Abile Headquarters

  • Operations Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 11:59 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. Abile Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


    Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Security Specialist  supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. The right candidate will possess the following skills and capabilities and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


    • Support the execution of the day-to-day NGA OPSEC program
    • Support and administer OPSEC program briefings during NEOS and the Pre-Deployment
    • Seminars
    • Support the NGA OPSEC Working Group, become familiar with the KC OPSEC Officers,
    • Provide assistance in the maintenance of the Directorate OPSEC Program.
    • Conduct content reviews of public release requests in concert with OCC and provide timely review and responses
    • Utilize analytical processes to deny adversary information concerning NGA’s intentions and capabilities by identifying, controlling, and protecting NGA assets, associated with the Government’s planning processes or operations.
    • Supports the Information Security Program and the Security Education and Awareness program.
    • Develops and implements the appropriate security education materials and awareness products needed to educate the NGA Workforce on appropriate security practices and procedures.
    • Coordinate and consolidate information to support formal and informal action items in support of OPSEC and security monitors program.
    • Facilitate the IC Working Groups (OPSEC and Security Monitors).
    • Review NGA public release (e.g., media, TV, newspaper, etc.), professional academia papers, and briefing presentations for OPSEC and render written recommendations.
    • Assist the government OPSEC team and other SIS Divisions to determine the scope and direction of the Program.
    • Assist in developing products to market the program (i.e., web-based pamphlets).
    • Update and maintain appropriate records (e.g., database and hardcopy) OPSEC decision recommendations, meeting minutes, etc.
    • Conduct continual research into cutting edge OPSEC trends.


    Clearance Required: TS/SCI

    Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 7 years of experience, of which more than 3 years have been in the intelligence community.

    Required Certifications: IAT Level III


    Skill Requirements:


    •  Demonstrated ability to ensure compliance with policies Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID, DoD, and NGA), standards and Executive Orders regarding OPSEC and information security.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in developing formal written communications and reports.
    • Proficient researcher capable of exploring and presenting viable options and recommendations for various security issues.
    • Be proficient in the MS Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro software.
    • Possess knowledge of the appropriate policies and procedures governing the OPSEC Program and NGA OPSEC Plan to include NI 5720.1R10 Public Release, NI 8470.2R8 Internet Usage, NI 5720.3R4, Media and Public Interaction, NI 5200.4R1 Operations Security, and DOD 5205.2 Operations Security Program, and/or OPSEC experience from another IC or DoD agency.


    Desired Skills:


    • Expertise and knowledge through the completion of OPSEC training at Interagency OPSEC Support Staff (IOSS), Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and other training venues


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