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Security Principal

Job ID: 2301125
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Mar 29, 2023
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Security Principal to support our customer onsite in Washington, DC.  This position will require travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) up to 50% (note - almost exclusively CONUS and mostly around NCR and will include both air and ground transportation).

The primary function is to provide multi-discipline security support of the customer’s Special Access Programs (SAPs). The position will provide “day-to-day” support and multi-discipline analysis for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Ensure strict adherence to the provisions of the DoD Security Manual’s, ICD/DCID, ICD, and SAP policy
  • Assist in developing and executing approved policies and procedures for safeguarding Special Access Program (SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and collateral data in support of DoD sensitive activities
  • Provide day-to-day security support that includes continuous assessment of procedures to identify shortfalls and provide appropriate recommendations for revising and improving security policies, procedures, and systems
  • Identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to test, training, and operational activities
  • Brief all levels of personnel, both in the government and senior civilian services, on a variety of security related topics
  • Conduct and document SAP facility compliance reviews, follow-on facility reviews, and facility close-outs
  • Conduct exploration of any loss, compromise, or suspected compromise of classified and/or sensitive information, including conducting preliminary inquiries and generating damage assessments resulting from the loss of classified information
  • Coordinate with SAP security personnel to ensure lessons-learned are incorporated into the curriculum for the SAP security education & awareness program
  • Provide day-to-day security administration to include, but not limited to: VARs, escort duties, document and media control, COMSEC account maintenance, document classification reviews, and security classification guidance creation and maintenance


Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years or more SAP experience; Masters and eight (8) years SAP experience. 
Required Clearance:
  • Active Top Secret clearance required; Ability to obtain TS/SCI required to maintain employment 
  • US citizenship required
Required Skills:
  • Experience with SAP Nomination Process (SAPNP), Program Access Requests (PARs), SAP Indoctrination Agreement (SAPIA), Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs), SAP Compartmented Areas (SAPCAs), ICD-705 Version 1.5.1, DODM 5205.07 Vol 1 – 4 , Letter of Compelling Needs (LOCNs),  Risk Assessments, Joint Access Data Environment (JADE) and SAP Security Classification Guides (SCGs)
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Current or willing to submit to a Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CSP) 
  • Familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICD/DCIDs and other guiding policy documents
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DoD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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