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Background Investigator


  • Perspecta/AdvancedRPO
  • 02/01/19
  • Herndon, VA
  • 20170
  • Full-Time
Join the Perspecta Team!

Perspecta is the largest provider of background investigation services for the U.S. government in the federal, intelligence and civilian space.
We are currently seeking full-time background investigators in:
Arlington VA
Fairfax, VA
Herndon, VA
Denver, CO
Boston, MA
Salt Lake City, UT
Santa Fe, NM
Santa Clara, CA
Honolulu, HI areas, and more.

Whats in it for YOU?
The opportunity to work remotely from a home office.
Full benefits after 30 days
401K with company match
Competitive paid time off package
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Referral Bonuses

What will you do in this role?
Primary duties include, but are not limited to, conducting background investigations for the purpose of determining employment suitability of persons who require access to sensitive or classified U.S. Government information. The predominant casework is in support of the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB). Casework for other contracts will be assigned based on investigator performance and business need.

Investigators will conduct face-to-face interviews with the subject and their neighbors, employers, friends, and family. Investigators will also perform record searches at police agencies, courthouses, educational and financial institutions, and medical/mental health facilities. Investigators report all obtained information in a clear and concise report on an issued government computer system.

What types of individuals have been successful in this role?
People who have joined us as investigators include individuals from the following backgrounds: criminal justice, educators, law enforcement/police, criminal or fraud investigators, federal investigators, military/veterans and security professionals. Any four-year degree qualifies or four years of work experience. Great opportunity for new college grads!

Job Requirements
Must reside within the stated mileage requirement. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. If you are outside of the mileage requirement listed, a cover letter must contain details on relocation
Candidates with experience conducting NBIB or other federal background investigations preferred; if there are no applicants with NBIB experience, candidates with 4 years of general work experience or a Bachelor's degree may be considered.
Active federal security clearance with an SSBI is preferred; otherwise candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable decision on a NBIB investigation, to include 10+ years of history comprising items such as residence, education, employment, financial, medical, and personal records,U.S. citizenship.


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