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Facility Security Officer - FSO



rosslyn, arlington, va, usa
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023

Position Summary

Deloitte LLP seeks a Lead Security Specialist in Arlington, VA.

The Team

At Deloitte, GPS Security is an internal operations team providing a range of security services. We help Deloitte professionals navigate security protocols from proposals, through the contract, to contract close out. Our clients are other Deloitte professionals. Our team members work collaboratively and apply their specialized knowledge and skills to think proactively to provide a holistic customer-centric experience for our Deloitte professionals and external clients.

Work You Will Do

Deloitte is seeking an experienced Assistant Facility Security Officer to administer the daily operations of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and implement procedures and controls to safeguard classified as well as special program information, as required. Be a part of a small team of AFSO/FSO security professionals in performing standard and specialized/multidisciplinary security duties supporting NISP-related classified, Controlled Unclassified Information/agency sensitive (CUI-Public Trust) contracts for a subset of Deloitte Government and Public Services (GPS) accounts.

Your primary responsibilities will be to lead day to day operations of a team who tasks range between technical personnel security operations, customer service, communications, training, and reporting. Specifically, you will:

  • Manage and conduct NISP operations and support federal security team personnel affiliated with both Department of Defense/NISP User Agencies’ contracts/clients as well as Intelligence Community programs/clients that includes both "access elsewhere" and “possessing facility” operational environments.
  • Maintain FCL documentation and submission in accordance with DCSA requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with DOD/Federal/Intelligence Community regulations that govern the critical security disciplines of both NISP/NISPOM and SCI classified contract-related security operations.
  • Maintain cognizance and oversight of all NISP-affiliated or sponsored classified networks and/or contracts, providing advisory and risk evaluations throughout the contract lifecycle.
  • Provide tailored, responsive multi-disciplined security support, including personnel, physical, technical, operational, and information security aimed at the protection of corporate and client personnel, information, facilities, programs, and capabilities.
  • Develop security procedures consistent with Deloitte policies, the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), including Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 704 and ICD 705.
  • Develop and provide comprehensive NISP security training, guidance, and oversight to all cleared Deloitte professionals.
  • Review, coordinate, publish (and amend, as needed) security program governance documentation (e.g.: policies, procedures, Standard Practice Procedures (SPP) manuals, Technology Control Plans, and Systems Security Plans).
  • Provide advisory and consultation to Federal leadership, senior management, project managers, and engagement team members.
  • Conduct regular interactions (in-person meetings, briefings, phone calls, status emails) with Deloitte client account teams, government clients, and other enabling areas to understand their needs and requirements, develop efficient security support processes, report/provide relevant security-related information, engage clients as appropriate, and develop sound working relationships.
  • Coordinate security support for compartmented or special access programs, as required.
  • Manage the Self-Assessment program between DCSA Security Vulnerability Assessments to monitor the overall security status of classified contracts/operations and provide recommendations for corrective actions, to include establishing continuous evaluation criteria.
  • Manages badging and access control systems for Deloitte employees, subcontractors, and other official personnel for area access and assists in obtaining proper access and/or ID badges for Deloitte employees.
  • Ensure both internal and external security information systems (e.g.: SharePoint, Security Knowledge Information Portal, etc.) are updated with current data related to account.
  • Perform other related duties as required, necessary or directed to assure a comprehensive and viable security program within the guidelines of the NISPOM.


  • Active Top-Secret clearance. Must Be able to obtain/maintain clearance, as required.
  • Completion of FSO Program Management for Possessing (Preferred) Facilities or completion within one month from the start date.
  • Knowledge and experience of utilizing the Defense Information System for Security (DISS), and National Industrial Security System (NISS).
  • Experience in the Industrial Security field including physical security, operations security, Insider Threats, Incident management, NATO, COMSEC, Courier, classified document control, and onsite classified meeting support.
  • Experienced in working in a classified environment while managing all aspects of the classified areas (i.e.: access, alarms, emergencies, incidents, auditing, reports, and many other security-related items).
  • Experience establishing facility clearances and getting classified areas certified by DCSA.
  • Familiarity with the drafting, coordinating, and processing of prime/sub DD254s.
  • Proficiency in the use of M.S. Office products, SharePoint, and Personnel Security Management databases.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.


  • Top Secret/SCI level clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in utilizing Army Centralized Contract and Security (ACCS) databases.
  • Experience working in and with the IC community.
  • Experience working in a team environment that is rapid-response, customer-focused, and results-driven.
  • Experience in people management supporting large, diverse, complex security organizations.
  • Competence in delivery of business presentations, public speaking and training experience, and effective written communications skills to support interaction with all levels of personnel (employees and leadership).
  • Experience using security classification guides.
  • Experience working with additional classifications such as Special Access Programs (SAP) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Experience using STE, TACLANE, and other cryptographic equipment.
  • Security certifications/accreditations (e.g.: CSSO, PSO, ISP, and CISSP).

Work Location: The primary work location is Arlington, Virginia, with occasional travel to local area offices within NOVA/DC/MD for security meetings, backup support for security programs in other Deloitte locations, and internal/external client meetings. Limited travel may be required to other Deloitte (U.S.) locations outside of the greater Washington-DC area.

How You’ll Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


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From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.