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Security Specialist I

Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ is looking for an experienced Security Specialist to help support operations at our Fort Belvoir, VA customer location. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:


  • Conducting daily inventories prior to the start of and at the conclusion of operating hours each day.
  • Process all incoming and outgoing visitor requests on a daily basis; ensuring to issue the appropriate level of temporary visitor identification badges to authorized visitors.
  • Issue, maintain, distribute, and track all visitor badges.  Log authorized visitors into the visitor control systems.
  • Process classified visit requests via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) for personnel attending classified meetings.
  • Answer the Visitor Center telephones and provide general visit and security information.
  • Pre-register future visitors via e-mail, phone, or unclassified fax.
  • Periodically throughout the day check the locked badge repository box located in the guard force area for badges that must be destroyed and for those that must be returned to the badge custodian.
  • Maintain the plastic sleeves for reuse.
  • Assist the Badge Custodian with ordering all office supplies for the Visitor Center.
  • Ensure that routine maintenance is performed on all government Information Processing Systems.
  • Conduct end of day security checks for the visitor center.Verify all visitor badges are returned on a daily basis.
  • Recover missing badges and report lost badges.
  • Assist security personnel as needed during quarterly classified destruction operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/government customer



To Land This Job, You Need:


  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

DOD Secret or Higher


No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand, that is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.