Personnel Security Team Lead - Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph Required - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

**Position requires an active TS/SCI clearance and polygraph**


Position Overview

Personnel Security / Research Support personnel are responsible for the processing and status documenting of security background investigation requests from military, civilian and industrial sources. The Team Lead role will be responsible for overseeing a team of 2 – 5 Research Support personnel. This individual will work directly with Adjudicators, serving as a liaison between government customer and service providers/partners.



  • Interface between Government agencies and industrial partners for obtaining; processing; verifying; and disseminating personnel security information and access to customer programs; for review and approval by the USG
  • Provide accurate and timely operational and administrative support to Case Analysts and Adjudicators
  • Review individual personal history statements and other documents for completeness, for review and approval by the USG
  • Maintain accurate personnel data in all files
  • Update the customer clearance database
  • Maintain confidentiality of assets and information pertaining to personnel security
  • Learn various security databases in order to perform research support tasks
  • Participates in special projects as required

This position is measured by customer-directed metrics that must be maintained by each individual in the position.   Comprehensive training is provided and generally milestones need to be reached prior to moving to the next stage of training.  Progress during training is reviewed on a regular basis by the trainer/management team and communicated to the employee.  It is anticipated that employees will be able to successfully and competently perform most functions of their role within a 6-8 week time period, with minimal errors. 




  • 5 - 8 years of related administrative, security and analytical experience.
  • Prior experience in the Personnel Security discipline (investigations, adjudications or polygraph);
  • Demonstrated expert level in preparing reports/delivering status on taskings/preparing metrics;
  • Demonstrated expert level skill in resolving discrepancies;
  • Demonstrated expert level in prioritizing work for teams;
  • Experience in accommodating change, providing support to branch management, performing analytical work, troubleshooting problems, issue resolution, and is customer service oriented
  • Experience in processing personnel records as they relate to background investigations
  • Working knowledge of ICD 704 and E.O. 12968 guidelines
  • Database data entry skills
  • Ability to elicit, articulate, and document information in a detailed and well-organized manner
  • Ability to learn various databases during performance of the contract
  • Prioritize competing tasks and possess effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated experience with current version of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to function in fast-paced environment that requires multitasking
  • Proficiency in managing high volumes of email transactions and evolving priorities


Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits


Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance


General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.






Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.