Jun 08, 2021

Site Security Specialist (PHYSEC/Industrial) Los Angeles, CA

  • Watermark Risk Management International, LLC
  • Los Angeles, CA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description



Watermark Risk Management International has an exciting opportunity for a talented Physical/Industrial Security Specialist to join our team.

Position Description:

This position provides physical security (PS), industrial security, and cybersecurity support for collateral, SCI and SAP systems in accordance with ICD, DODM, legacy DCID/JAFAN, and other DoD and national guidance for facilities with internal networks and guest systems.  Provides industrial security support to SAR acquisition programs.

In this role you will…

  • Assist Government security authorities in managing acquisition programs’ industrial security requirements  
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with DODM, ICD, or legacy DCID/JAFAN physical security and IA requirements and maintaining accreditation documentation
  • Interface with HHQ for physical and technical security (TEMPEST/TSCM) actions and procedures
  • Conduct preconstruction reviews and makes recommendations for compliance with guidance for construction, expansion and modifications of facilities
  • Assist Information Assurance Managers with implementation of  cybersecurity requirements
  • Author, review and maintain facility Certification and Accreditation documentation
  • Assist with enforcement of personnel security controls for visitors and un-cleared personnel requiring entry to the facility
  • Enforce physical security controls of electronic devices and prohibited items
  • Identify Cybersecurity and physical security vulnerabilities and ensure ICD/DODM compliance
  • Conduct periodic self-inspections and implement corrective actions
  • Implement local media control policies and procedures

Experience Requirements:

  • 6 - 8 years total experience, including minimum 4 years’ experience within SCI or SAR environment. 
  • Minimum 2 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent additional experience (4 years)

Certification Requirements:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Manager Level 1 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Must complete ICD-705 training (DSSA or NRO) within 6 months of the date of hire

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

KEYWORDS:  Access Control, Visitor Access, Site Security, Security Manager, FSO, SCIF Security, PERSEC, Personnel Security, PHYSEC, Physical Security, DOD Security, SAPF, ICD, NISPOM, JADE, DD-254, e-QIP, CPSO, SSO, DoDM, JAFAN, DCID, Facility Security, CSSO, SSR, CSSR, Special Security, SCI

Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


IT Project Management, Security Intelligence & Analysis



Security Clearance

Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

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