CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Assistant in Fairfax, Virginia

Project Assistant

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Category:Cyber Security Consulting

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0718-0113

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

The Project Assistant supports CGI’s leadership team for the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program. Additionally, this role serves as the liaison between the program and federal department security organizations in support of the DHS CDM program. The Project Assistant will be the "Subject Matter Expert" on department security requirements and will work with CGI Security to handle clearance and EOD issues.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the oversight of security clearance and Entry on Duty procedures and processes that support multiple government agencies. In addition the successful candidate will:

  • In conjunction with CGI Security, develop, coordinate and conduct required security training.

  • Assist on-site and area personnel in initiating background investigation paperwork (including fingerprinting) using e-QIP software via the DoD JPAS database and customer-centric clearance tracking mechanisms.

  • Provide initial security indoctrination briefings, debriefings and annual refresher briefings.

  • Assist the Information Security Systems Officer (ISSO) as needed.

  • Process employee security access requests with various government agencies requiring submission of hardcopy requests and frequent telephone contact.

  • Provide weekly and monthly activity reports to the Project Manager.

  • Provide reports and information to Corporate Security as required.

  • Ensure all databases are maintained and kept up-to-date.

Additionally, the project assistant will provide administrative support to the project leadership team, including scheduling meetings, preparing trip reports to the client, submitting expense vouchers, and other similar tasks.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of security experience

  • Well-versed in personnel security, Information Technology (IT) and the DHS Entry on Duty process.

  • Must present a professional appearance, possess candor and be able to communicate effectively (both orally and written) with senior management.

Desired:

  • Familiar with MS Windows applications

What you can expect from us:

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

Skills:

  • English

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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