Mar 22, 2020

Ship Site Activation Security Specialist (Senior Security) Arlington, VA ARMADA HQ JOBS 1133

  • Armada Ltd.
  • Arlington, VA
Full-Time Defense Government Other Strategy - Planning

Job Description

Ship Site Activation Security Specialist (Senior Security)


Type: Full Time

Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To: ARMADA HQ

Security Clearance Required:  Active Top Secret

Duties & Responsibilities:

The contractor shall provide SSAT support to the F-35 JPO in Arlington, VA.  SSAT is a multi-discipline team that goes out to future operational sites and evaluates what is needed from facilities, resources, manpower, and information systems in order to accept deliverance of the F-35 aircraft.  The contractor shall work with the sites to ensure all shortfalls are remedied and improvements are made to meet their required delivery dates.  The SSAT team is currently working with over 30 OCONUS sites and 25 CONUS sites to be activated over the three (3) year PoP of this TO.  This subtask requires extensive CONUS and OCONUS travel (an average of three (3) weeks a month; 50 percent of the travel is OCONUS; travel includes multiple concurrent trips).  Extended work hours are required to support this subtask.  The contractor shall provide site activation security support services to include, but not limited to, the following: 

  • Brief and coordinate SAP and collateral security requirements for USAF, USN (to include carrier integration), USMC (to include “L” class ship integration), and International bed down sites in support of SSAT SAIT activities.
  • Provide expertise to all sites (CONUS/OCONUS) IAW F-35 DoD Manuals.
  • Maintain and monitor security activities until SAP and GENSER facilities are formally accredited and accepted.  Accreditation of the facilities is IAW JAFAN 6/9or ICD 705 Technical Specifications and accreditation of the information systems must be RMF and JSIG compliant.  The contractor in conjunction with the security personnel at the international and U.S. sites shall monitor construction for accuracy, ensure accreditation paperwork is generated appropriately and resources/manpower are scoped appropriately.  The contractor shall perform the following:
  • Identify security clearance and SAP access requirements for handling classified hardware and information for F-35 air and ground systems at bed down sites.  Provide the requirements to the USAF, USN, USMC, and international personnel in writing by integrating them into the site activation plan.
  • Review, analyze, and monitor floor plans, diagrams of electrical and communications wiring, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) connections, and security equipment layout (to include the location of intrusion detection equipment) for bed down commands and classified facilities. 
  • Assist the services in defining facility and infrastructure requirements to meet F-35 bed down for all sites.  
  • Coordinate and participate in the development of CONUS and OCONUS Facilities Requirements Documents (FRDs), that have been developed by LM, outlining the security requirements for both collateral and SAP facilities IAW DoD 5200.1-R and IAW JAFAN 6/9 or ICD 705 Technical Specifications.  The contractor shall work closely with LM and the other SSAT team members to refine the FRD.

Minimum/General Experience:

  • The International Security Specialist shall possess a Top Secret clearance with a Periodic Reinvestigation no older than five years
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the JAFAN series security requirements.

Minimum Education:

  • With BA/BS degree, minimum of seven (7) years specialized security experience which includes SAPF construction and SAP operations.
  • Without BA/BS degree, minimum of fifteen (15) years specialized security experience which includes SAPF construction and SAP operations. 


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the contractor assigned to this position. 

Special Notes: Relocation is not available for these jobs.

ARMADA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ARMADA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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