Security Specialist

Job Category: Engineering
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: Hybrid
Salary: USD100000

Security Specialist

Are you passionate about safeguarding sensitive information and ensuring compliance with security protocols? We have an exciting opportunity for a COMSEC Security Specialist in El Segundo, CA.

About the Role: As a COMSEC Security Specialist, you will play a critical role in managing COMSEC material, conducting security education, and overseeing audits and inventories. You'll be responsible for supporting Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Access Program (SAP) activities, as well as administering inventory and document control programs for Top Secret materials. Additionally, you'll conduct briefings for personnel, handle classified information, maintain security databases, and ensure adherence to security classification standards.


  • Provide day-to-day support for Collateral, SCI, and SAP activities.
  • Conduct inventories, inspections, and oversight functions for secure equipment and classified keying material.
  • Administer inventory and document control programs for Top Secret COMSEC equipment and materials.
  • Conduct COMSEC briefings for personnel and oversee access.
  • Handle classified information and author receipts for materials.
  • Maintain internal security databases and records.
  • Ensure compliance with security classification and physical security requirements.
  • Perform standard COMSEC tasks such as updating DIAS, reporting incidents, and conducting inventories.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility and U.S citizenship.
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information.
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph.
  • 2-3 years of experience with COMSEC.
  • Knowledge of NSA/CSS 3-16 and standard COMSEC tasks.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Completion of COMSEC Manager's course within 6 months of starting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with COMSEC materials.
  • Experience in handling and safeguarding classified information.
  • Experience with NSA Type-I Encryption Devices.
  • Experience with NISP and/or SCI.
  • Experience instructing users on proper use and protection of COMSEC material.
  • Experience with COMSEC tracking databases.
  • Experience as a Cryptographic Network Controlling Authority (CONAUTH).

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans.
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation.
  • Flexible work schedules, including telework options.
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Professional growth and development programs.
  • Education assistance programs.
  • Inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect.

If you're ready to join a dynamic team dedicated to solving complex problems and making a difference in the world, apply now for the COMSEC Security Specialist position!

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