Program Security Officer (PSO)

Centreville, VA
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Program Security Officer (PSO)Centreville, VA POSITION OVERVIEW : Perform as the Facility Security Officer/Contractor Special Security Officer responsible for implementing and monitoring all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program ensuring the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) And the Intelligence Community Directives (ICD's) are implemented to prevent unauthorized disclosure of classified information. Manage classified government contract programs and provide oversight of the day-to-day operations of a cleared facility, including oversight of the personnel, information, and physical and security awareness fields. Lead self-inspections to confirm current compliance status and work with stakeholders to determine a mitigation strategy for instances of non-compliance. Interact with internal and external customers or government security officials to perform security duties, including DSS and IC inspections and assessments, define requirements, and monitor progress to secure approval of FCLs and secure spaces. Interface with customer-facing staff leadership to ensure security services support strategy aligns with leadership-defined business strategy and define and present compliance status and risks and mitigation strategies to senior security leadership. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES : Manages all aspects of the NISP and ICD requirements. Ensuring National Industrial Security compliance within the Facility. Interprets policy, develops and implements security plans and procedures. Provides security guidance to company personnel and advises Program management on Security issues. Investigating and reporting security violations/adverse information reports with the cognizant government agency. Develop and conduct general and program specific briefings. Responsible for the development with and compliance of Security Practice and Procedures (SPP) Participation in the development and execution of security education programs. Responsible for Security reviews to include: Intelligence Community and Defense Security Service visits and formal self-inspections overseeing implementation/completion of corrective action plans Knowledgeable on International requirements to include: Government to Government shipments, Foreign Visitor requirements, FOCI, and Export compliance. Processes employees for clearances and SCI accesses Conduct weekly audits of classified computer systems Assist with accreditation of classified computers systems Along with the Facilities Security, establishes and maintains physical security systems, facility protection, contingency plans and emergency response. PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree or Industrial Security Professional certification preferred or must be able to obtain within 12 months of hire. and 6-10 years of related work experience. Plans, develops, and assists in the development of projects/activities concerned with uniquely difficult or diverse problems. SKILLS/COMPENTENCIES: Technical Knowledge: Position requires an advanced knowledge and understanding of the classified information protection measures of various government agencies including DOD, and ICD's and others. A comprehensive understanding of Project policies, plans, and procedures is required. Experience in a regulatory environment is beneficial. Should be trained or have working experience in the conduct of inquiries of security concern and root cause analysis. PC/Automation Skills: In addition to standard office software the individual must maintain knowledge skills of government security software such as JPAS, DIAS, SIMS and others that may be implemented in the future. Analytical/Problem Solving Skills: Conduct specialized performance tests of existing security systems to determine performance as designed and to ensure performance meets the intended purpose (classified material control, security education, COMSEC, OPSEC, classification management, marking, physical security of secure areas, accredited information systems, self-inspections, personnel security, TEMPEST, TSCM, Written & Verbal Communications Skills: Position requires excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and be able to use a personal computer for word processing, spreadsheets, and database software as required. Independently plans and conducts assignments, providing deliverables with little supervision under strict guidelines. An active security clearance is required for this position, due to the nature of sensitive/classified information access involved**

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