PAE, Inc Security Coordinator in Ashburn, Virginia

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Security Coordinator

Security Coordinator

In this role, you will assist with maintaining the integrity of security processes and procedures, and process individual security clearances and VAR’s in a timely and accurate manner. This is a great opportunity for a junior Security professional looking to gain valuable experience in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Initiate and submit SF-85P or SF-86 using JPAS or OPM Portal

  • Provide critical review of SF-85P and SF-86’s for candidates and working with candidates to make corrections

  • Maintain security files at office and ensure contents are complete and up to date

  • Conduct initial security training and refresher briefings for all employees

  • Assist with quarterly audits to ensure security records are up to date

  • Assist with sending VAR’s/VAL’s to customers when necessary and in a timely manner

  • Help to ensures compliance with the NISPOM

Minimum Experience, Education and Licensure:

  • Associate’s Degree or 2 years of relevant work experience

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • At least .5 - 1 year previous experience working in personnel security or background investigations

  • Computer skills required: MS Office, Outlook, JPAS

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others

• Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company’s goals

• Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements

• Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times

• Ability to manage individual workflow effectively and improve processes when necessary

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers both in written and verbal communications

• Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

This position is performed in a traditional office environment.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.