The KeyW Corporation Security Administrator in Herndon, Virginia


Administers and coordinates DoD and other industrial security programs to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures. Provides guidance and support to staff members concerning all security administrative functions such as personnel security, information and system security, physical security to ensure compliance with standards. Provides administrative security support associated with the receipt, distribution, inventory, reproduction and disposition of classified material. Reviews applications for security clearances prepared by the Security Assistant. Administers and maintains physical security procedures for visitor control, employee identification and safeguard of company facilities, equipment, materials and employee property. Develops and conducts security briefings and security education programs. Provides oversight for programs for the protection of classified information as well as propriety information. Prepares, sends, and receives visitor certifications. Investigates losses and security violations and recommends corrective actions. Manages the continuing eligibility program for employees. Periodically inspects the facility to ensure physical security measures. Knowledge of DOD, and IC regulations essential


  • Effective Communication Skills (written and oral) – must be able to communicate status and other relevant information regarding candidates/cleared personnel to customers and leadership and conduct briefings/debriefings/training

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information. Candidate will have access to personally identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive information. This information must be maintained within secure channels, not released to anyone without a need for the information, and handled in accordance with company/customer regulations.

  • Must be able to access and utilize company and government databases for the administration of individual clearances, i.e., SIMS, JPAS. Familiarization with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is preferred.

  • EXPERIENCE and TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience; additional courses in government security preferred

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


This position requires a TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph, based on current background investigation (SBI). Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

ID 2019-18753

# of Openings 1

Posted Date Security

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon