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Facilities Security Officer

Arlington, Virginia
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What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Facilities Security Officer (Arlington, VA)

When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:

Interfaces with Gartner’s US Federal Government Sales organization, Legal organization, designated FSO and various branches of the U.S. Federal Government.  Responsible for monitoring and ensuring Gartner’s compliance with its contractual, statutory and regulatory obligations under the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and various applicable government security regulations and contracts.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Review, maintain and update corporate Security Policies and Procedures
  • Track and maintain clearances via Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Defense Information System for Security (DISS)
  • Initiate, track and process visit requests via JPAS
  • Initiate security clearance requests and maintain records with company approved database
  • Maintain control logs for DD 254’s received
  • Conduct collateral and intelligence security briefings and debriefings
  • Assist employees with completion of required security paperwork
  • Coordinate with customers and other government representatives on security issues / actions
  • Process and maintain logs of Foreign Travel/Briefings
  • Update and conduct Annual Security Refresher Training
  • Conduct NATO Briefings as needed
  • Manage and participate in the corporate Insider Threat Program and Insider Threat Working Group
  • Conduct “issue-specific” and “new hire” security training for the US Federal Sales and Consulting teams and other business departments
  • Assist with ancillary information requests related to security matters

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and five years of experience dealing with Department of Security Services (DSS) and various other US Federal Government Intelligence agencies
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of JPAS, NISPOM and DD254’s
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with JPAS, e-QIP and IFSD
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally with all levels of Gartner staff and Government Security personnel, including senior management
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with life style polygraph (or agreement to undergo polygraph within 30 days of employment)

Who you are:

  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading research and advisory company. The company helps business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions. Gartner’s comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has more than 13,000 associates serving clients in 11,000 enterprises in 100 countries. For more information, visit gartner.com.

Job Requisition ID:46658

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