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Program Security Officer (PSO)

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Job ID: 2313181
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Ops
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Program Security Officer (PSO) for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. The PSO must possess and have successfully demonstrated technical security competence, excellent oral and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and the interpersonal skills necessary to determine and implement the proper and effective security policy and procedures for the protection of classified efforts.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Using knowledge of the various security disciplines such as Physical Security, Personnel Security, Information System Security, and Industrial Security to determine, apply, and monitor appropriate security requirements for assigned programs
  • Support the creation, processing, coordination, and approval of Program Security documents and entering such information into applicable databases
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage security support for classified activities
  • Assist in the development, review, coordination, and execution of a wide range of Program Security documentation
  • Actively support Program Security Reviews at performer locations and the Self-Inspection Programs
  • Perform OPSEC analysis and provide other OPSEC support
  • Provide "day-to-day" multi-discipline analysis for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Providing 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
  • Assist in providing contractor and subordinate facility assistance and oversight
  • Brief all levels of personnel on a variety of security-related topics
  • Monitor, report, and track all corrective actions resulting from compliance reviews
  • Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI W POLY
  • Expertise and ability to support working tasks with limited guidance and supervision
  • TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) experience

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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