• Security Communications Specialist - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

    Job Location USA-VA-Chantilly
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Business Development
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    **Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**


    The Security Awareness and Strategic Communications Contractor tasks shall include:

    1. Work closely with the OS&CI Leadership and Program Security Officers to provide support to the security awareness and communications program;
    2. Plan, coordinate, schedule, and market security awareness events both locally and regionally to include an annual security event at headquarters with approval of USG. Agendas for events are based on requests, scope of current policy or strategic initiatives, and the need for awareness based on current security trends;
    3. Support internal and external security awareness events including Road show presentations to industry;
    4. Make recommendations in support of the strategic security awareness Communication Plans based on current security trends and internal needs. The Communication Plans will include the overall design, development, and implementation of each communication effort;
    5. Produce security communications to answer specific security threats and current issues in a timely manner for review and approval by USG;
    6. Assist in the development of the communication strategies for OS&CI developed products such as; policy notes and directives, security produced courses, security events, or technical solutions that are deployed throughout the enterprise.
    7. Assist in responses to TIER (internal action item and document tracking system) actions that address security awareness and communications policy to ensure consistency;
    8. Assist in the management of the Security Orientation Program, with review and approval of USG to include design, development, briefer training, and liaison with Office of Strategic Human Capital;
    9. Oversee the implementation and contribute to OS&Cl's on-line newsletter and the Did You Know program with review and approval of USG;
    10. If a product is required to accompany a communication release, coordinate creative approaches, research, development, and implementation with the Security Communications Production Specialists;
    11. Service incoming requests for security awareness materials from both Government and industry partner security professionals. Maintain a current distribution list of customers for security awareness products and materials. Support the management of the security awareness product inventory. Subject to Government review and approval, develop products to help promote better security practices. Process individual product requests for shipment. Work closely with Mail Processing Team for delivery.
    12. Oversee the communications content of the OS&CI website to maintain integrity of awareness information on all points and links within the website. The Contractor shall work closely with the OS&CI website content managers for review and approval;
    13. Create and develop security awareness class materials, web site information, and products consistent with policy, for review and approval by USG;
    14. Provide IA related security briefings to various internal and external organizations with approval of USG;
    15. Subject to USG review and approval, interface with industry partners to arrange meetings, provide informational briefings and trainings, discuss upcoming trainings, changes to the training program, etc.;
    16. Support customer outreach to Intelligence Community (IC) and Industry-based Working Groups;
    17. Perform limited CONUS travel; approximately six trips per year of approximately one week each.
    18. Participates in the development, revision and delivery of internal and external communications materials.
    19. Participates in special projects as required.


    Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


    8-10 years of directly related internal and or marketing communications or public relations agency experience.

    1. Direct experience writing, editing, consolidating information for newsletters
    2. Experience working with media specialists to film short video announcements
    3. Strong technology skills
    4. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and orally
    5. Expert level briefing skills
    6. Direct experience at the intermediate level with SharePoint
    7. Demonstrated intermediate level experience with publishing software
    8. Proven command of editorial and grammatical skills
    9. Experience with media research methods and mass communications
    10. Experience in Information Assurance
    11. Knowledge of personnel security, physical security and operational security
    12. Experience with Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.)
    13. Experience as an integrated team member performing planning for organizational training
    14. Interpersonal and customer service skills
    15. Ability to prioritize competing tasks and possess effective time management skills
    16. Ability to work independently on routine security matters
    17. Experience in leading the planning and coordination of informational and technical programs

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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