Abile Headquarters

  • Access Control Specialist IV

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 11:59 PM)
    Job ID
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    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 an Access Control 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.


    • Provide assistance with oversight, guidance, and program implementation.
    • Perform accurate data entry and keep information real time.
    • Trouble shoot and track software and hardware issues and take corrective issues before system malfunctions.
    • Prepare briefings and attend meetings.
    • Provide system capability and skills for program and implementation of the Agency’s Security Management System (SMS) (automated access control system handling badging, CCTV, alarm, etc.) to ensure operational readiness of the system at all NGA locations, and also be responsible for adding/ removing employee facility accesses.
    • Support operations and entry of the Agency’s SCIF database. Ensure accuracy of data and keeps information real time.  Provides required reports.
    • Act as the Information Security System officer/manager assist for the SMS and perform required functions.
    • Provide support to Site operators and ensure they are trained/certified in their responsibilities.
    • Perform risk assessments and provide security oversight and technical direction on AIS systems, networks and media.
    • Conducts audits and inventories.
    • Support and provide guidance regarding information systems security awareness programs.
    • Perform market surveys and provide recommendations on new cost effective hardware and software that incorporates new security technology concepts.
    • Conduct inspections and perform staff assistance visits.
    • Liaison with members of the DoD, IC and other officials as required to and insofar as protocol permits.
    • Provide expertise, as required to the NGA Workforce Support Center/Help Desk, in order to assist internal and external customers in a timely manner.
    • Provide periodic updates and reports to the SMS Program Manager and the Industrial and Physical Security Division Chief as required.
    • Plan, coordinate, and/or host regular and adhoc meetings with Site operators to address issues and concerns. Prepare meeting minutes and follow-up actions to resolve concerns.
    • Lead special projects, such as development of new access badges, mass records updates, or re-badging.
    • Support and document new customer requirements; assist other offices within the Agency with ongoing investigations.
    • Ensure timely delivery or products and services from vendors as required to support the program.
    • Coordinate and make recommendations to the Program Manager on all construction projects and SMS initiatives.
    • Conduct risk management surveys and render impact statements or recommendations when deviations to standards are appropriate and fully justified.
    • Maintain and/or update security plans, as-built drawings, and other required documentation.
    • Prepare and deliver briefings to internal and external customers; prepare various forms of correspondence as required.
    • Provide assistance for SCIF database operations and maintenance of the existing agency’s security management system (SMS) (e.g., badging, CCTV, alarms, etc.) to ensure operational readiness of the system at all NGA locations.
    • Prepare and implement life-cycle management model to support budget efforts.



    Clearance Required: TS/SCI

    Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 11-14 years includes >5 years within DoD/IC

    Required Certifications: Must obtain DoD Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification IAW DoD Manual # 3305.13M within 1 year of service start date.

    Desired Certifcation: Possess the GSA-Authorized Safe and Vault Technician and Inspector Training Certification (10-days).


    Skill Requirements:


    • Extensive experience in a distinct functional or cross-functional security areas (e.g., personnel, physical, industrial security; computer investigations; classification management; operational security; security education, etc.) based on the specific needs of the task.
    • Experience may be broad based, crossing multiple markets (e.g., government, industry) and may also include relevant and associated certifications and knowledge of applicable tools, methodologies, or best practices.
    • Directs the activities of specialists or other staff as necessary related to the specified security field or security discipline.



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