Program Security Officer 2 (PSO 2) - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Program Security Officer 2 (PSO 2) to join our team at our Chantilly, VA location to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.  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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work myriad security issues with the Directorates and Offices in physical, personnel, operational, technical, information, industrial and information system security
  • Provide assistance to defense contractors in all industrial security disciplines
  • Be successful in a fast-paced environment where priorities change constantly
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Ability to perform Classification Reviews
  • Review and Prepare DD 254s
  • Review and Prepare CDCWs
  • Coordinate Co-Use Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding
  • Coordinate and prepare Security Engineering Service Requests per Customer instructions
  • 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 duties as necessary

Position Requirements:

  • HS Diploma and 8 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience
  • Have a working knowledge and be able to implement Intelligence Community Directives as well as NRO Directives and Instructions
  • Thorough knowledge of the NRO and/or the IC security policies and procedures, tools, dbases
  • Demonstrated ability to implement Government security requirements for Government and Industry facilities accreditation and information systems certification and accreditation
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other Government Agencies and mission partners
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex information, independently, take appropriate actions, and review and approve recommendations from others
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing requirements and tasks and managing long-term tasks as well as short-term obligations
  • Substantive experience providing effective risk-managed security recommendations to program managers and supervisors in support of secure and successful mission accomplishment
  • Consistently deliver articulate and effective briefings/presentations on complex topics to groups that may be large and/or include high-level decision makers
  • Experience reviewing and approving SSRDB, NAAP, badge requests, visit requests
  • Familiarity with ICD 503 and 705
  • Familiarity with NISPOM and JAFAN
  • Experience performing Contractor Company PSO oversight
  • Demonstrated experience working with industrial security staffs
  • Ability to effectively provide PSO guidance to junior PSOs
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively operate independently or on teams
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate one-on-one or in large groups
  • Must be able to interact and effectively communicate with government personnel
  • Capable of developing and implementing a specific security task or specialty in support of a SCIF environment
  • Working knowledge of the acquisition lifecycle security requirements
  • Ability to work high-level, complex or sensitive security issues thoroughly and with discretion
  • Expertise in research, analysis and writing
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Ability to handle complex security classification issues
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and assess sources for classification determinations

Security Requirements:

Must possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel
  • Constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer, scanner, facsimile.


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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