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Security Specialist

Security Specialist

About the Job

ABOUT US:

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ (BPMI) is a prime contractor for the U.​S.​ Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program.​  We provide design, manufacturing and procurement management for the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of high quality nuclear power plant components.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The security specialist participates as a member of  integrated government/​contractor teams providing information assurance/​information systems security support to organizational activities.​  The specialist performs risk assessments and security testing as part of a security engineering team.​  The specialist analyzes system security on a variety of information systems, network devices (firewalls, routers, and switches), web server and database applications.​  The specialist supports the certification and accreditation process for IT systems and networks  including preparation of key documentation and planning and conducting security tests and evaluations, analytical and systems engineering for development of strategic plans and security architectures for government activities.​  The security specialist also develops and/​or analyzes information systems security requirements.

EXPERIENCE:

Two to five years general information assurance or information systems engineering experience.​  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and Department of Defense experience preferred.​  Knowledge of commercial and government information assurance automated tools (e.​g.​ Retina, ISS Scanner, DISA Gold Disk) preferred.​  Professional certifications such as CISA, SANS, GIAC, MCSE, and CCNA are a plus.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

B.​ S.​ in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline is required.

Minimum GPA of 3.​0 is preferred.

Must be a U.​S.​ citizen.​  Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.

LOCATION:

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ offers competitive benefits including 9/​80 work schedule option, 401(k), pension, health care, vacation, educational assistance and more.​  BPMI also offers a large range of employee social events, sports programs and career development opportunities.

BPMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online at www.​bpmionline. ​com

Physical Security Specialist

Physical Security Specialist

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Technology Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

As the Physical Security specialist, you will provide support to the Industrial and Physical Security Division to perform physical and industrial security activities and operations, Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) accreditations, TEMPEST, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Access Control to ensure all customer and contractor areas (CONUS and OCONUS) are in compliance with all DoD and IC policies, regulations and directives, such as DCID 6/9, NISPOM and NISPOM Supplement, DoD C-5200.19, and National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Instruction (NSTISSI) 7003. Identify and collect trend analysis, metrics, and performance improvement information.

Responsibilities include:

* Ensure that all customer and contractor areas (CONUS and OCONUS) have met all DoD and IC standards for processing, handling and storing Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Collateral classified information prior to formal accreditation as a SCIF or secure area.

* Provide recommendations and guidance for new facilities and those to be renovated.

* Analyze complex physical security issues and provide cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements.

* Perform and conduct site security surveys, including compliance of technology equipment supporting SCIFs and collateral areas (e.g., access control, intrusion detection systems, locks, destruction devices, secure phones, etc.,), prior to SCIF accreditation.

* Review and, if required, prepare Fixed Facility Checklist and documentation supporting the accreditation process.

* Investigate, and provide written impact statements or recommendations when deviations from standards are discovered and the resolution, for all SCIFs and collateral areas both government and contractor CONUS and OCONUS.

* Perform staff assistance visits. Provide guidance on implementing security requirements.

* Update and maintain appropriate records, accreditation packages, approvals, (e.g., database and hardcopy), Co-Utilization agreements, collateral areas, status remarks, expirations, and inspections (staff assistance visits), etc.

Position Requirements:

* Minimum of 3 years experience in the physical security discipline.

* Ensures that physical security requirements are met.

* Provide recommendations and guidance for new facilities and those to be renovated.

* Analyze complex physical security issues and provide cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements.

* Perform site security surveys to determine if facilities meet requirements for Facility (SCIF) accreditation.

* Works with internal and external organizations for solutions for new and developing physical security programs.

* Provide security guidance to customer, managers and external customers.

* Serve as liaison between the customer and security elements and external customers.

* Monitor security applications through review and analysis.

* Provide recommendations for formal approval of all customer SCIF’s and collateral areas, both government and contractor, CONUS & OCONUS.

* Ensures compliance with DCID 6/9, “Physical Security Standards for SCIF’s”, and DoD standards for collateral areas and is familiar with all related and supporting DCID’s, DoD policies, standards and Executive Orders.

* Be familiar with security technology and equipment supporting SCIF’s and collateral areas.

* Review and, as required, prepare the Fixed Facility Checklist and drawings supporting the accreditation process

* Risk management – Conducts surveys and renders recommendations and, if necessary, impact statements when deviations to standards discovered. Recommends deviations, when appropriate and fully justified

* Investigate and prepare impact statements, and make recommendations on security violations on SCIF or collateral matters

* Provide guidance as required in implementing security requirements

* Review and, as required, prepare the Fixed Facility Checklist and drawings supporting the accreditation process

Security Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance completed within the last 5 year and are willing to submit to an initial and random polygraph.

