• Security Manager II

    Job Location
    # of Openings
    Security Clearance
    Active Secret; Top Secret Preferred
    Percentage of Travel Required
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Manage the project in accordance with the statement of work, budget, and scheduled deliverables.


    • Provide recommendations regarding project management and participating in the development of project management practices, procedures, and processes
    • Provide a managed structure of data for decision-making and recommending courses of action;
    • Track, update, and prepare reports on various specialized projects utilizing databases tracking history and processes
    • Review biweekly reports
    • Review project performance reports and other documents
    • Prepare monthly status reports in a prescribed format for management review in coordination with the budget analyst and lead contractor manager
    • Update and review Microsoft (MS) Project Schedule information
    • Forecast future progress-based project data
    • Develop agendas in coordination with managers, facilitating meetings as required, and edit management meeting minutes
    • Assist with special projects to include special presentation charts, model development, forms development, and project management training
    • Provide extensive support to the Department of State's programs to protect classified National security information at all levels and sensitive but unclassified information within the Department and entrusted to private industry


    • Education
      • Undergraduate degree in a related technical, security, or management discipline with 5 -7 years related specialized security experience
      • Degree may be waived in lieu of 7 – 9 years of specialized experience directly related to duties and responsibilities to include policy and security standards development, risk analysis and scheduling, logistics, budget analysis, and project management planning responsibilities
    • Required Knowledge/Experience:
      • Experience with applicable security requirements and practices in the civilian sector of the federal government
      • Must have demonstrated experience consistent with security principles and best practices with applicable Federal regulations and guidelines
      • Proficient with Microsoft Word, basic Excel and PowerPoint skills
      • Ability to work under limited supervision in performing program security support
      • Ability to conduct duties and responsibilities in accordance with agency policies and applicable security regulations
      • Possess a technical proficiency, specialized experience, and management in the area(s) of the project's statement of work
      • Possess analytical and specialized technical skills, which will enable him/her to perform all aspects of the job to include security project management and policy issues agency-wide
      • Ability to formulate strategies, and establish priorities for resolution in a timely, responsive manner
      • Can communicate effectively with all levels of Department of State personnel and other Federal agencies
    • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
      • 2 years of direct government contracting experience at task/project management level and applicable Industry Certification desired

    Other Responsibilities

    • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Program Manager

    Invest in a company that invests in you! Copper River provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.


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    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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