Program Security Officer 3 - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The Program Security Officer will assist in providing general security support for a multi-disciplined and complex organization under the supervision of the program security manager. Primary responsibilities include:

•Provide input regarding security requirements and controls for systems where information is processed, stored, or transmitted to the Information System Owner.

•Implement personnel security requirements under JAFAN 6/4 and prepare DD 254's as needed.

•Lead team efforts - to include managing a team of direct reports

•Coordinate and prepare Security Engineering Service Requests per the Customer’s instruction.

•Understand and comprehend JAFAN 6/4 personnel security requirements; process program access requests (PARs); execute program indoctrination agreements (PIAs); review of SF86s, JPAS, DCII and other customer vetting processes to ensure individuals meets program eligibility requirements.

•Provide assistance to defense contractors on personnel security related issues; perform debriefs, courier briefs; and review program related information for proper markings in accordance with Executive Order 13526.

•Other assigned duties as necessary to ensure excellent customer service and mission success

•HS Diploma and 15 years relevant experience or Bachelor's Degree and 8 years relevant experience, Master's Degree and 5 years, or Associates and 12 years experience.

•Exposure reviewing and approving SSRDB, NAAP, badge requests.

•Previous experience in a team lead role.

•Familiarity with ICD 503 & 705 process.

•Knowledge of Risk Management implementation standards.

•Understand how to ensure that the SSP, POA&M and all other security documents are prepared.

•Previous experience verifying the responsibilities of the ISSM/ISSO/ISSE are performed.

•Experience performing Contractor Company PSO Oversight.

•Ability to implement Government security requirements for Government and Industry facilities accreditation and information systems certification and accreditation.

•IA or A&A experience is desired.

•NRO experience is highly desired.

•Capable of developing and implementing a specific security task or specialty in support of a SCIF environment.

Provide comprehensive classification management guidance in accordance with National Security guidelines and ICD 710, Classification and Control Markings System. Specific responsibilities include:

• Perform detailed analysis and quick issue resolution
• Provide classification, control marking, and dissemination principles knowledge
• Provide CM recommendations to senior customer leadership
• Generate, track, coordinate and respond to action items in a timely manner
• Research and write protection guidance products for customer programs and assets
• Identify and assess sources for classification determinations


• Demonstrated knowledge of SCI arena

• Thorough understanding of IC and DoD regulatory guidance

• Excellent writing and research skills

• Previous experience providing protection guidance to federal customer highly preferred

Knowledge of the NRO, GEOINT and compartmented programs highly desirable

Security Requirements: Must possess an active TS/SCI to be considered and must obtain and maintain a CI Poly. Advertisement