Sr. Security Analyst Assistant

  • Chantilly, VA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We provide our federal customers with an exciting variety of IT and Intelligence services. In order to achieve our company growth goals, continually surpass our customer’s expectations and provide new opportunity for our employees, Metronome must attract the most professional and qualified employees.

Metronome believes in a strong company culture rooted in its core values and belief in our overall mission. We believe in supporting one another, exceeding our customer’s expectations, executing with passion and celebrating all successes. We work hard and encourage one another to have fun doing it.

Metronome is looking for individuals who also believe in these core set of values, those who yearn to support our nation’s vital projects and those who desire to work for a fast growing small business that appreciates each employee's contributions and trusts them to make decisions while representing Metronome…those who Keep Projects Pulsing.

Job Description

The Sr. Security Analyst Assistant provides a diverse range of adjudicative functions, including reviewing case files, to determine what security processing, if any, needs to be performed, advising the sponsor of the need for additional security processing, to render adjudicative decisions and scheduling and conducting additional processing at the direction of the sponsor.  The candidate will be expected to create written products documenting case processing, such as memoranda for the record and emails.


  • Reviews the results of all security processing, to glean necessary facts and data relevant to the final recommendation
  • Interviews subjects in person, by telephone, or through written correspondence, to elicit clarifying information after the consultation and approval of the sponsor
  • Discusses with the Senior Case Manager (SCM), Expert Adjudicators, Adjudications Board members, Polygraph Examiners, Background Investigators, Case Processing Personnel, Managers, Office of Medical Services, Customers and others as needed, to resolve information discrepancies and gaps
  • Analyzes information and indicates a nexus between the behavior of the subject and the ICD 704 issues sufficient to support a final recommendation
  • Provides a final written recommendation, in sufficient detail to permit the sponsor to make an informed, independent decision to grant, disapprove or revoke a security clearance or approval
  • Maintains each security file, by purging duplicate copies of SF86, unofficial notes, page flags and other extraneous


  • Security Clearance required
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. A college degree in a related area of study will be considered equivalent to six months of general experience. Formal specialized training in a relevant security discipline may be substituted on the basis of one month of training for one month of experience; however, such substituted training experience shall not exceed three months
  • Knowledge of and ability to use standard office equipment (e.g. computers, fax machines, printers, scanners, reproductive machines, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to produce analytic documents that require minimal editing, using software tools (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the federal rules and regulations that encompass the clearance process
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple task assignments to meet deadlines
  • Ability and skill to elicit information during an interview with minimal direction and work effectively with a variety individuals
  • Ability to adapt to changing work requirements
  • Ability to provide on-the-job training to colleagues
  • Must possess demonstrated analytical ability
  • Ability to handle a large, complex workload
  • Must demonstrate a high level of personal integrity and the ability to discreetly handle sensitive, personal and classified case information
  • Must have excellent writing skills, with the ability to comprehend complex and multi-source data into succinct and supportable final reports
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to operate various corporate and customer specific automated systems for case tracking and status reporting
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the federal rules and regulations that encompass the clearance process

Additional Information

Core Values

Passion - We believe.  We execute with all we have.
Improving - We surpass our best efforts.
Teammates - We respect and support one another.
Mission - We align with our customers’ objectives.
Celebrate Success - We reward all achievements.