Acquisition Security Analyst II (ASAII) - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

Los Angeles
United States

Acquisition Security Analyst

The Acquisition Security
Analyst II will assist the Government Program Manager with the development and
implementation of comprehensive program protection methodologies to protect
advanced technology programs throughout the system’s life cycle.

Performance shall include:

  • In-depth lifecycle program analysis to identify critical program information(CPI), Critical System Resources (CSR), and their associated vulnerabilities
  • Assist with the identification and implementation of countermeasures
  • Develop and implement a risk management based program protection plan and strategy

  • Provide technical advice and security support to collateral and SAP programsand emerging mission areas

  • Provide security recommendations to the PM, GSSO, and cognizant securityauthorities as it relates to the Air Force acquisition and sustainment process

  • Provide specific guidance pertaining to the contract security requirements inreference to cost, feasibility and appropriateness of requirement

  • Coordinate between Air Force security authorities and Mission Partner security
    authorities for acquisition program activities
  • Maintain a working relationship with the PM, Contracting Officer and contractor
    security officers to ensure a standardized and correct format/process is
    utilized for all DD Form 254 efforts throughout the acquisition and sustainment
    lifecycle, in coordination with Program Security Officers
  • Directly support customer program protection/security officers in the
    development, execution and implementation of Program Protection Planning (PPP)
  • Assess threat and risk, develop risk management actions and implement long term
    courses of actions
  • Assist in the development and writing of operations security (OPSEC) plans,
    transition plans, emergency action plans, transportation plans, security CONOPS,
    and any other security documents as needed for the customer
  • Review program documentation for public release, to include ensuring Controlled
    Unclassified Information (CUI) has proper markings, classifications and
    distribution statements per Air Force doctrine
  • Conduct analysis of foreign intelligence threats against programs involving
    customer's critical research, sensitive technologies or CPI
  • Prepare and produce analytical products from numerous resources, to include
    various databases, to ensure a real-time, tailored product is provided
  • Provide classification guidance and assistance for all security programs to
    include collateral and SAP programs
  • Review Counterintelligence reports and prepare written summaries of activities
    with potential impact to customer resources
  • Write, review, and/or edit Security Classification Guides (SCG), Exposure
    Contingency Plans (ECP), Managed Access Plans (MAP), Security Operating
    Procedures (SOPs), System Test Plans (STP)
  • Assist government system security engineers performing close out actions for
    SAPs as needed
  • Develop and assist with security education and training for personnel
  • Provide technical analysis
    and OPSEC support to SMC or AFSPC Special programs and other associated
    operations, missions, and organizational elements involved in developing system
    requirements to associated systems RDT&E


10 - 12 years related
experience with acquisition programs, including minimum 6 years with SCI or SAR
programs. Minimum 4 years with SAR program acquisitions desired.


degree in a related area or equivalent additional experience (4 years)


Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

Eligibility for access to Special Access Program

to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph


Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the
appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents

Must have extensive knowledge of the DD Form 254 and how it
is incorporated in the Air Force acquisition process

Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and
effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and
industry partners

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint,
and Excel)

Possess a high degree of originality, creativity,
initiative requiring minimal supervision

to travel within the scope of the Program’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note
- could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)