Title: Personnel Security Specialist (Telework)

This is an updated description which at the bottom includes the cities and states of the offices across the United States which will be supported by the telework. Personnel Security Specialists will be assigned on a telework basis to support a particular office. 

Position Type:  Full-Time 100% Remote

Period of Performance:  Base year and four option years.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience conducting background investigations
  • Requires a Tier 4 high risk public trust or higher – within last five years.
  • Excellent communication, research, and data management skills
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of and perform duties in accordance with 5 CFR 731.
  • Evaluate suitability applications and completed background investigations to elicit pertinent information and material facts to make a preliminary adjudicative decision, subject to Personnel Security Specialist’s (Adjudicator) review on whether to hire, approve or deny access.  Derogatory information refers to any information provided either by applicant, employee, contractor or by any other means that could be disqualifying.
  • Perform suitability prescreening and review numerous required documents with minimal errors.
  • Perform end to end adjudication as required excluding inherently governmental functions.
  • Review completed background investigations as required; compare and cross-check information.
  • Effectively communicate with customers and stakeholders as required, both verbally and in writing as appropriate.
  • Maintain personnel security records, verify data, and perform security checks utilizing specified government systems, and Electronic Questionnaires of Investigations Processing (eQIP), USAccess, Fingerprint Results, OF-306 and other as provided.
  • Analyzing investigation reports conducted by other security entities to support IRS determinations; screening, evaluation, and adjudication of background investigations, performing other duties as required to assist with resolving security concerns; and
  • Prepare written analysis and propose recommendations to resolve complex issues; identify high priority cases/issues for review as required.

Specific Duties:

Background Investigations - Contract Management Module

  • Assist the Contract Management Module team with contractor onboarding tasks.
  • Create contractor records in the Automated Background Investigations System.
  • Validate/process onboarding documents submitted to Contract Management Module e-mail account.
  • Assist with Contract Management Module maintenance tasks.
  • Update contractor lifecycle page when adjudication or separation forms are received.

 If you possess the qualifications for this position and you’re ready to join a team of professionals committed to supporting our Federal clients by providing the outstanding level of service they’ve come to expect, we want to hear from you. Please apply (if you have not already applied to the original position description without the location information) by sending your resume via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We offer a competitive compensation commensurate with the technical and professional qualifications, a great benefits package, and an excellent work environment. As a federal government contractor, we participate in the e-Verify program.

 Staffing for this position is contingent on receipt of funding.

 Piton Science & Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The telecommute work will support government offices at the following locations with analysts assigned to support a specific office.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Andover, MA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Boise, IA
  • Chamblee, GA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Chicago, IL
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Covington, KY
  • Detroit, MI
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • Fairview Heights, IL
  • Fresno, CA
  • Hampton, VA
  • Holtsville, NY
  • Houston, TX
  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Lanham, MD
  • Lexington, KY
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Lowell, MA
  • Manchester, NH
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Ogden, UT
  • Parkersburg, WV
  • Portland, OR
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Silverdale, WA
  • Louis, MO
  • Washington, DC