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Security Administrator II - Security

CNA, 3003 Washington Blvd, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America Req #114
Monday, September 14, 2020

CNA fosters an inclusive culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Our flexible and engaging work environment encourages iterative and creative collaboration at every stage of the problem solving process. Our employees are committed to helping clients develop effective solutions to better manage their programs through scientific, data-driven approaches.

We are looking for creative and innovative individuals to help carry out our mission. 


This position performs as the security education and awareness specialist responsible for security-training requirements across all security functions and disciplines: Personnel, Cyber Security, Physical, IT Security and Operational Security (OPSEC).  Provides security administration support for Security Operations, IT Security and Cyber Security functions and assists the CNA FSO with general security operational tasks.




1 Perform and conduct security training across all sectors to include initial security briefings, annual refresher, foreign travel, and other various training mandates as prescribed by the NISPOM and other DOD regulations.


2 Perform as the principle SIMS database operator responsible for  maintaining accurate data in SIMS and providing formulated reports as directed.


3 Perform as the principle processor for incoming / outgoing visit certifications; coordinate foreign visits with the appropriate government security office, classified conference services, and general physical security escorting requirements.


4 Provide security administration support for Security Operations, IT Security and Cyber Security functions.


5 Assist with JPAS functions, SF-86/eQIP reviews and other personnel security functions.


6 Assist the FSO and AFSO with new hire orientation, badge production for employees, visitors, subcontractors and/or consultants, and other projects as directed by the FSO.


7 Provide information and guidance to CNA employees and consultants regarding DOD and Navy regulations.


8 Work on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.  




Education: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Completed DCSA CDSE courses highly recommended and a major plus, e.g., FSO Program Management.


Experience: Minimum 4 years' or related progressive qualified security experience.


Skills: Must have proven customer service skills; computer literacy and proficiency with experience in database management tools; good typing skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of the NISPOM, eQIP and JPAS required; knowledge of the Navy security programs and various other DOD security regulations.


Other: Must have a Secret security clearance at the time of hire and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

CNA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service and protected veterans, or other non-merit based factors. In addition to federal legal requirements, CNA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. These protections extend to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring practices, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training and career development programs. For more information about EEO protections, please view the EEO is the law posters below: "EEO is the Law" Poster; "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. The pay transparency policy is available here: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster


To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with CNA are subject to a background investigation. For positions requiring access to classified information, U.S. citizenship is required. Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

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  • Job Family Information Technology
  • Job Function Career Path III - Professional
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator (none)
  • CNA, 3003 Washington Blvd, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America