Security Specialist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


The mission of Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation is “to deliver innovative and superior services and technology solutions for our customers, Nation and community.”


We are seeking an exceptional candidate for Security Specialist for our government services division. 


GaN is an employee-owned ESOP company.  We believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.


We have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of CommerceTechnology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and a BBB Ethics Award recipient. Our Founder, Dr. Kim, has been recognized as the Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year, IEEE Professional of the year, and Entrepreneur of the year. In addition, our innovative culture has produced over 10 U.S. Patents. Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.


Join us and become an owner of an exciting company with an important mission!


Job Overview:


GaN is hiring a Security Specialist TS/SCI cleared Security Specialist to support the team in Huntsville, AL. Security Specialist tasks and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with Department of Defense and Army guidance, including, but not limited to, DoDD 5205.07, DoDM 5205.07 V1-V4, AR 380-10, AR 380-5. Adhering to applicable laws as well as national, DoD, and other security SAP policies and requirements through coordination with the Program Security Office (PSO) and Government SAP Security Officer (SO).


  • Coordinate with the PSO to create a secure environment to facilitate the successful development and execution of a SAP(s) at each organization or location where SAP information is stored, accessed, or SAP-accessed personnel are assigned.
  • Be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of information submitted in briefing packages.
  • Conduct and document initial, event-driven, and annual refresher training.
  • Maintain personnel security files for each briefed individual.
  • Track annual training and paperwork requirements, foreign travel as well as clearance status.
  • Prepare SOPs to implement the security policies and provide the proposed SOPs and SOP changes to the PSO, for approval.
  • Ensure SAP material is generated, controlled, and stored correctly.
  • Conduct an annual self-inspection, document the self-inspection, and submit to the PSO a corrective action plan that identifies actions to establish compliance


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience; years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree.
  • Working knowledge of Information Security, Physical Security, Personnel Security, and Special Access Program policies, procedures, safeguards, and operational security measures
  • Must have experience with SAP databases



Special Requirements:


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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