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Classified Program Security Officer

Job ID: 2404468
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 11, 2024
Category: 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 is looking for a Classified Program Security Officer. This position is located in Arlington, VA (Washington D.C. metro area)


The Classified Program Security Officer (CPSO) provides oversight of Program security within a multi-disciplinary environment including collateral and SAP/SAR materials.


  • Maintain security team coverage on-site during core business hours from 0800 until 1600 Monday through Friday, and act as an on-call backup in responding to alarms after core business hours as required.
  • Communicate with multiple Government Agencies and assist as a liaison between Program Manager, Program Security Manager, Facility Security Officer, and other Government personnel and industry partners for access request, visit certifications and document control related tasking.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in accordance with the DoD Manual 5205.07 Vol(s) 1-4, ICD 705 series, SECNAV M-5510.30, Intelligence Community Directive 705 series, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
  • Preparation, implementation, tracking, and maintenance of security plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and other relevant Program materials and documentation. - Responsible for initial personnel access request, facilitate updating personnel periodic and annual reporting requirements, briefing and debriefing personnel on appropriate policies, security guidelines, and other security admin and document control requirements.
  • Assisting with annual self-inspections, security compliance inspections, facilitating the transmission of materials, tracking facility inventory and other facility communication & equipment capabilities.
  • Assisting in escorting visitors & maintenance personnel.



  • Bachelor's Degree and six (6) years’ experience. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with DoD 5205.07 Vol(s) 1-4, Intelligence Community Directive 705 series, SECNAV M-5510.30, NISPOM; as well as other applicable DoD, IC, and National level security directives.
  • Experience in physical security.
  • Experience in document control & inventory management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Special Access Program (SAP) experience. Typical backgrounds would include Program Security Officers (PSO), Government SAP Security Officers (GSSO), Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO), or Alternate Contractor Program Security Officers (ACPSO).
  • SAPNP eligible, with no security issues that would delay Program access; maintain clearance equal to the highest level required and all Programs assigned to the facility.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance.

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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