Facility Security Officer
OrganizationAdvanced Technology International
LocationSummerville, SC
Position Description

The Facility Security Officer (FSO) is directly responsible for operating an efficient and effective security program which is in full compliance with the NISPOM and consistent with ATI, DOD and DOE security policies, procedures and requirements.

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.

ATI has been named as a "Best Places to Work in SC" for 2017, 2018, & 2019.

This is a full-time opportunity with benefits 
ATI provides Medical, Dental and Vision Plan options
Flexible Spending Accounts, including health and dependent care accounts
403B Retirement Savings plan with a very competitive company contribution
Personal time-off (pre-loaded & accured) plus 12 paid holiday-days
Life Insurance paid by ATI 
Paid Parental Leave
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage paid by ATI
Employee Assistance Program
Gym Reimbursement
Smart Dollar Financial Wellness
Tuition Reimbursement Program 
Flexible work schedules

ATI's standard business hours are Monday-Friday, between 8 AM - 5 PM. Our office is located at 315 Sigma Drive, Summerville, SC 29486. 


Essential Functions


Manages the processes for program-related security items.

Coordinates with the Corporate FSO to conduct initial, ongoing and refresher security education and training as needed.

Develops and facilitates new employee security briefings, security indoctrinations, annual refresher briefings and debriefings of employees.  

Initiates security clearance requests, maintains records both hard copy and/or electronic, safeguards and ensures appropriate data is logged within the approved automated systems.

Prepares and tracks visit requests and communicates with other facilities and individuals as needed.

Manages foreign travel reporting process and briefing requirements as situations arise. 

Utilizes and protects personally identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive information as required.

Assists employees with the completion of security clearance paperwork and visit requests.

Develops, implements, and overseas all aspects of the ATI security program for the specific Operating Unit program(s).

Administers the security program in accordance with applicable policies and regulations.

Investigates reports of security violations or security issues and prepares incident reports.

Participates in external security inspections and internal self-inspections.

Conducts random entry and exit inspections.

Reviews and screens DD Form 2345, Military Critical Technical Data Agreements, to ensure internal processes are correctly followed.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience, or a Master's and two years experience.

Must have previous security experience and in in-depth knowledge of Department of Defense security requirements. Knowledge of the NISPOM a plus

Must be FSO certified or obtain a current certification within 6 months of assignment.

Must have knowledge of the proper use, marking and storage of classified materials, documents and equipment.

Must have knowledge and experience with all or most of the following tools: (JPAS, DISS, SWFT, DCII, DMDC, STEPP and NISS).

Knowledge, experience, and understanding of both the Defense Security Service (DSS) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) required to effectively perform duties in this position.

Knowledge of security requirements associated with the use of classified IT systems a significant plus.

Must remain current on changes to the National Security Program process and systems.

Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Must be able to effectively communicate at all levels of the company and externally as needed.

Must possess a high degree of both competency and integrity.

Must current possess a DOD security clearance at the Top Secret level or have current eligibility.

Must be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization, or a green card lawful U.S. permanent resident, or a political asylum in the U.S. Individual must meet the definition of a U.S. person upon hire due to the risk assessment of this position.

This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular physical activity to include walking, bending, stooping, reaching, standing and prolonged sitting. Ability to speak, read, hear, and write, with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax, and other office equipment.

Must be able to occasionally move/lift up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment

This position is located in an air-conditioned, environmentally controlled atmosphere.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the distraction level in the work environment is often heavy.

ATI is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system. If you require accommodations to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at (843) 760-4350 or email hr@ati.org.