Zenetex LLC

Program Security Assistant PSA

Posted Date 2 days ago(5/22/2020 9:46 AM)
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# of Openings
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US-MD-Patuxent River
Program Security

Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. “Because Service Matters” is our corporate cultural philosophy that brings total focus to both our employees and our customers. Our Security Practice provides holistic, integrated security protection for government agencies and their industry partners enabling compliance with challenging security requirements. Using advanced technology, approved processes, and procedures, our highly skilled personnel provide systematic protection of physical assets, Intellectual Property, and malicious intrusion of computer-stored information.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Program Security Assistant to support our government customer based at NAS Patuxent River, MD. This position will require an active DoD Top Secret clearance, with most recent investigation completed within the last 6 years.


  • Review/document comments/corrections to the Customer on a myriad of security documents, i.e., SOP’s, OPSEC plans, Security Test Plans, Fixed Facility Checklist (FFC’s) and other documentation
  • Ensure facility folders (electronic/hard copy) have the required documentation i.e., facility accreditation letters, equipment approvals, SOP approvals, System Security Plan, approval to operate, appointment letters and other documentation
  • Ensure personnel folders (electronic/hard copy) have the required documentation   i.e., approved Program Access Request (PAR), training, and Program Indoctrination Agreement (PIA)
  • Provide assistance for facility Site Assist Visits and compliance inspections. Ensure thorough, accurate, and documented self-inspection. Review documentation validate office procedures and provide assistance during physical inspections and provide feedback/recommendations to the Customer
  • Conduct security inquiries and document preliminary inquiry reports, findings, and recommendations to help reduce or eradicate similar instances.  Evaluate preliminary inquiry reports from filed activities and provide independent recommendations to the Customer.
  • Develop/ administer a Security Education, Training and Awareness (SETA) program that includes, but is not limited to; indoctrinations, briefings, foreign travel, couriers, event-driven briefings, and debriefings
  • Maintain a visitor control and badging system that supports Unclassified, Collateral, SAP and SCI visit requirements to include timely preparation, receipt and processing of visit notifications; accurate visitor identification; preparations and destruction of visitor badges; escort uncleared visitors; and verify visitor clearance information using Customer approved databases
  • Prepare, maintain and obtain signature approval of Program Office courier credentials
  • Fulfill the duties of the Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) and/or Assistant Top Secret Control Officer (ATSCO) and be responsible for conducting inventories of controlled and accountable material
  • Provide the Customer with comprehensive security test support including the creation of test plans, test-specific OPSEC plans, transportation plans, destruction plans, test schedules and security objectives. Provide Security support during test and demonstration events.
  • Assess, develop and implement security policies and procedures that help ensure classified information is protected in all stages at all times
  • Able to backup Document Control and/or Security Administrative position as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Four (4) years’ experience in a DoD Security environment (Military, Govt Civilian, or DoD contractor). Two (2) years of that experience working in specialized classified environment.
  • Working knowledge of security manuals, directives and Executive orders to include but not limited to; EO 13526, DoD 5220.22-M (NISPOM), ICD 705, DoDM 5200.01, Volumes 1-4, DoDM 5205.07, Volumes 1-4, DoDI 5205.11 and DoD 8500.01
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job

Security Clearance

  • This position requires U.S. citizenship and a final DoD TOP SECRET clearance with most recent investigation (SSBI, SBPR, PPR, T5, T5R) completed within the last 6 years. We are unable to consider candidates who do not hold this level of clearance.  

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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