Halfaker & Associates LLC Project Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

Project Analyst

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Job Description

Halfaker and Associates, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment to excellence and our vision to “Continue to Serve” has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2017 Top Work Place by the Washington Post. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.

Halfaker has an opening for a Lead Security Specialist to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Draft case appeal summaries from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) and direct appeals sent from the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudication Facility (DoD CAF).

  • Analyze and understand personnel security clearance denial or revocation appeals, background investigations, DoD CAF decisions, DOHA recommendations, the 13 adjudicative guidelines, and other related information for the purpose of preparing a comprehensive summary

  • Maintain an organized workflow since case files vary and must be completed by the set deadline

  • Prepare financial tables to track all delinquent debts and their resolution

  • Conduct a review of material for the purpose of preparing the case summaries to use in decision making deliberations

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of federal personnel security executive orders and guidelines

  • Possess basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Superior communication skills -written, verbal and presentation

  • Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to take ownership of assignments and successfully complete on time

  • Top performer who consistently meets or exceeds goals

  • Ability to handle activities with short turn-around times

  • Enjoy working in a team environment

  • Candidates must be US citizens and must possess an active Top Secret Clearance

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or 5 years of experience in the personnel security field

Halfaker and Associates is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Job Location

Arlington, Virginia, United States

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