Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Functional Experts
Reston, Virginia
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ127167

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology is currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Program Security Specialist who will be able to provide support of multiple security disciplines (information, personnel, industrial, physical, computer, operations, and communications security) in support of STAC. The Contractor shall provide security support to perform full-range of Program Security requirements for the Space Threat Assessment Cell (STAC) including developing and maintaining threat baselines to serve the near-and far-term threat assessment and evaluation needs of national security space programs. Security personnel required will ensure the completion of urgent tasks associated with establishing and maintaining the security programs regarding personnel, physical, technical, information systems, and program security at the Special Access Program (SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information, and IC Controlled Access Program (CAP) security levels.

The candidate will perform; but will not be limited to; the following responsibilities:

  • Provide expert assistance in the maturation of an IC/DOD analytical component sponsored by the ODNI from its initial operating capability to full operational capability at up to four separate US Government facilities.

  • Assist government in the establishment and implementation of a comprehensive SAP/CAP-level program security program.

  • Assist the government in the preparation, accreditation, and maintenance of several SAP-approved SCIFs.

  • Serve as liaison with security components of partner organizations, both IC and DOD, on a wide range of security issues.

  • Assist in managing the establishment and implementation of a unique STAC security portfolio.

  • Assist the government in the establishment of a program security plan for STAC.

  • Advise on the proper selection, certification, accreditation, and use of all IT equipment used for processing classified material.

  • Ensure personnel processed for SAP/CAP access meet the prerequisite personnel clearance and/or investigative requirements.

  • Personnel Security oversight of Assignee paperwork; coordination and tracking with DNI/HR; liaise with selected candidates and their home Agencies/Companies.

  • Provide security liaison and support for all Logistics, Facilities, Supplies & Vendor orders, Visitor Support, Conference Coordination, IT installations and issues.

  • Develop and maintain a professional Security and Counterintelligence awareness and training program. Arrange for CI surveys and briefings from various US Government experts.

  • Provide guidance, direction, and interpretation of the personnel security program.

  • Coordinate, implement, educate, and enforce the STAC Classification Guide.

  • Assist with a visitor control program, within parameters of building owner and SAP/CAP management security requirements.

  • Prepare comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to implement security policies and requirements.

  • Conduct security reviews and participate in audits from outside security inspectors.

  • Provide technical guidance and direction during new or modified facility construction.

  • Provide guidance to management and analysts on matters pertaining to program security.


  • Position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

  • 15 or more years of experience in Comprehensive Program Security Management.

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to review, independently analyze, and resolve difficult and complex security problems; apply policy direction to contractors and government/military officials, and develop guidance for applying security policy, procedures, techniques, equipment, and methods to a variety of work situations and various levels or degrees of security controls.

  • Knowledge of information, industrial, and personnel security concepts, principles, and practices to plan and implement security programs in these areas.

  • Knowledge of required security special access program (SAP) and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) security procedures.

  • Skill in developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements and improve the security program for the STAC.


  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

  • A culture of mobility to foster your career growth goals

  • Education and training opportunities

  • Opportunity Owned

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