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Senior Program Security Officer

Job ID: 2315360
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 8, 2023
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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 seeking an experienced Program Security Officer to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals at our Chantilly, VA location. The candidate shall respond quickly and effectively to security needs and concerns. The successful candidate will provide program security support to the Intelligence Community (IC). 

  • Manage and administer all security aspects for multiple programs, including implementing physical, program, facility and information security requirements to ensure compliance with NISPOM, DCIDs, ICDs, federal security regulations and information security requirements.
  • Develop and administer security programs and procedures for classified materials, documents, and equipment 
  • Develop, write and review security documentation and provide guidance and assistance for all security levels including collateral and SCI information
  • Investigate and manage security incidents and prepare reports specifying preventive action to be taken
  • Conduct SCI Indoctrination briefings and educational training for new and current employees and coordinate security debriefings as necessary;
  • Conduct candidate pre-screen interviews and serve as an integral participant in the recruiting process
  • Responsible for SCIFs and may be required to respond to after-hours alarms
  • Support other facility security items as necessary
  • Provide proposal support, as needed to include writing Security Volumes (Prior experience authoring security volumes is a plus)
  • Prior experience managing the build-out of SCIFs
  • Be an active member of the security team
  • Assist with preparing clearance request packages 


Required Education and Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph in order to be considered for this position
  • Candidate must have a Bachelors and 6 (six) years or more of related experience; Masters and 4 (four) years or more experience; Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Candidate should have excellent communication, judgment and decision making skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and identify solutions
  • Working knowledge of the NISPOM, DCIDS, ICDs, and Executive Orders, to ensure security compliance
  • Previous security experience with the Intelligence Community
  • 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

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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