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Jacobs Govt SAP Security Officer (GSSO) in Eglin AFB, Florida

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Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a Contractor Government SAP Security Officer (GSSO) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

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Job Description

The successful candidate for the Contractor Government SAP Security Officer (GSSO), (a.k.a. Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)) will support the 53rd Computer Systems Squadron (53 CSS), a 53 WG unit. The 53rd Computer Systems Squadron provides communications and information systems for the 53 Wing’s four groups. It automates, sustains, and operates wing communications and information systems activities including unclassified, collateral, and advanced program local area networks. It operates the Combat Air Force Network Operations Center providing classified information services to the CAF worldwide. The 53 CSS provides network capability to fuse data from multiple test facilities into one coherent picture and it develops and maintains the computer systems supporting the development, test, and dissemination of electronic warfare mission data. The 53 CSS also provides advanced programs audiovisual support and operates and maintains a state-of-the-art video-teleconferencing capability.

The Contractor GSSO will provide day-to-day program and personnel security management and oversight for classified activities to include, not limited to:

  • Conducting initial and annual security training for assigned personnel, annual self-inspections/reviews, and staff assistance visits.

  • Indoctrinate new personnel; debrief personnel when access approvals removed.

  • Provide annual / recurring security training to all briefed unit personnel.

  • Serve as key adviser to unit leadership on PERSEC matters and/or SAP access requirements / qualifications / restrictions.

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive security standard operating procedures outlining the security policies/guidance for conducting classified activities within special access program facilities (SAPF) / sensitive compartmented information facilities.

  • Identify, report, and document security incidents in accordance with DoDM 5205.07 Vol 1-4, the Intelligence Community Directives, and applicable service regulations / instructions for collateral requirements.

  • Provide overall SAP security administration and management and performing duties outlined in the DoDM 5205-series regulations.

  • Serve as the primary focal point within the USG facility.

  • Serve as Top Secret Control Officer duties, if appointed.

  • Reviewing system security plans and other documents developed pertaining to unit security; administers all SAP Nomination Packages.

  • Maintain personnel security folders on all individuals.

  • Maintain all facility / physical security accreditations for each assigned SAPF.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant/direct experience within PERSEC supporting SAP / SAPF.

Required Skills:

  • Formal training and/or direct experience with SAP and SAPF security program administration.

  • Practical/working knowledge and application experience with the DoDM 5205.07 series.?

  • Knowledge of Air Force computer, personnel security, and facility directives (specifically JSIG and DCID documents).

Required Clearance:

  • Active/valid TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility); applicant must maintain clearance in active/valid status.

  • Clearance with an investigation close date no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.

  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active/valid Security Professional Education Development (SPED) certification.

  • Practical experience accrediting a SAPF / SCIF (e.g. completing / staffing the fixed facility checklist (FFC) and other supporting documents).

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or the unusual environmental conditions. Worksite is located at Eglin AFB, Florida. The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidelines.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long-distance may be required.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine, and other equipment including desk supplies and other work-related tools as required.


Shift work may be required on a rotational or permanent basis as determined by mission needs. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management, and co-workers. Must have clear, concise, and accurate communication skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to the work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seatbelt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

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