Keywords: Physical security specialist

Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and five to seven years of related experience and ability to obtain a security clearance.

At ManTech, we are about the mission. We provide advanced technology, cyber and security solutions, and technical services for the federal government and U.S. military. Our more than 9,000 people worldwide work to support our customers’ missions anywhere, anytime. As a ManTech employee, you will work on programs vital to the nation and the world, while developing your own skills and becoming part of dedicated and skilled team. Start your future today with ManTech. ManTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage M/F/V/D applicants to apply.
To Apply for this position, please CLICK HERE

Product Security Specialist

Product Security Specialist 4
Full Time, Employee Andover, MA 01810
We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle – patients and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system. Philips delivers advanced solutions for both health professionals, to meet the needs of patients, and empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in hospital or at home.

Some product highlights: 256-slice Brilliance iCT scanner, Integrated cath lab, Avalon FM 20 & FM 30 fetal monitors, Ambient Experience MR and CT systems, Philips Lifeline’s personal emergency alert service.

PCCI Reasearch and Development Department

Job Description

1. Security Program domain expert supporting the Business Unit-wide product security compliance to Philips Healthcare (PH) Policies while supporting customer security needs including:
• Coordinate all activities and be the lead consultant in technical and process activities to support Product Security.
• Implement and monitor product security policy and process compliance and provide guidance and reporting on implementation.
• Execute security & privacy initiatives; oversee Product Security Risk Assessments and monitor follow-up risk management plans.
• Collaborating with other security and privacy staff in resolving (a) policy and process issues and (b) product security events.
2. Investigate emerging security requirements and analyze as input to policy and guidance with the Product Security Leadership Council and Director Product Security.
3. Support the Business Unit’s (BU’s) interaction with appropriate Philips Healthcare-wide groups (e.g., the PMS Product Security Leadership Council).
4. Monitor Security Landscape for all platforms in use by BU (ex: MS Alerts) and see to the production of customer-facing security status information. Lead BU aspects of Security Event Management.
5. Represent & champion the importance of product security during the life cycle of products.
• Remain up-to-date on technological developments in the field of software security
• Champion of design and engineering standards specific for Security and Privacy
• Supporting role for Security related questions within the design teams.
• Responsible for bi-directional ( field-to-factory) follow-through on product handling of FPRs/ FCOs (for Security), including required documentation.
6. Coordinate roll out of policies and processes that support or are part of the BU security policies and/or customer requirements (e.g., patch policies, vulnerability reporting to customers).
7. Create training material and train on security and security-related topics

Requirements

Required
1. Strong communication and influence skills across functional areas.
2. Ability to manage and influence resources outside direct reports. Demonstrated experience in results oriented programs.
3. Project management and planning skills.
4. Demonstrated experience with information technology with familiarity with Microsoft technologies, software architecture, networking and security implementation.
5. Familiarity with medical devices and the constraints of their safety and effectiveness regulation.
6. B.S. degree required, M.S. degree preferred.
Desired
1. Candidate has or is working towards industry security certification (CISSP,SANS GNSA or GIAC).
2. Experience in US Government security policies.
3. Understanding of healthcare privacy and the relationship to security.
4. Experience with quality and regulatory processes especially in medical devices.
5. Familiarity with healthcare organizations and processes.
6. Hospital IT experience.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 74715

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Additional Information:

  • Travel Percentage: 10%


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Forensic Scientist

Forensic Scientist – Mesa, AZ
Position Type Position Title
Scene/Forensics/Scientific Forensic Scientist

Requirements/Overview
FORENSIC SCIENTIST I, II, III
$47,424.00 to $90,979.20

ABOUT US

City of Mesa Mission
We are dedicated to providing superior services to our customers in order to improve the quality of life for Mesa residents, businesses and visitors.

Police Department Mission
Your Police Department, dedicated to working with you, fighting crime, defending human rights, and protecting life and property, to make our community safe for all.

The City of Mesa respects, values, and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all interested people to apply.

ABOUT THE POSITION
THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE TOXICOLOGY UNIT. The first review of applications will be Thursday, February 3, 2011. You may be requested to submit your unofficial college transcripts during the interview process.

