The MITRE Corporation Program Security Officer - 29860BR in McLean, Virginia

Program Security Officer - 29860BR


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The Contractor Program Security Officer (PSO) provides supports to the MITRE Industrial Security Program for overall implementation and execution of security requirements for both collateral and SCI programs. They will Independently determine and develop approaches to risk-based and cost-effective security solutions.

Key Functions:

Apply a working knowledge of the NISPOM, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), and its Defense Security Service (DSS) and Intelligence Community (IC) amplifying Instructions to manage the day-to-day operations of Closed Areas and SCIFs. Using this knowledge of the 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, classification management, physical security, information system security, security education, and personnel security for adherence to all government security collateral and SCI requirements.

-Experience developing and writing 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, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Transportation Plans, Program Access Requests (PARs), and Emergency Action Plans.

-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.

-Implement 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.

-Identifying and recommending long and short-range security goals, to include corrective 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.

-Capable of processing visit requests via electronic databases.

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


Required Qualifications:

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

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

-High School Diploma or GED

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

Preferred Qualifications:

-Formal DSS and SCI training.

-Direct experience as the CPSO for a SCIF/SAPF; and Security Representative for collateral work programs.

-Associates degree

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Job Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

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

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting May 1, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 29860BR