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Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Job ID: 2404267
Location: CALIFORNIA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2024
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC Office of Security is currently seeking an experienced Facility Security Officer (FSO) to support our California, MD Location Operations. 

 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 with Department of Energy, Customs & Border Patrol, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Defense Information Systems Agency, US Air Force & Navy

·        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

·        Assist in identifying efficiencies and implement best practices

·        Communications Security (COMSEC) coordination

·        Assist in writing plans to include concept of operations (CONOPS) and other applicable planning documentation based on requirements

·        Provide support to other security disciplines and sites


Required Education and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum six (6) years of related experience; four (4) years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance
  • 3-5 years of FSO experience in government and/or industrial security
  • Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) FSO certification with possessing curriculum within 6 months 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
  • Proficient in understanding Intelligence Community Directives with an emphasis on 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

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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