A Forensic Scientist I at Pay Range 46 ($47,424.00 – $64,043.20 annually) is responsible for applying the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by learning to perform laboratory examinations of physical evidence submitted to the Police Department Forensic Services Section. An employee in this class receives extensive training under direct supervision for the duties listed under the common duties section.

A Forensic Scientist II at Pay Range 49 ($55,161.60 – $74,464.00 annually) performs specialized forensic evaluations utilizing chemical, microscopic, and chromatographic techniques and instrumentation to examine, identify, and evaluate physical evidence. A Forensic Scientist II is recognized as an expert in at least one area of forensic science, which may include blood alcohol analysis, controlled substance identification, toxicology, serology/DNA, arson, or trace evidence analyses. A Forensic Scientist II may conduct field investigations at crime scenes to search for, collect, and preserve evidence for laboratory analysis, and reconstruct situations and physical evidence of a crime in the demonstration of proof of the connection of persons, instruments or materials with the crime. This class is considered a journey-level position in the Police Department Forensic Services Section.

Forensic Scientist III at Pay Range 53 ($67,371.20 – $90,979.20 annually) performs highly specialized forensic evaluations in connection with the identification and comparison of physical evidence submitted to the Forensic Services Section. The scientific analyses performed involve utilizing chemical, microscopic, and chromatographic techniques and instrumentations to examine, identify, and evaluate physical evidence. A Forensic Scientist III operates, maintains, programs, and interprets data from highly technical and/or computerized instrumentation such as an automated blood alcohol analysis system, a gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer, or DNA related equipment. Further responsibilities include preparing and conducting officer training; assisting with the development and monitoring of a quality assurance program; conducting field investigations at crime scenes; troubleshooting; maintenance and validation of instrumentation; method development and validation; consulting and coordinating with experts, police officers, and attorneys.

Common duties for the three classifications include: utilizing chemical, microscopic, chromatographic and comparative techniques and instrumentation to examine, identify and evaluate physical evidence which may include: hair, fibers, fabrics, suspected drug-containing substances, fire debris, paint, glass, soil, blood, urine, other biological substances. Additional duties include: performing serological examinations in order to identify bloodstains according to origin; interpret comparative data from highly technical DNA examinations to determine the source of submitted specimens; perform immunoassay techniques for screening of blood or urine samples for presence of drugs and utilizing GC/MS and LC/MSMSMS for confirmation of detected drugs; entering data into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS); preparing technical reports, preparing findings for court presentation, and testifying concerning scientific facts. A Forensic Scientist I may progress by noncompetitive promotion to the classification of Forensic Scientist II and, Forensic Scientist II may progress to Forensic Scientist III after successful completion of all requirements stipulated in the criteria-based promotion plan, which include four years of forensics experience for Forensic Scientist II and seven years of forensics experience for Forensic Scientist III. All classes are FLSA exempt-professional.

ABOUT THE QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist I – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and/or toxicology.

Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist II – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and/or toxicology. At least four years experience in a crime laboratory as a Forensic Scientist I or equivalent; and acceptance as an expert witness in court in at least one forensic discipline.

Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist III – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and toxicology. At least seven years experience as a Forensic Scientist in a recognized laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences; experience testifying in court as an expert witness; and state-of-the-art expertise in a specialized area of criminalistics.

Special Requirement(s). Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License by hire date.

Substance Abuse Testing. Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualification(s). Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Experience as a Criminalist/Forensic Scientist in an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) accredited laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences and testifying in court as an expert witness. Analytical experience conducting blood alcohol analysis, urine and blood drug screening and confirmation analyses and related court testimony. Experience with method development and validation procedures for GC/MS and LC/MSMSMS.

Additional Information
ABOUT THE PROCESS
Applications and supplements must be received on-line by midnight on the closing date to be considered. Human Resources reserves the right to close positions without prior notification.

The most qualified applicants may be selected for an interview and/or additional testing. All applicants will be notified of their status by e-mail or mail. If you are invited to a testing process and might require reasonable accommodation to participate, please advise Human Resources at the time you are contacted. For information regarding the essential functions of a position, please review the job description by accessing our City website.

Salary
$ $47,424-$90,979
Posting Date
2011-01-20
Closing Date
2011-03-20
Job Last Updated
2011-01-20
Job Announcement/More Information Web Site
http://www.mesaaz.gov
Department/County Web Site
http://

Provo, Utah Police Chief

Chief of Police – Provo, UT
Position Type Position Title
Police Management Chief of Police

Requirements/Overview
Provo is seeking a dedicated and recognized leader in law enforcement; a person with a demonstrated track record of innovation and creativity; an individual with proven leadership, executive management, and administrative skills; a leader who believes in community oriented policing and possesses the managerial skills needed to implement an effective community-based policing program. The successful applicant will have a proven record of developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective community oriented policing program.

