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Highlight Technologies

Suitland, MD, USA

Program Manager with Security Clearance
Job Description:  You will interact with Highlight's senior management and manage P&L as well as delivery to US Coast Guard (USCG). You will be responsible for all aspects of the systems administration of an ...read more.  6 months ago

Day & Zimmermann

Ashburn, VA, USA

Jr. Proposal Coordinator
Job Description:  S. Department of Defense (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard active and reserves), Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Energy, and other government ...read more.  21 days ago

Hybrid Data Security LLC

Washington, DC, USA

new PKI Engineer
Job Description:  ... Identity Guard credential management systems, based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Duties ... Computer security, specifically in Windows/LINUX OS environment * Monitoring systems and processes ...read more.  1 year ago

Phia, LLC

Alexandria, VA, USA

new Elastic/ELK SIEM Engineer
Job Description:  Coast Guard (USCG) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, and Intelligence Service ... Applying DOD SRGs and STIGs and patching security vulnerabilities. * Working with the customer to ...read more.  3 months ago

University of Maryland Division of Information Technology

College Park, MD, USA

Database Administrator,Oracle DBA
Job Description:  Experience in SQL,Rman, Data Guard, OEM * Experience with Backups, Restores and Recovery models ... security * Must be self-motivated, highly responsible, and service-oriented. Must be efficient ...read more.  16 days ago

Heartland Consulting

Arlington, VA, USA

Financial Manager
Job Description:  This requirement supports the National Guard Bureau's Office of the Joint Surgeon (NGB-JSG) as they ... and security allowing us to serve across a wide range of agencies. A certified Native American ...read more.  11 days ago

Mandiant

Arlington, VA, USA

Senior Red Team Consultant
Job Description:  Mandiant partners with Federal Governments across the globe to protect their national security interests, guarding nation-state secrets, and defending critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks. Our ...read more.  14 days ago

NSS

Kearneysville, WV, USA

new Systems Engineer (Systems Application Analyst 3) - 3795
Job Description:  Our team on this contract provides the United States Coast Guard (USCG) with high productivity ... Responsible for the remediation of security findings across multiple architectures in the DHS ...read more.  2 months ago

Northwest Federal Credit Union

Arlington, VA, USA

Branch Manager
Job Description:  ... security measures utilizing dual and internal controls + Attend and participate in networking and community outreach activities + Delegate business relationship management responsibilities and ...read more.  23 days ago

SAIC

Ashburn, VA, USA

new Quality Assurance Automation Test Engineer
Job Description:  ... Army National Guard contract. This is a challenging hands-on technical opportunity for a Test ... CompTIA Security+ CE is a plus Clearance Required: * Candidates must be US citizens who are ...read more.  3 days ago

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Kearneysville, WV, USA

Database Developer - Oracle (Database Administrator 3) - 4129
Job Description:  Our team on this contract provides the United States Coast Guard (USCG) with high productivity ... Preferred Requirements + CompTIA Security+ Certification is highly desired This opportunity resides ...read more.  25 days ago

PAE Incorporated

Falls Church, VA, USA

new Part Time Data Center Security Monitor - Immediate Interviews!
Job Description:  As a Security Monitor, you will be responsible for the security and integrity of the facilities. PAE will extensively train you on how to closely observe and surveil your surroundings and the ...read more.  2 months ago

Ampcus Incorporated

Reston, VA, USA

DevSecOps Architect
Job Description:  ... Guard Duty, Security Hub, KMS, SSM * Architecture * AWS Cloud Formation, CDK * bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or MIS * DevOps * Information Security * Node.js, React, JavaScript ...read more.  6 months ago

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Baltimore, MD, USA

new Protective Service Lieutenant
Job Description:  Requires a professional level of knowledge in security functions as would normally be acquired by significant experience in a law enforcement, military or security operation preferably with ...read more.  2 months ago

Lynxnet

Suitland, MD, USA

new Sr. Java Developer
Job Description:  ... Security and federal civilian agencies. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and ... As a Sr. Java Developer supporting US Coast Guard, you will be trusted to work on projects that ...read more.  3 months ago

Redhorse Corporation

Arlington, VA, USA

Facility Security Officer/Insider Threat Program Official
Job Description:  Redhorse Corporation is seeking a Facility Security Officer (FSO) who will lead and manage our security programs and maintain our Top Secret facility clearance with secret level safeguarding at our ...read more.  6 months ago

CFocus Software Incorporated

Chantilly, VA, USA

DevOps Engineer (US CITIZEN ONLY)
Job Description:  ... Security Groups, VPCs, WAF, Guard Duty, Inspector, etc. * 2+ years of experience writing code or scripts in a modern programming or scripting language (Java, Python, Ruby, etc.). * Active TS/SCI ...read more.  18 days ago

Luxoft

Washington, DC, USA

new Principal Cloud Architect (100% Remote)
Job Description:  ... Guard. * Experience with AWS Database Migration Service, Aurora, Redshift, DynamoDB or Amazon ... Expertise and proficiency in security implementation best practices using CSP offerings to include ...read more.  1 month ago

