Senior Security Officer (Top Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ88092

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Senior Security Officer joining our team to support client activities at our Chantilly, Virginia office.

**Until COVID restrictions are fully lifted, this role will partially on-site, with flexible hours. Once restrictions are lifted, this role will be fully on-site.**

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Security Officer supporting special programs, you will be trusted to provide multi-disciplined security support for Special Access Programs and ensure mission success through analysis and management of the security program. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Engagement with the Defense Security team and program leadership within the Program Management Office
  • Manage and execute all aspects of the Personnel Security program in compliance with program specific guidelines
  • Ensure strict adherence to the provisions of the NISPOM, its Supplement, DCID, ICD, and SAP policies and procedures
  • Assist in developing and executing approved policies and procedures for safeguarding Special Access Program (SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and collateral data in support of program and client mission objectives
  • 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
  • Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience, plus five (5) years minimum related experience in facility or industrial security administration, preferably in the government contracting industry; OR nine (9) years related experience in lieu of the degree;
  • Comsec Certification and/or operational knowledge of loading and updating equipment;
  • Must possess an active Top Secret clearance;
  • Proficient in the use of government maintained security systems such as DISS, NISS, eMASS, etc.


  • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) and/or Special Program Security Certification (SPSC) preferred


  • This opportunity offers direct engagement and support to a national mission and unique security challenges of Special Access Programs.
  • Allows the right individual the opportunity to develop and refine Security Risk Management and Mitigation skills.
  • Fosters participation and engagement within a multi-disciplined and complex organization through daily operations and briefing/training opportunities.

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.