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Program Security Officer

Job ID: 2119958
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022
Category: Security
Subcategory: Security
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
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Program Security Officer to provide support to our Customer's Program Office.
Roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Provide tailored, embedded support to a customer’s Program Office.
  • Provide life-cycle protection and security risk management for assigned programs.
  • Provide comprehensive security guidance and recommendations to the Program Office staff in support of program requirements, across traditional and non-traditional security disciplines to include, but not limited to: Program Protection, Operational Security (OPSEC), Communications Security (COMSEC), Information Systems Security (INFOSEC),  physical/facility/technical security, personnel and industrial security.
  • Assist in the development of comprehensive Program Protection architectures and will document implementation via  Program Protection Plans, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of the Plans.
  • Continually evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the plans and assist in the integration of any lessons learned into future planning.
  • Develop briefings and classification guides for the program and/or related compartments, provide security education, work with various customer components to ensure timely approvals, accreditations, etc., evaluate industrial sites for compliance with security requirements and provide guidance and feedback on their security program.


  • Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years combined, demonstrated security experience.
    • Experience as a Program Security Officer for traditional and/or non-traditional, national security, special programs—in one or more of the following security disciplines: Program Protection, Operational Security (OPSEC), Communications Security (COMSEC), Information Systems Security (INFOSEC), physical/facility/technical security, personnel and industrial security.
    • Additional, relevent experience may serve as a substitute in lieu of degree.
  • Strong representational and communication (oral and writing) skills; must be able to convey comprehensive solutions to complex problems in writing and through detailed oral briefings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and expertise in lifecycle acquisition security.
  •  Demonstrated knowledge, experience and expertise in applying security risk management processes and communicating  risk and mitigation options to government stakeholders.
  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly

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