Senior OPSEC Security Specialist

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  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

As the Senior OPSEC Security Specialist you will ensure maintenance of a Level Ill OPSEC program conforming with the requirements set forth in DoD Manual 5205.02-M, DoD Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manual, dated November 3, 2008.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Supervise the integration of the OPSEC process into planning and implementation of operations and programs, and associated acquisition activities;

· Oversee the execution OPSEC Assessment and Surveys;

· Support development of tailored threat, vulnerability, and risk assessments in support of DC&MA and customer OPSEC requirements;

· Develops written and oral briefings and attends meetings as required
Coordinate with customer OPSEC managers;

· Collaborate with the Intelligence Community (IC) and supporting Counterintelligence (Cl) activities in the development of tailored analyses in support of DC&MA's missions;

· Validate and ensure implementation of the current OPSEC training program;
Develop and maintain a DCCM OPSEC Plan, and the OPSEC annexes for compartmented program Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);

· Oversee the implementation of a full-range of OPSEC countermeasures, to prevent intelligence services from deriving critical information, provide an alternative interpretation of critical information indicators, or deny the adversary's collection system;

· Evaluate the effectiveness of OPSEC countermeasures in cooperation with customers, supporting IC and Cl organizations.

· Ensure that OPSEC requirements are included in all DC&MA contracts, review and approve contractor OPSEC plans, and evaluate contractor OPSEC compliance;

· Ensure that OPSEC is fully incorporated into the DC&MA security enterprise;
Provide technical support, advice, and assistance to DC&MA components in the execution of the OPSEC program.

· Support the development of Program Protection Plans in conformance with OUSD (AT&L) requirements.

· Performs other security related duties as directed

· Ensure compliance in accordance with National Industry Security Program DoD 5220.22-M.


· Must have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years' experience within U.S. Government security fields (e.g.; physical, information, personnel, counterintelligence; infrastructure protection; information operations; or industrial security programs).

· 5 years must be subject matter expertise and hands-on experience in the operational security discipline, experience establishing and implementing government security programs/policies.

· Extensive technical writing skills and communication skills.

· Requires travel (10%) within the Continental United States.

Security Clearance:

· Must possess an active TS/SCI level clearance to be considered and is subject to Counter­ Intelligence polygraph.



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