Praescient Analytics

Herndon, VA, USA

SME Engineer Systems Architect
Job Description:  ... Guard (USCG), Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal ... Work with software, security and cloud engineering teams to ensure cloud environments are planned ...read more.  24 days ago

Supreme Court of the United States

Washington, DC, USA

new Police Officer (certified)
Job Description:  Physical Security Unit * Liaison positions with partner agencies (FBI, JTTF, DHS, USCP) * Civil Disturbance Unit * Training Unit * Radio Technicians * Honor Guard * Various instructor positions, to ...read more.  2 months ago

WarCollar Industries, LLC

Herndon, VA, USA

new Database Administrator
Job Description:  Oracle RAC and Data Guard * Demonstrated experience in MySql * Demonstrated experience with Java * Demonstrated understanding of Information Security (INFOSEC) and Information Assurance (IA) policies ...read more.  3 months ago

ITility, LLC.

Arlington, VA, USA

new Executive Administrative Assistant
Job Description:  Program Manager Status: Full-time Security Clearance: Secret or Higher Summary: The DCS-G6 requires an Executive AdministrativeAssistant to support the DCS-G6to manage day to day activities in a high ...read more.  1 month ago

Allied Universal

Arlington, VA, USA

new GSOC Operations Manager
Job Description:  There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life ...read more.  2 months ago

Noblis

Reston, VA, USA

new Senior Project Associate
Job Description:  S. Coast Guard (USCG), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Secret Service, , the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Immigration and ...read more.  3 months ago

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Alexandria, VA, USA

new Junior Data Scientist
Job Description:  ... Guard (USCG), as well as DoD customers in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). SPA has an ... security mission success ID: 2021-5360 Overview (Text Only): Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc ...read more.  2 months ago

Noblis

Washington, DC, USA

Senior Administrative Specialist - Multiple levels
Job Description:  S. Coast Guard (USCG), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Secret Service, , the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Immigration and ...read more.  9 months ago

The MIL Corporation (MIL)

Washington, DC, USA

Engineering, Team Lead
Job Description:  ... security, as they pertain to the Windows operating systems and application packaging ... Best Place to Work for Diversity * * 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and ...read more.  16 hours ago

DCG Communications

Baltimore, MD, USA

Change Management Specialist
Job Description:  Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, State, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Small Business Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Agency for Global Media, and more! DCG is an ...read more.  14 days ago

Buckeye Partners

Fairfax, VA, USA

new Apprentice Terminal Operator
Job Description:  Some locations may be subject to the port security regulations set forth by the Transportation Security Administration and United States Coast Guard. Employment at certain locations may be contingent ...read more.  3 months ago

Office of the Inspector General

Washington, DC, USA

new Criminal Investigator
Job Description:  Responsibilities The incumbent will serve as the National Training Program Manager at Headquarters in the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Investigations ...read more.  3 days ago

ManTech International

Ashburn, VA, USA

new Graphics Designer/Applications Programmer - Remote
Job Description:  ... will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer ... Customs and Border Protection (CBP) customer as they fulfill their mission to guard our Nation ...read more.  3 months ago

TikTok

Washington, DC, USA

new Criminal Investigator - Washington DC or NYC
Job Description:  The Global Security Organization provides industry-leading security and privacy services to TikTok globally. Our organization uses four principles that guide our strategic and tactical operationsread more.  2 months ago

Massive Entertainment

Washington, DC, USA

new Event Staff / Event Security
Job Description:  We specialize in Event Staff, Event Security, Bartenders, Wait Staff, Models, Vehicle Logistics, Labor Crews and more.read more.  2 months ago

Tallon Recruiting & Staffing

Waldorf, MD, USA

new Ordnance/EOD Systems Engineer
Job Description:  Current Secret security clearance. * Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical discipline. * 10+ years of systems engineering experience supporting energetics challenges for Coast Guard CAD/PAD ...read more.  1 year ago

Chugach Government Solutions, LLC

Washington, DC, USA

VIOP Enterprise Architect
Job Description:  ... Coast Guard IT Services team and provide day-to-day IT program support to NIWC on telephony ... This role will work closely with Engineering, Security, and Information Services so a broad ...read more.  10 days ago

GTANGIBLE Corporation

Washington, DC, USA

new Human Resources Planning and Analysis
Job Description:  National Security Programs * Professional, Administrative, and Management Support * Mission and ... Previous experience working with the US Coast Guard is preferred. gTANGIBLE Corporation is an equal ...read more.  2 months ago

Aptive

Alexandria, VA, USA

Senior Systems Engineer
Job Description:  ... Security (ES) app spanning security, performance, engineering, and operational roles. We are ... Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members ...read more.  7 months ago

Panum Group, LLC.

