Investigative Analyst

| Washington, DC, USA
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Type: Full Time, Remote

Location: Washington DC

Overtime Exempt: No

Reports To: ARMADA HQ

Security Clearance Required: Secret


The Investigative Analyst supports the Office of Security Services, Personnel Security Operations Branch. Investigative Analysts provide investigative support related to planning and conducting pre-employment inquiries and issue resolution covering the character, practices, suitability, or qualifications of persons seeking to work for, or on behalf of the SEC. The following duties and responsibilities are intended to provide maximum flexibility and support and include, but are not limited to the following:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Investigative Analysts must possess and demonstrate an applied knowledge of utilizing the General Services Administration USAccess system to sponsor individuals for HSPD-12 PIV credentials to grant logical and physical access to SEC facilities and allow enrollment of fingerprints for criminal history records checks.
  • Must practical knowledge of commonly applied personnel security and suitability principles, concepts, and methodologies in carrying out a variety of support assignments.
  • Investigative Analyst must have demonstrated experience and familiarity working with e-QIP/eAPP.
  • Investigative Analysts must have experience reviewing personal documents, Personnel Security Questionnaires (SF-86, SF-85, SF-85P), and other records to ensure they are accurate, complete, and in compliance with the adjudication guidelines.
  • Must have demonstrated experience and familiarity working with an automated case management system and uploading all documents into an electronic format.
  • Investigative Analysts retrieve data from credit bureaus, request Local Agency Checks, review reports to determine criminal record, traffic violation, etc.
  • Assist with following up on developed information related to investigations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to elicit detailed information from a variety of sources necessary to evaluate an individual's conduct and character.
  • Ability to perform and adapt in a high tempo, fast paced and fluid security environment.
  • Ability and willingness to learn the basic functions and operations of all systems associated with personnel security processing.
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail to ensure data errors are minimized.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

Minimum General Experience and Education:

  • Must possess a favorably adjudicated background investigation completed within the last five years at the BI, Tier 4 level or SSBI, Tier 5 level; and be able to maintain the favorable result throughout employment on the contract.
  • 2 years of experience conducting background investigations for the purpose of adjudication for suitability or national security, or 2 years of combined experience (1 year conducting investigations and 1 year of suitability and fitness case processing or adjudication on behalf of the Federal Government).
  • Most recent 2 years of experience shall be directly related to analyzing investigations, record checks, and other information as necessary for the purpose of making a written record of the accuracy and completeness of the investigation.
  • 3 or more years of experience providing professional and competent customer service, working with customers by phone, by email, and in person.
  • Completed formal training in conducting background investigations in support of personnel security and suitability decisions in compliance with National Training Standards established by OPM.


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the contractor assigned to this position.

Applying: If you feel you have the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position visit our careers page at .

Special Notes: Relocation is not available for these jobs.

ARMADA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. ARMADA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Must be able to successfully pass a background check, and pre-employment drug testing. Job offers are contingent upon results of background check and drug testing.

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Armada Ltd operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Powell, OH. Armada Ltd was founded in 2005. It has 85 total employees. To see all 12 open jobs at Armada Ltd, click here.
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