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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Crystal City, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 226663 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Adjudicator to join our team in Crystal City, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

Job Summary:

Must possess professional proficiency, experience, knowledge of the federal background investigation process, and the skills to perform the required duties outlined in more detail below. Possess and maintain any generally required professional certification, accreditation, and proficiency relative to their area of expertise. 


Day to Day Job Duties:

  • Initiate preliminary suitability review at the time of application
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate the results of other investigative agency reports to determine the employment, suitability and or security eligibility of individuals for eligibility with the agency
  • Summarize investigative issues on the adjudicator's worksheet, recommending approval/disapproval, noting pertinent suitability and security factors and mitigating factors
  • Corroborate or mitigate serious derogatory information
  • Determine if additional inquiries are necessary to resolve discrepant, negative, or contradictory information
  • Formulate a recommended course of action consistent with pertinent Executive Orders and agency related to security/suitability determinations
  • Update  security tracking system with the status of assigned cases
  • Prepare for Federal signature the proposed action letter and final action letter to the applicant based on suitability and security criteria
  • Analyze response from letters and make final recommendation based on suitability and security criteria
  • Prepare for Federal signature letters of interrogatory to contractors or employees
  • On contractor cases, prepare for Federal signature the conditional approval memo, final approval memo or disapproval memo as appropriate
  • On employee cases review internal record checks to determine if there are any open internal cases which may have a bearing on the employee's background investigation and includes the information in the adjudicator's worksheet
  • On employee cases prepares for Federal signature the approval memo based on employee reinvestigation or upgrade investigation as appropriate
  • On employee cases in which suspensions, revocations, denial of security clearances is recommended prepare various correspondence in accordance with Federal Executive Orders


Basic Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated history of completed National Security Adjudicator training. The training should include, but is not limited to, the defined 13 National Adjudicative Guidelines, Identification of applicable Executive Orders, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs) and governing policies, a comprehensive review of the national security process and the role/responsibilities of the adjudicator, plus demonstrated knowledge of the investigative process and product, whole person concept, requirements for adverse determinations, issue resolution, risk mitigation and procedures for appeals.




Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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