Washington, DC, USA

new Sr. Acquisition Specialist
Job Description:  The COR Program Management Team interacts with Coast Guard COR community providing a wide range of ... An active USCG or DHS security clearance is desired Company Description The Panum Group, LLC ...read more.  1 month ago

The MIL Corporation (MIL)

Washington, DC, USA

new Robotic Process Automation, Analyst
Job Description:  ... security documentation, requirements documentation, briefings for change management boards and ... Best Place to Work for Diversity * * 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and ...read more.  1 month ago

Imagine One Technology & Management

Washington, DC, USA

Logistics Business Financial Manager (PMS 312)
Job Description:  Security Requirements: * U.S. Citizenship required * Active DoD Secret Clearance ​ Imagine One ... Coast Guard CG-9 support. Notable sub contract work includes professional support business to ...read more.  12 days ago

Blackstone Consulting Inc

Hyattsville, MD, USA

Command Center Officer
Job Description:  LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION Must have valid Government issued Driver's License or valid state ID card, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Certification or Guard Card and Require ...read more.  4 months ago

Heartland Consulting

Arlington, VA, USA

new Executive Administrative Assistant
Job Description:  Additional duties may include security manager roles and responsibilities. Requirements: * Minimum Associates degree; or/and * 3 years experience working on DoD Headquarters/Federal Government ...read more.  1 month ago

The Kenific Group, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

Vessel Support Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Job Description:  Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter (FRC) vessel operations, logistics, maintenance, and training ... Security Clearance Level Required: * Ability to obtain Secret Clearance Our Benefits includeread more.  11 days ago

Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC

Baltimore, MD, USA

new Logistics Specialist
Job Description:  ... Coast Guard business model (i.e. Configuration Management, Total Asset Visibility, Bi-Level ... S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to ...read more.  2 months ago

PPT Solutions, Inc.

Rosslyn, VA, USA

Cyber Resilience Test & Evaluation Expert (0518-03)
Job Description:  Coast Guard Cutters and small coastal craft, Aviation (Helicopters and fixed wing aircraft ... Systems security * Asset management * Supply chain risk management * Physical and environment ...read more.  5 months ago

Nexthreat LLC

Springfield, VA, USA

new Database Administrator
Job Description:  ... security procedures to guard against unauthorized intrusion into databases - Ensuring redundant switch-over/fail-over capability exists and is operational when the primary database, network ...read more.  1 month ago

Virginia Hospital Center

Arlington, VA, USA

new Materials Handler
Job Description:  ... for safe-guarding items received and for keeping the Receiving Department, including adjoining ... Maintain departmental security by challenging/reporting suspicious persons immediately as ...read more.  2 years ago

Department Of Labor

Washington, DC, USA

Electrical Engineer
Job Description:  ... for machine guarding, or other equipment or processes. Evaluates new technology and products ... Must be able to obtain/maintain a Public Trust security clearance.Applicants must meet time-in ...read more.  17 days ago

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What’s It Like to Be a Security Officer?

The security industry job market demands people who exemplify responsibility and have the ability to maintain peace in various public spheres. Security guards, one of the better-known and widely available security positions, must, for example, spend a great deal of time cultivating an active presence on the premises of which the guard stands employed. The desired effect, and the guard’s general duty, remains to eliminate crime and the transgression of rules, protect people and property, respond to emergency situations, and provide civilians with a sounding board for observed suspicious behavior. Due to the nature of security jobs, guards often receive employment at institutions such as hospitals, elementary and secondary schools, venues that regularly host spectator sports, and bars or other public establishments where people may go to consume alcohol.

Responsibilities – One of the most accessible jobs in the security field, security officers must regard concern for civilian safety as a top priority. Often stationed in casinos, museums, retail stores, banks, hospitals, and large gatherings like sporting events, security officers must observe crowds to prevent theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity. Individuals filling security officer positions usually work in eight hour shifts and on rotating schedules to ensure the premises receive protection at all times. Various responsibilities ascribed to the position include enforcing property laws, monitoring alarms and security footage for suspicious activity, controlling access points to buildings and grounds, writing post-shift reports, interviewing witnesses for court testimony, and detaining any perpetrators of illegal activity. Additionally, security personnel may need to carry a weapon to perform job duties and responsible use persists as a necessity.

Requirements / Qualifications – While most security officer jobs stand accessible to individuals with a high school diploma or the equivalent, some positions require the possession of a two- or four-year degree in criminal justice or similar fields. Knowledge of the industry usually does not affect the probability of an individual obtaining work as a security guard since many security firms offer weapons training, pre-assignment preparation, on-the-job practice, and continual training for officers. Most security guards must register with the state in which the guards receive employment. Additional weapons registration may prove a necessity, as well. Individuals wishing to fill officer positions must pass background and drug tests. Furthermore, job candidates should maintain a certain degree of physical fitness, feel comfortable regularly interacting with people in a customer service capacity, and possess a strong attention to detail.

Salary Expectations – Factors such as education and years of experience may affect the salary of an officer. On average, security guards earn hourly wages of $11.00 to $12.00. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, security guards at the top of the field in 2012 earned an average pay of $42,500 a year. For the same year, the median annual salary package for security officers stood around $24,000.

Job Outlook – As cited by the BLS, security guards made up about 11 million jobs available in the year 2012. Born of the need for people to feel safe and have property protected, the security industry continues to prosper. Through the next decade, the BLS projects a 12-percent growth in security officer positions, which aligns with the average rate of growth for most occupations. Many positions continue to open within the field, though higher paying work may inspire heightened competition.

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