Program Security Officer (PSO) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Program Security Officer (PSO) for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. The PSO must possess and have successfully demonstrated technical security competence, excellent oral and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and the interpersonal skills necessary to determine and implement the proper and effective security policy and procedures for the protection of classified efforts.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Using knowledge of the various security disciplines such as Physical Security, Personnel Security, Information System Security, and Industrial Security to determine, apply, and monitor appropriate security requirements for assigned programs
  • Support the creation, processing, coordination, and approval of Program Security documents and entering such information into applicable databases
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage security support for classified activities
  • Assist in the development, review, coordination, and execution of a wide range of Program Security documentation
  • Actively support Program Security Reviews at performer locations and the Self-Inspection Programs
  • Perform OPSEC analysis and provide other OPSEC support
  • Provide "day-to-day" multi-discipline analysis for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Providing day-to-day security support that includes continuous assessment of procedures to identify shortfalls and provide appropriate recommendations for revising and improving security policies, procedures, and systems
  • Assist in providing contractor and subordinate facility assistance and oversight
  • Brief all levels of personnel on a variety of security-related topics
  • Monitor, report, and track all corrective actions resulting from compliance reviews
  • Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI W POLY
  • Bachelor's degree and eight (8) years or more related experience
  • Expertise and ability to support working tasks with limited guidance and supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) experience

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.