PAE, Inc Program Security Specialist in United States

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Program Security Specialist

Program Security Specialist will provide diverse range of support functions to include but not limited to:

  • provides subject matter expertise and handles the more complex security administrator duties

  • maintains and prepares Standard Operating Procedure documents for core areas of responsibilities, as needed

  • mentors and develops junior level contractor security administrators

  • opens and maintains security records

  • performs pre-screen functions and follows up on errors as needed

  • provides accurate and time responses to customer status inquiries

  • prints, photocopies and files security processing documents as needed

  • communicates clearly and describes work procedures that fall within job scope in an organized way

  • serves as a role model in anticipating customer needs and providing exceptional customer service

  • assists with developing training materials for formal and informal training

  • may support fingerprint capture activities

  • comply with organization reporting requirements

  • assist in preparation of briefing and other correspondence

  • submit accurate productivity statistics to the customer office on a schedule and ad hoc basis

  • meets quality and productivity standards established by the customer


  • Must be a US citizen possessing TS/SCI clearance with polygraph at time of application.

  • At least one year experience as a Security Support Officer or Faculty Security Officer

  • High School diploma or GED, or equivalent experience in related field.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of personal integrity and the ability to discreetly handle sensitive, personal and classified case information.

  • Must have excellent writing skills with ability to comprehend complex and multi-source data into succinct and supportable final reports.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills and good judgment.

  • Must be able to operate various corporate and customer specific automated systems for case tracking and status reporting.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of the federal rules and regulations that encompass the clearance process.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce documents that require minimal editing, utilize software tools (MS Word/Excel/Power Point)

  • Knowledge of and ability to use customer corporate and customer specific applications (MS Office, Lotus Notes, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and any other web based application).

  • Demonstrated understanding of the federal rules and regulations that encompass and support the clearance process, including Security Clearance Processing documentation, system security plans, TDY travel notification, clearance passing and other ad-hoc security duties.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.