Horizon2 DoD Senior Security Officer (PSO) - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States


Job Description:


  • SAIC is seeking a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)/Facility Security Officer (FSO) located in El Segundo, CA to support multiple programs/customers within the Security Organization.
  • This position will assist with preparation of security plans, reviewing applicable guidelines, and established procedures for all areas of security to include Personnel Security, Information Security, Physical/Technical Security, Classification Management, Communication Security (COMSEC), and Program Security.

Job Responsilbitlies:


  • Perform security pre-screening on all potential employees, subcontractor and consultants.
  • Initiate, maintain and terminate personnel security clearances in government databases, such as the Defense Security Services (DSS) Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS).
  • Prepare, process and maintain personnel security packages for Special Access Programs (SAPs).
  • Conduct security indoctrination briefings and debriefings.
  • Present Security Awareness Training and Education (SATE) briefings.
  • Process pre and post foreign travel requests and perform foreign travel briefings.
  • Create and maintain personnel folders.
  • Investigate security incidents and violations; prepare reports of investigations for the corporation and customers, making specific recommendations for corrective and preventive actions.
  • Prepare Security Operating Procedures (SOPs) outlining customer guidelines and establishing procedures for the handling, storing, and transportation of program assets.
  • Prepare Systems Security Plans (SSPs) and Fixed Facility Checklists (FFCs) in accordance with customer guidelines.
  • Assist with document control, program asset management and accountability • Process visit authorizations, personnel access requests.
  • Assist with meeting preparation, employee and visitor badging, circulation control and general facility management duties.
  • Assist with management of classified information systems.
  • Perform weekly information systems audits and validate all security controls have been implemented.
  • Assist system administrator with decommissioning of systems.
  • Assist with proposal development.
  • Perform duties of COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO).
  • Prepare DD-254s.
  • Perform administrative and general office duties as needed Required Qualifications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) / Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs)/Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG), Executive Orders, etc.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills/briefing skills; communicate with senior level leaders, internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations and independent decision making with minimal direct supervision while representing the security organization.
  • Candidate must be a self-driven and results- oriented individual capable of effectively working multiple tasks concurrently in a dynamic, fast- paced environment.
  • Must have the ability to articulate and present intelligent, decisive and risk-managed security recommendations and decisions on a daily basis.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are critical to the success of this position.



Required Education and Experience:


  • Bachelors and 3+ yrs experience 6 years equivalent experience. Military background a plus.

Required Clearances:


  • Must have ability to obtain/maintain a TS//SCI clearance w/polygraph.

Required Skills:


  • Expertise in Microsoft Office suite (MSWord, Excel, Power Point).
  • Security+ CE certification desired.
  • Experience utilizing customer databases such as JPAS, Scattered Castles and APICs.
  • Ability to travel to support other locations.