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Alternate Facility Security Officer

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Job ID: 2211263
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is looking for a customer service focused Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO) to continue an already established security program based off of government and corporate requirements for Department of Defense (DoD) programs and personnel who operate at or are associated with facilities in El Segundo, California. The AFSO must have familiarity with DoD operations, have worked closely with a Facility Security Officer (FSO), or have been an Alternate FSO. 

The AFSO will work directly with the FSO to maintain site compliance with 32 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 117 (NISPOM), and the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA). The AFSO will be responsible for creating a secure environments to facilitate the successful development and execution of classified programs. The FSO will enforce strict adherence to applicable laws to include DoD and other security policies and/or requirements. Coordination of classified matters with the respective government representative and company business partners will be at the forefront of the AFSO’s responsibilities. The AFSO will be charged with the establishment of quality training for assigned accessed personnel, and conduct/document annual compliance inspections and telegraph corrective action plans. 

The AFSO will have familiarization with applicable Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), to include working knowledge of ICD-705 (Physical Security); however, it is important to be flexible with regard to supporting DoD and IC programs.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Self-Inspections/Government Inspections as required
  • Maintaining compliance with corporate and government manuals
  • Corporate and Government database and system of record entry
  • Security Awareness Training and Education
  • Personnel Security and coordination with the SAIC PERSEC Service Center
  • Classification Management
  • Interpretation and Training of Classification Guidance
  • Interpretation and Training on DD-254 security guidance
  • Physical Security and coordination with the SAIC PhySEC group
  • Coordination with multiple entities related to the active programs
  • Operations Security (OPSEC)
  • Site and Program meeting attendance
  • Interface with program offices/managers
  • Maintain a relationship with Government PSOs and DCSA the assigned Industrial Security Representative (ISR)
  • Communication to security leadership
  • Indoctrination briefings/debriefings and training presentations
  • Provide prime/subcontractor security support and direction
  • Identify efficiencies and implement best practices
  • Communications Security (COMSEC) coordination
  • Write plans to include concept of operations (CONOPS) and other applicable planning documentation based on requirements
  • Provide support to other security disciplines and sites



  • MUST be a US Citizen
  • MUST have and be able to maintain an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • 2+ years of FSO/AFSO experience or equivalent in government and/or industrial security
  • Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) FSO certification with possessing curriculum within one year of hiring
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the design and execution of security programs in accordance with 32 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 117/NISPOM
  • Familiarity with DoD 5205.07
  • Familiarity of Intelligence Community Directives with working knowledge of ICD-705 (Physical Security)
  • Ability to manage time, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems and provide focused solutions
  • High degree of professionalism and attention to detail
  • A Bachelors and three (3) years or more of related experience; Masters and one year of experience; Experience in lieu of degree will be accepted

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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