The MITRE Corporation Program Security Officer in Arlington, Virginia

Program Security Officer


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Serve as the primary focal for Global Security Service supporting MITRE Industrial Security Programs and its customers. Implement and execute security requirements for collateral, SCI and SAP programs. Assist in determining and developing approaches to risk-based and cost-effective security solutions. Have a working knowledge of government security policies, procedures, and regulations. Activities include coordinating and delivering security support to multiple MITRE projects. Act as liaison between customers, GSS security staff, and program leads to sustain security requirements.

Apply a professional knowledge of the NISPOM, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), DSS and Intelligence Community (IC) amplifying Instructions, JAFANS, and Special Access Program guides to manage the day-to-day operations of Closed Areas, SCIFs, and SAPFs.

-Using security knowledge of various security disciplines (i.e. physical, safeguarding, and classification management) to determine, apply, monitor and ensure appropriate security requirements applicable to the work programs:

-Assist with implementation of visitor control, safeguarding secure spaces, classification management, physical security, information system security, security education, and personnel security for adherence to all government security collateral, SCI and SAP requirements.

-Develop and write clear and concise assessments, corrective action plans, policies, procedures, and reports.

-Develop, review, coordinate, and execute Program Security documentation. Some examples of documentation include; Fixed Facility Checklist (FFCs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Transportation Plans, Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), and Co-Uses.

-Create and deliver employee briefings to facilitate security instructions commensurate to the level needed to perform classified work on the program; as well as, periodic sponsor requirements.

-Conduct inspections and briefings to ensure a high-level of security awareness and reduction of security risks. Actively manage and participate in the required self and government compliance inspections.

-Identify and recommend long and short-range security goals, to include corrective action approaches to the government customer.

-Conduct assessments and investigations to determine the potential for compromise of program information.

-Administer OPSEC program via the sponsor approved process and assist in determining appropriate countermeasures.

-Process visit requests via electronic databases.

-Act as primary POC for opening and closing of facility, performing end-of-day checks, and daily/periodic inspections. Coordinate the control of Electronic devices and other security items.


Required Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent, plus 5 years of experience or the equivalent in job-relevant work experience

Minimum 2 years of contractor or government program security experience in regard to managing Standard Operating Procedures and supporting both Collateral, SCI, and SAP programs.

-Working knowledge of security manuals, directives, and Executive Orders; to include, NISPOM and its amplifying directives (DCIDs, ICDs, Sponsor Instruction, etc.).

-Possess good customer service skills.

-Current/Active TS/SCI, willing and able to pass a poly

Preferred Experience:

-Formal DSS and SCI training.

-Direct experience as the CPSO for a SCIF/SAPF.

-Associates degree

Job Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Arlington

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Aug 2, 2018, 11:44:37 AM

Req ID: 00050850