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Director of Security

Reston Technology Center Fairfax County, VA

  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This position is a direct hire with our client, a globally recognized leader in satellite communications (SATCOM) and satellite operations.

Director of Security

Security ClearanceActive Top Secret (TS) Clearance;Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligible 


The Director of Security is responsible for Corporate; Industrial; Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) mitigation; and SCI security programs for the hiring company. The Director of Security supports daily security operations and enforces the company’s compliance with all government regulations and requirements to ensure the facility is operating in accordance with the 32 CFR Part 117 (aka NISPOM). The Director of Security will ensure proper management of security facilities, oversee processing of personnel clearances, conduct employee security briefings and annual security training, and ensure proper access control for all company facilities.The Director of Security is responsible for the implementation the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) FOCI mitigation proxy holder compliance activities and advises the Government Security Committee on all FOCI mitigation matters. As the Contractor Program Security Officer (CSPO), the individual will administer routine aspects of Industrial Security Programs and support Special Access Programs and SCI Programs in compliance with 32 CFR Part 117, DoDM 5105.21 volumes, ICD 705, and other applicable government security directives.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) and 5+ years direct related experience with DoD Industrial Security
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)
  • Completion of FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities Curriculum certification
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Active Top Secret Clearance; Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligible 
  • Current Top Secret/SCI and SAP experience
  • Requires thorough understanding and working knowledge of 32 CFR Part 117, DoDM 5205 series, DoDM 5105.21 series, DCID and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) security standards
  • Proficient with DISS, NISS, e-EQIP, SWFT, ACCS, and DIAS and has ability to become proficient with any new government security software or system
  • Requires thorough understanding and working knowledge of OPSEC, personnel, industrial, physical and Information Security principles
  • Requires thorough understanding and working knowledge of DD-254 Implementation Requirements        
  • Ability to perform physical, personnel and administrative security responsibilities for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) operations        
  • Ability to complete the following:
    • Develop, review, coordinate, and execute Program Security documents to include: Fixed Facility Checklist (FFC), Standard Operating Procedures, Emergency Action Plans (EAPs), Self-Inspections, and Co-Use Agreements
    • Operate and maintain a document control system and conduct annual inventories
    • Review and evaluate security locking mechanisms, Access Control systems (ACS), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), and TEMPEST countermeasures
  • Knowledge/experience to manage a Communications Security (COMSEC) account
  • Knowledge/experience required of an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
  • Experience in Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) mitigated environments by:
    • Ensuring the Facility’s officers, directors, and employees comply with the provisions of the FOCI mitigation agreement
    • Serving as primary point of contact between the DCSA Industrial Security Representative/DCSA FOCI Mitigation Branch and the company's team
    • Assisting the Government Security Committee (GSC) in the development and implementation of the Electronic Communication Plan (ECP), Affiliate Operations Plan (AOP), Technology Control Plan (TCP), and Visitation Procedures
    • Ensuring the Affiliated Services being provided between the FOCI Company and the Affiliates have been approved in advance by the GSC and DCSA
  • Possesses strong written/verbal communication skills      
  • Ability to interact with C-suite level personnel
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g.,MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint)

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops, implements, and administers security plans, programs, and policies for the program/project personnel and facilities; manages 32 CFR Part 117, DoDM 5105 series, and ICD-related Program Security requirements to include physical, information, and personnel matters
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the DCSA FOCI mitigation agreement;serves as principal advisor to the GSC, and maintains day-to-day oversight to ensure all Affiliated Services, Facility Location Plans, Technology Control Plans, Electronic Communication Plans, and Visitation Procedures are fully implemented and effectively mitigate FOCI
  • Assists the Chairman of the GSC with preparation of materials, development of the agenda, and presentation of reports for the quarterly GSC meeting
  • Performs all Personnel Security activities/processes to assist in obtaining and maintaining individual security clearances, and accesses and maintains personnel security databases
  • Conducts inquiries for security incidents; investigates and reports security violations;writes and maintains incident reports; and ensures compliance with government and company regulations/requirements
  • Develops, implements, and administers a security education program to include employee security in-briefings, debriefings, refresher briefings, annual security awareness training and OPSEC program requirements; performs indoctrination briefings for newly assigned personnel to SCI programs
  • Coordinates with outside enforcement authorities (DCSA, FBI, etc.) for periodic educational briefings on latest security threats to our industry
  • Performs all required functions for proper personnel badging and/or CAC access at work locations
  • Supports day-to-day physical security of building-controlled areas/classified activities
  • Manages access control system (ACS) and Intrusion Detection System (IDS) to include badging, training of newly assigned personnel, alarm responses, and ensures maintenance/certification of alarm systems
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive security Standard Operating Procedures outlining security policies and guidance for conducting collateral and SCI activities within geographically separated facilities
  • Participates in compliance assessment reviews and performs self-inspections to ensure compliance with government and company regulations/requirements; identifies deficiencies and recommends corrective actions, as required
  • Receives and reviews DD254’s issued to the company and coordinates internally and with appropriate government customers and prime contractors as necessary to ensure implementation of security requirements
  • Interacts with the company's Contracts and Procurement offices to ensure compliance with all prime and subcontractors security requirements, including the completion and tracking of all DD254s
  • Prepares, reviews, and issues DD254’s for subcontractors as necessary; manages subcontractors to ensure security compliance with government regulations/requirements
  • Manages the company's COMSEC Program, and ensures maintenance and accountability of COMSEC material
  • Coordinates with ISSM and ISSO to ensure security policies and procedures follow company, government, and customer’s requirements
  • Serves as the Insider Threat Program Senior Official (ITPSO) and establishes and executes the insider threat program
Company Description
Our client (the hiring entity) is an established and highly successful company that brings leading edge SATCOM technologies and advancements to their DOD/IC and other USG/Federal customers to help them realize their future mission goals and meet sustainability requirements.

Reston Technology Center

Why Work Here?
Our client (the hiring entity), a highly successful corp, brings leading edge Geospatial technologies & services to their DOD/IC/US clients.

Our client (the hiring entity) is an established and highly successful company that brings leading edge Geospatial & Geosystem technologies & advancements to their DOD/IC & other USG/Federal customers to help them realize their tactical & strategic goals.

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