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Senior Program Security Officer

Job ID: 2113544
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2021
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
Schedule: Part-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
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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION:  SAIC is seeking a proactive, energetic, and experienced Area/Program Security Officer to operate in a complex security environment that involves compartmented programs, sub-compartmented information, and security policies.  This dynamic environment requires knowledge and experience to address a wide array of challenging and unique security issues.  As the work is unique and demanding, the daily application of good judgment, clear communication, critical thinking, and strong decision-making skills is held at a premium.  The incumbent must be able to quickly evaluate a myriad of security factors and competing priorities before providing a resolution strategy or reasonable decision.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have current/active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree (4 years of relevant experience may substitute in lieu of degree) and 10+ years of related experience.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented environment.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work a variety of tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, identify issues, and make sound and timely decisions.
  • Must have Program Security Officer or Area Security Officer experience, or equivalent in more than one security discipline (Operational, Physical, Technical, Personnel, etc).
  • Must have experience developing and implementing security policies.
  • Must have experience working with compartmented programs and/or experience making classification decisions.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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