Program Security Officer-Journeyman - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States

Where applicable, confirmation that you meet customer requirements for facility access which may include proof of vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation has been approved.

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Job Description

Job Description: 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.

ManTech is currently searching for a Program Security Officer—Journeyman in support of our government customer.

This position is in support of Special Access Programs, a successful candidate must have U.S. Citizenship and an Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility. Additionally, this position is nominative; therefore, a successful applicant must apply for, and be granted, SCI and SAP access. The Security Program Security Officer—Journeyman is capable of developing and implementing a multi-disciplined security program for complex, major acquisition Special Access Programs (SAPs) and is knowledgeable of personnel, industrial, physical, IT/IA, and information security principles.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide all facets of program security management in support of SAP initiatives, to include personnel, physical, information, industrial, and SCI security.
  • Provide SAP security administration and management to program elements.
  • Conduct security oversight inspections.
  • Ensure facility compliance with all policies and directives.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to defense contractors.
  • Develop security plans and procedures for safeguarding classified information
  • Present indoctrination, debrief, and refresher training for program briefed personnel regarding obligations to protect classified information.
  • Ensure adequate secure storage and work spaces for customers, conduct annual inventory of accountable classified material.
  • Maintain SAPF/SCIF facilities.
  • Drafts, updates and distributes DD-254’s for contractors.
  • Attend program meetings as security representative
  • Provide security support at program working groups/conferences
  • Prepare CUAs, MOUs, and MOAs for resident non-MDA SAPs for review and approval, develop and maintain SAP documentation.
  • Prepare and submit SOP, monitor security incidents.
  • Maintains facility SOPs and personnel folders.
  • Maintains Top Secret Control Officer database.
  • Implement all applicable requirements to maintain/troubleshoot Facility Intrusion Detection System.
  • Coordinate tests, inspections, repairs of program facilities.
  • Identify and requisition equipment and supply needs.
  • Escort non-cleared personnel.
  • Maintain all required facility paperwork and accreditation documentation.
  • Inspect and comment on build projects to ensure DoD technical specifications are being met.
  • Ensure proper handling of classified materials.
  • Account for all TS Material. Inventory and label all existing media within facility.
  • Ensure proper marking of classified materials.
  • Prepare documents for receiving packaging, shipping and secure transmissions.
  • Prepare and brief couriers on responsibilities.
  • Maintenance of DOD required office files, to include destruction program materials, secure fax operations, SAP courier duties.
  • Perform Program Indoctrination's and debriefings. Review submitted PARs and pre-screening documentation.
  • Verify program Access Rosters.
  • Transmit accomplished PIAs and PARs.
  • Document receipt/dispatch, assist in SCI pre-briefings, indoctrination's, and debriefs as required.
  • Manage the Security Awareness and Education program, reviews inspection results to correlate training products and priorities.
  • Control visitor ingress/egress, answer phones, escort visitors and interface with senior level government and corporate officials and their staffs.
  • Verify visitor clearances and access requests.
  • Coordinate conference room meetings.
  • Brief visitors to security requirements of facility.
  • Perform general clerical duties as required.
  • Complete required training.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of three years’ experience (between three to ten) as a Program Security Officer (PSO) with at least three cumulative years in acquisition SAPs

• Most recent SAP-related position must be within the last nine months

• Strong writing ability

• BS/BA in related field or a combination of education, training and experience beyond this baseline

• Periodic travel is required for both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Some travel may exceed 60 days per occurrence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification

Security Clearance Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI; SAP access approval


The projected compensation range for this position is $74,800-$125,400. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

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.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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