Senior Program Security Officer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. 

Within a team of security professionals, be a lead Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) for assigned Department of Defense (DoD) contracts.  Seeking an experienced self-starter who is capable of holistic and independent security management of Special Access Programs (SAPs).  

Applicant must be familiar with the disciplines of Personnel Security (PERSEC), Physical Security (PHYSEC), Information Security (INFOSEC), Operations Security (OPSEC), and Industrial Security.

Applicant must be knowledgeable in all aspects of Special Access Programs along with strong interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  

The position is in a corporate setting and requires collaboration, teamwork, and on-demand support across all ManTech departments.  Schedule flexibility and partial telework options are available.


•2+ years of SAP Security Management experience as a CPSO

•Bachelor’s degree

•TS/SCI clearance with SAP eligibility and willing to submit to a CI poly


Preferred experience includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ensuring security compliance with contractual requirements and government policies
  • Interpreting and applying DoD Manual 5205.07, Security Classification Guides (SCGs), DD-254s, the NISPOM, and other policies
  • Clearance processing for collateral, SCI, and SAP accesses via DISS and customer systems
  • Maintaining SAPF Accreditations, Fixed Facility Checklists (FFCs), and Co-Use Agreements (CUAs)
  • Investigating security incidents
  • Documenting and reporting adverse information
  • Upkeep of personnel security records
  • Program security self-inspections
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), Concept of Operations (CONOPs), and OPSEC Plans
  • Administering Security Education, Training, and Awareness (SETA)
  • Derivative classification
  • Document and media control and destruction
  • Safe and lock management
  • Security indoctrination, refresher, and termination briefings
  • Managing and supporting subcontractors, to include issuance of sub DD254s
  • Partnering with ISSOs to manage ATOs, applicable JSIG controls, and the Assured File Transfer (AFT) process
  • Marking, packaging, wrapping, and couriering of classified material
  • Making risk-based decisions that align with DoD and ManTech guidelines
  • Familiarity with DISS, SIMS, CCURE, and ServiceNow

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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