CSSO/FSO Security Specialist - Mid Level

Position Location: Annapolis Junction MD
Job Code: 1660
Number of Openings: 1


Job Title: CSSO/FSO Security Specialist - Mid Level

Location:  9045 Junction Drive Annapolis Junction, MD

Required Security Clearance: Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Poly

Required Certifications: FSO Certification

Required Education Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Security or related field or 8 years work experience

Required Experience:  Experience with Special Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) and Experience with Communications/Information Security (COMSEC/INFOSEC)


Responsible for all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program (physical and non-tangible) protecting classified information and the protection of company assets. Consistently interpret, implement and maintain a highly affective security program built on Government policies and supplemental guidance. In addition, this position will oversee the optimal functioning of all physical building systems included the mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety programs, and ensuring asset protection on behalf of the company. Responsibility includes controlling cost, assessing and minimizing risk and liability, and providing a safe and efficient work environment for all employees. Objectively and professionally conduct investigations regarding sensitive issues and violations of written policies, and may need to issue disciplinary guidance.

  • Serve as a Key Management Personnel (KMP) on Facility Clearance License and hold the position of Facilities Security Officer (FSO) as required by the NISPOM.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing security policies and procedures
  • Manage all aspects of the NISP for a Non-Possessing Facility and other security activities which include visitor control, personnel security and preparation of required forms/documentation.
  • Process outgoing visit requests and certifications
  • Process new employee security clearances, including tracking within the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Defense Information System for Security (DISS).
  • Manage current employee security clearances and documentation tracking within JPAS. Includes all requests, changes and terminations
  • Maintain all personnel clearance files in accordance with the NISPOM
  • Provide Industrial Security guidance to Human Resources Department, Business Development and Executive Management
  • Conduct Industrial Security briefings, debriefings and annual training for cleared personnel
  • Implementation of the Security Education Program (as needed)
  • Independently performs moderately to highly complex data analyst tasks and assignments to include the analysis and validation of data (data profiling) and the creation of data mappings
  • Manage all aspects of the Facility Clearance, including liaising with the Defense Security Services (DSS) and United States government clients
  • Manage current employee security clearances and documentation tracking within JPAS. Includes all requests, changes and terminations
  • Assign key and grant access to badge readers
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Relationship building with internal/external customers and partners
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-organized, detailed, customer (internal and external) oriented, self-starter
  • Ability to prioritize duties, handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, time sensitive projects.
  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the company, and practice discretion
  • Experience with National Security Agency (NSA) and Intelligence Community

Functional Responsibility:

Facility Security Officer (FSO) Tasks:

  • Create and update security plans, procedures, and instructions.
  • Maintain working relationships with government agencies.
  • Participate in the development and execution of security education programs.
  • Supervise daily security activities and enforce government and company security policies.
  • Perform access control responsibilities including managing badges, access cards and visit requests.


  • Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Security or related field or 8 years work experience
  • Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Poly
  • FSO Certification
  • Experience with Special Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
  • Experience with Communications/Information Security (COMSEC/INFOSEC)

Working Conditions: Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended  or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program  Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

Office Work

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:


Employment Type : Full-time


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.



This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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