Senior Security Officer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: RQ89188

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are seeking a Senior Security Officer to join our team to provide multi-disciplined security support to ensure mission success through analysis and management of the security program at one of our Chesapeake, VA locations. As a senior security officer supporting the Department of Defense (DOD), you will be trusted to support a variety of Naval contracts and build key relationships with your government counterparts. At GDIT, people are our differentiator.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Building relationships with the internal GDIT security organization as well as relevant government security personnel.

  • Administering and coordinating facility security activities for a DOD industrial facility to ensure compliance with government regulations and company policies and procedures.

  • Providing security relevant guidance to managers and employees regarding security regulations and procedures.

  • Provide 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.

  • Conducting security related training and briefings commensurate with the program requirements and work performed.

  • Assisting employees with security clearance requirements, physical security support, and government installation access.

  • Investigating security violations to determine corrective action recommendations.

  • Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

  • 5-8 years of related experience in facility or industrial security administration, preferably in the government contracting industry.

  • Competency in using automated systems, both internal and government, and building relevant reports, as needed.

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.