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TSCM Practitioner – Level III


Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$90K – $114K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in St. Louis, MO.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

TSCM Practitioner – Level III

METIS, a PAE company, is a government services provider of strategic solutions to the defense, homeland security, and the Intelligence Community. METIS provides intelligence analysis and security, training and education, and intelligence support strategy and policy support, intelligence and operations support, program management, and international business development services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe. Our Senior Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, and Operational Specialists have direct, on-the-ground expertise in planning and executing the most critical missions our country and business sectors have faced with current operations ongoing in every region in the US, to include heavy support to the Washington, DC metro area and Tampa, FL area along with the Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Latin America, Europe, or Africa. We offer experience in addressing todays hardest problems.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. TS/SCI clearance is required.


Ensure the TSCM team is compliant in the production of conducting or participating in full and limited scope TSCM surveys, TSCM support to Foreign Visit Program events, Gift Inspection Program activities, Digital Device counter exploitation activities, and technical evaluations
Maintain training to comply with Department of Defense (DoD) 8570.01-M Information Assurance Training (IAT) II requirements within one calendar year of assignment at the sole expense of the Contractor
Gain and maintain compliance with the Journeyman level TSCM Cyber specific training plan and the TSCM standard training requirements
Provide recommendations and guidance for N2W Construction Project
Analyze complex physical and technical security issues and provide cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements
Ensure NGA compliance with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, Physical Security Standards for SCIFs, and DoD standards for collateral areas
Identify physical and acoustical security deficiencies and develop corrective actions to mitigate the identified deficiencies
Coordinate the actions of teams, projects, and/or initiatives that cover the entire spectrum of mission of Technical Operations Branch (SIC) and the TSCM mission to ensure they meet, and are consistent with, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agencys (NGA)mission, vision, goals, values, and operational structure, and the organization, mission, and goals of the national and DoD counterintelligence (CI) communities

In the course above, analyze and evaluate proposed changes in mission, operating procedures, and delegations of authority

Coordinate TSCM operations to include internal and external correspondence, resource allocation, and personnel management, inventory control system, training program and policy development (requires extensive coordination and liaison within not only NGA, but external to NGA as well with DoD, IC agencies, and the military services)
Conduct TSCM operations consistent with National and DoD policies governing the employment of TSCM tactics, techniques, and procedures
Ensure all personnel assigned to the TSCM mission are trained in accordance with National standards for the conduct of TSCM operations
Generate finished correspondence, documents, briefing materials, spreadsheets, and threat reports in accordance with NGA guidelines, as required
Prepare specialized technical risk assessment products, TSCM reports of inquiry, after action reports, tailored briefings, and other administrative communication necessary to support the CI mission
Provide technical advice and assistance as it relates to CI and TSCM
Assist Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) with technical security plans, policy, and execution
Assess electronic processing equipment for security vulnerabilities
Support all external engagements to include, but not limited to, conferences, equipment demonstrations, external learning events, national and DoD level meetings, ect. and write an after-action report due within 72 hours of completion
Provide technical advice and assistance related to N2W construction project
Prepare specialized technical risk assessment products, TSCM reports of inquiry, AAR, tailored briefings, and administrative communication necessary to support N2W construction project
Assist CTTA with technical security plans, policy and execution assessing N2W construction project


ACTIVE TS/SCI clearance is required
Must have a minimum of 7 years of CI experience, of which at least 3 of those years include TSCM experience
Must be very familiar with current TSCM and CI policy
Must possess an Interagency Training Center (ITC) TSCM Fundamentals Course Certification
Completed TSCM for Information Systems or an equivalent course, alternately the candidate can obtain the course within 12 months of being on contract at the expense of the contractor
Possess a Sec + Certification or obtain certification within the first 90 days of being on contract at the expense of the contractor, in accordance with DoD 8140 requirements for Information Assurance Training II
Possess A+ and Network + certifications or obtain within the first 12 months of being on contract at the expense of the Contractor, in accordance with DoD 8140 requirements for Information Assurance Training I
Possess telephone security experience (i.e., with Telephone Security Group (TSG) requirements)
Must participate in one equipment specific training and one cyber security training each calendar year


Possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline
Possess post-graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline
Be a credentialed graduate of an accredited federal or DoD CI training academy (ex. FBI Academy, etc.)

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veterans status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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