquisition and management of goods and services, employment investigations, security guard program, and liaison with American overseas private sector security interests.


  • Reviews critical clearance and moderate risk public trust (MRPT) packages and resolves any and all issues to ensure ---zero--- errors prior to submitting clearance and MRPT requests to the Office of Personnel Security and Suitability, Bureau of Diplomatic Security

  • Ensures that Electronic Questionnaires for Investigation Processing (eQIP), Standard Form 86s and Standard Form 85Ps for designated DoS contractor personnel are processed expeditiously

  • Regularly tracks progress of investigations, ensuring that investigations proceed without incident.

  • Notifies contracting firms and project personnel regarding the granting or denial of personnel security clearances or MRPT determinations

  • Maintains liaison with other government agencies and contracting firms regarding clearance issues and other security matters

  • Advises and assists program personnel on matters of industrial security policy, procedures and regulations.

  • Provides advice, assistance and training to contracting firms, particularly with regard to DoS industrial security program, procedures for submission of clearance and MRPT packages

  • Provides critical input at project meetings held with program offices and contracting firms

Position Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree with two to four years specialized security experience in one of the following areas: counterintelligence, investigations, industrial security, dignitary/VIP policy and security standard development, OPSEC, COMSEC, INFOSEC, security countermeasures programs, access system operation and management, personnel protection and protecting classified information, or region desk office

  • Degree not required with three to five years of specialized security experience Knowledge of NISPOM and, national and international security requirements

  • General experience in developing and writing policies and procedures. Specialized experience includes NISPOM and FSO experience as directly related to duties and responsibilities

  • Knowledge of subversive organizations and their methods of operation. Knowledge of national and international industrial security practices

  • Understanding of, and experience-based familiarity with, industrial security practices required to establish and maintain system integrity for safeguarding classified information in a secure environment

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate actions effectively with individuals at all organizational and management levels within, and external to, the Department

  • Must be knowledgeable with computer information security

  • Must have excellent writing skills. Sufficient computer skills to produce all written work in final form

Mandatory Requirement: Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a Government Security Investigation and must meet eligibility for access to classified information, Top Secret clearance level – can start with a final Secret.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. AAJV takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. AAJV is also a member of DHS E-Verify Program.

Title: Industrial Security Administrator (Security Specialist I)

Req Number: ADM-16-00002

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Location: Rosslyn, VA

Current Clearance Level: Secret

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

Clearance Level: Top Secret