GAP Solutions Inc Security Specialist in Hanover, Maryland

GAP Solutions champions the missions of our Federal Government customers and delivers value through people, process, and solutions.

We employ talented and experienced personnel passionate about the missions of our customers. We achieve service excellence by satisfying customer needs, strengthening operations, and saving money. We apply proven frameworks and engage inter-organizational stakeholder groups to help customers resolve complex business challenges and minimize organizational risks. We follow a disciplined and rigorous ISO 9001:2008 registered quality system to realize customer objectives and continue exceeding 90% customer satisfaction ratings.

We are a rapidly growing company with 500 employees nationwide. Our practice areas include Emergency Management, Process Management, Security & Information Management, Information Technology Services, and Scientific Research, Analysis, and Policy Development.

Position Objective: Provides personnel security analysis, support and resolution of issues of low and medium complexity in an office environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for various functions and analysis to facilitate personnel security clearance determinations based on customer requirements and all applicable government regulations, guidelines, Executive Orders and Intelligence Community Directives (ICD).

  • Provide oversight, analysis and support for processing information received from Facility Security Officers (FSOs) regarding subject’s dates of availability for a CONUS interview with OPM investigators; and coordination with OPM Catch ‘em in CONUS team for scheduling.

  • Perform Record and Data Management for personnel security records in various National Security Databases (NSDs); add, delete, and create documents for workflow process and assignment.

  • Receive, analyze and distribute incoming personnel security documentation received via mail, fax, email, OPM portal, CATS or other means.

  • Review and analyze all submitted Classified Information Non-Disclosure Agreements (SF-312) and make acceptance or rejection determination into appropriate database; notify FSO of status using appropriate system of record.

  • Review initial investigation submissions for completeness, troubleshoot, identify and report on trends associated with release to e-QIP to OPM.

  • Perform various Personnel Clearance (PCL) oversight functions, such as research on overdue periodic reinvestigations and aging interim clearance populations and take appropriate action(s) as needed.

  • Serve as First Tier support for escalation of requests from the Personnel Security Community that are routed through the DSS Knowledge Center.

  • Create and maintain database tracking systems in JPAS, CATS or other personnel security databases.

  • Provide trend analysis and data reports associated with tracking case workload and cycle time associated with all work performed.

  • Other Job duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Top Secret Clearance

  • High School Diploma and two (2) years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s Degree with one (1) year of relevant experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Industrial Security Reporting System (ISRS), preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD), preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Defense Clearance and Investigations Index (DCII), preferred.

  • Working knowledge of OPM’s e-QIP industrial and personnel security applications/systems, preferred.

  • Familiar with National Industry Security Programs (NISP).

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.


  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan

  • Basic Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • Educational Assistance Program

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Flexible work schedule

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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GAP Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

Position Contingent on contract award

Requisition ID: 2677