A detailed brochure about the position is available at www.provocity.jobs

Additional Information
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, or a related field; and seven (7) years of command level experience in a police agency in a comparably sized community; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience. Must possess a valid, lawful driver?s license. Must pass a background check, psychological evaluation, polygraph exam, and a post-offer drug screen. Must possess Law Enforcement Officer certification from POST (Utah State Peace Officer Standards and Training), within 90 days of employment. Utah law provides that the Basic Training requirements of certification may be waived if the applicant has successfully completed a comparable Peace Officer Basic Training Program. Waiver applicants will be required to furnish POST with a copy of their basic training curriculum and proof of successful completion. Appointed employee will be required to establish residence within Provo City limits.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary of $90,000 – $109,774 depending on qualifications and experience. Position is exempt from overtime. Position includes excellent benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance, HSA/HRA/FSA options, and long term disability. The Chief will be a member of the Utah State Retirement System, and will accrue paid time-off benefits including vacation and sick days.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter detailing how their background and experience has prepared them for this outstanding career opportunity, a complete resume and five work-related references, with contact information (references will not be contacted until mutual interest is established) to:

Steven Harman, Senior Associate
Citygate Associates
2250 East Bidwell Street
Folsom, CA 95630
sharman@citygateassociates.com

Electronic submissions strongly preferred. Application materials must be submitted no later than March 1, 2011. Applications will be screened by Citygate against the criteria contained in this brochure. Applicants determined to be the best qualified will be notified accordingly and invited to participate further in the selection process. It is anticipated that an offer of employment will be extended in April, 2011. Appointment will be made by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Municipal Council. Provo is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary
$ 90,000 – 109,774
Posting Date
2011-02-02
Closing Date
2011-08-03
Job Last Updated
2011-02-03
Job Announcement/More Information Web Site
http://www.provocity.jobs
Department/County Web Site
http://www.provo.org

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Update: Police Say of FBI Agent Who Crashed Car and Killed Teen: Alcohol and Excessive Speed “Likely Contributors”

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — Authorities said Wednesday that a D.C. FBI agent involved in a crash Monday night that killed a teen in suburban D.C. submitted to a breathalyzer test and that alcohol and excessive speed seemed to be “likely contributors.”

Cpl. Henry Tippet, a spokesman for the Prince George’s County police, told ticklethewire.com that  Lawrence Garner, 18, was heading southbound on North Keys Road in Brandywine, Md.,  in a 2002 Hyundai Sonata shortly before 10 p.m. when a northbound car, a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero,  driven by the FBI agent,  crossed the center line and struck Garner.

Garner died and a male passenger in the car was treated at the hospital where he had been listed in stable condition, Tippet said.

The FBI agent was arrested and released around 2:40 a.m., Tippet said.  No charges were filed. Tippet said the matter is under investigation and the state’s attorney’s office will ultimately decide whether to file charges.

Authorities did not release the name of the agent, who recently transferred from the FBI’s Newark Division to Washington.

Paul Bresson, an FBI spokesman at headquarters said: “We are aware of the accident that involved one of our agents that resulted in a fatality and pass along condolences to the family and friends involved in this tragedy.”

The FBI declined to comment on the job status of the agent.

MTV Shows Photo of DiCaprio Playing a Young J. Edgar Hoover in Upcoming Film

DiCaprio as a young J. Edgar Hoover/ mtv photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

MTV has posted a photo of Leonardo DiCaprio playing the late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in the upcoming film “J Edgar”.

The film, being directed by Clint Eastwood, has been generating a buzz, particularly because Hoover is reportedly going to be portrayed as having an ongoing affair with his right hand man in the bureau, associate director Clyde Tolson.

MTV reports that the film is currently in production.

Eastwood has a reputation in Hollywood for quickly producing films. This one is expected to be out later this year.

FBI Searching for Assets in U.S. of Ousted Tunisian Pres. Ben Ali

Ousted Pres. Ben Ali

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

The FBI is trying to figure out if ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and other officials have assets in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reports.

Agents, along with a new Justice Department team, are looking for “proceeds of theft by foreign officials,” the Journal reported.

The paper reported that European nations have moved to freeze funds of Ben Ali they believe were stolen from his country.

Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia after he was ousted.