Security Applicant Processor

4 weeks ago
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Information Technology


SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3’s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer’s challenging mission.


In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information – not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.


  • Serve as a Security Applicant Processor contributing to the processing of an average of 4,000 cross-overs/reciprocity actions, 500 Continuous Evaluation Program (CEP) reportables and initiate an average of 2,000 periodic reinvestigations and 800 applicant initial investigations per year.
  • Collect, investigate, research, document, and forward to adjudications, all reportable information from government employees and contractors within the IRTPA and DNI mandated timelines.
  • Collect, investigate, research, document, and forward to adjudications, as applicable, all adjudicatively relevant information received through automated records checks (ARC) and the continuous evaluation program (CEP) for employees and contractors, in mandated timelines.
  • Follow-up as appropriate to ensure timely action on all Automated Record Checks (ARC) and CEP events.
  • Document, file, and maintain all actions in the PeopleSoft security system of record.
  • Process quality applicant and employee background investigation initiations within 7 days to meet IRTPA mandates.
  • Process quality contractor e-nominations in ten days or less in accordance with ICD 704, ICD 709, and ICPG 704.4 standards.
  • Submit appropriate documentation to applicable databases to complete the National Agency Checks in less than 30 days.
  • Prepare the National Agency Check report using the established template and place in ePSF, annotating action in the Investigations Module in PeopleSoft.
  • Identify any outstanding actions on a weekly basis to the designated POCs. Process contractor e-nomination crossover requests in two days or less and in accordance with ICD 704, ICD 709, and ICPG 704.4 standards.




  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • A minimum of 1 year of previous Background Investigator, Personnel Security Specialist, or TS/SCI adjudicative experience
  • Experience processing security applications of government and contractor personnel
  • Experience with accomplishing timely Automated Record Checks (ARCs) and National Agency Checks (NACs)
  • Proven proficiency documenting, filing and maintaining security actions in the PeopleSoft security system (or a similar system)
  • Exceptional attention to detail to ensure accuracy of security processing actions
  • Proven ability to produce timely, high-quality reports that include useful recommendations
  • Effective interviewing skills, excellent writing skills and superior customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with sources to resolve missing or discrepant information
  • Proficiency with MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Clear and concise writing skills
  • Positive, engaging communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills to ensure meeting required timelines and FIS quality standards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Our values are simple and straightforward. We know that competitive salaries and generous benefits are essential in our industry and SC3 strives to offer the best in both areas. 

 We are proud to offer:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Supplemental Life & AD&D 
  • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Flexible Spending Plan 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Professional Development 
  • Employee Referral Bonus 
  • Identity Protection Services


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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