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Security Representative 

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About STR: Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a small and growing company focused on providing innovative, technology-based solutions to defense, intelligence and national security problems. STR is seeking a Security Representative with a current Secret (or above) clearance.


The Security Representative will work under the guidance and direction of the STR Facility Security Officer (FSO). The assignments of the Security Representative are focused on administering a robust security program and managing the main lobby security reception desk. They assist the FSO and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO) with implementing all requisite national security directives with specific emphasis on NISPOM and DoD 5205. 07 SAP Manual, Volumes 1-4. You are expected to exhibit the dedication of a security professional while working and making decisions independently without direct supervision. You should work as a team player, exhibit flexibility, set priorities, communicate clearly (both written and verbally) and manage customer expectations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You will interact with internal and external customers and/or Government security officials in performance of security duties and managing the front desk.

Additional assignments and areas for professional growth and development include: physical security, information security, security education and awareness, document & media control, personnel security, data transfers, visitor control, maintain security files, handle & processing classified documents, and other security support activities as assigned by the FSO. Prepare and conduct Program Security Awareness Briefings, develop security plans, goals, and objectives to comply with existing directives and future requirements. Interpret and provide classification guidance to employees, participate in self-inspections as well as DSS and CSA reviews, and investigate security incidents. Support other security related tasks as assigned. You will work in a secured environment and may work extended hours and weekends as needed. Local travel, throughout the local area, as well as travel to Arlington or Dayton may be routinely required. Other travel may be required on a limited basis.

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret security clearance (or above)
  • Exceptional administrative, organizational, and time management skills
  • Willingness to be submitted for higher level clearances
  • Be able to learn/engage in training for company and government security policies and apply them to operations
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Commitment to security – innovating solutions to challenges and creating a unique approach to STR craftsmanship
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, collaboratively and customer service oriented

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Industrial Security
  • Knowledge of Access Control, Intrusion Detection Systems and Closed Area construction
  • Knowledge of JPAS, eQIP, NISS, DOD SAP Manuals, SIMS

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent work experience

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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