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Security Specialist at Akima, LLC in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Akima is a global enterprise with more than 7,500 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2020, Washington Technology ranked Akima #39 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about building your career with the Akima portfolio of companies, visit


  • Daily use of the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) to help manage personnel security clearances; initiating and reviewing for accuracy initial investigations and periodic reviews; visit requests; reciprocity requests; verification of clearances; and other actions processed in this system.  Review/submittal of SF86’s and fingerprints will be required.

  • Initiation of MRPT requests for programs as needed.  Review/submittal of SF85s and fingerprints will be required.

  • Completes/submits hard copy encrypted VARs/VALs; access forms; revalidation forms; CAC request (TASS/TARR) forms; SCI requests; and any other customer required forms.

  • Assist in entering and maintaining information in the National Industrial Security System (NISS) account records for assigned companies. 

  • Will enter/maintain information in ACCS for contracts requirement.

  • Will enter data for the implementation and maintenance of Access Commander.

  • Maintain shared information used by the security team.

  • Performs other activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a federal contractor providing industrial and information security support for government customers.

  • Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.

  • Knowledge of DISS, ACCS, NISS, and SWFT.

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (work experience will be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills needed to work candidates.

  • Attention to detail and ability to learn processes quickly.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Must understand and comply with confidentiality expectations of PII information.


Salary Range: Up to $77,000 The salary offered to the successful candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, work experience, and their ability to meet the known requirements of the position as determined at the time of hire. Job location will also be a factor in determining the salary offered.

Benefits: The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Leave: Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website. 


Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.


In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

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