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Program Security Officer (Apprentice)

ManTech | Colorado Springs CO 80997 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/22/2021

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future


Job Function:  As the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)—Apprentice (CPSO-A), assists the CPSO—Journeyman (CPSO-J) responsible for program security management, day-to-day security operations, physical security standards and accreditations, personnel security and administrative security tasks for the Special Access Program section. With general supervision, processes Program Access Requests (PAR) and other personnel security actions, provides office security management, visitor control, Security Education Training and Awareness and other related clerical duties.  Establishes and maintains personnel security files for all supported personnel. Assist in monitoring and updating all security databases for tracking personnel security clearances and accesses. Prepares, send, and receive visitor certifications. Prepares, send and receive facsimiles in support of the organization’s security section. Coordinates indoctrination briefings and debriefings for SAP accesses and prepare appropriate paperwork, which includes temporary accesses for meetings, conferences, exercises and/or contingencies. When required, interface with external agencies and customers on security related matters at the direction of the CPSO-J. Purge files monthly to eliminate outdated material.  Scan material and personnel records into digital form and organize them into a computer database.  Prepare access list for working groups and conferences. Assists the CPSO-J in the preparation for, and conduct of, staff assistance visits, security reviews and inspections.  Maintains control and accountability of SAP information; track, ship, and account for SAP information which includes facsimiles; manage all couriers; control reproduction and destruction of SAP information, which includes filing and retrieving, and preventing documents and/or media from exiting the SAPF without approval. This is a developmental position, a successful candidate will enter the PSO Career Pathway, endeavoring to advance from PSO-A to PSO-J and beyond.  Education and Experience:  Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.  1 to 3 years of broad general security experience. Physical Requirements:  Sedentary Work.

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Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Job Description: Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

ManTech is currently searching for a Program Security Officer—Apprentice in support of our government customer.

This position is in support of Special Access Programs, a successful candidate must have U.S. Citizenship and an Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility. Additionally, this position is nominative; therefore, a successful applicant must apply for, and be granted, SCI and SAP access. The PSO–Apprentice is capable, with general supervision, of assisting with the development and implementation of a multi-disciplined security program for complex, major acquisition SAP efforts. Candidate must have a basic knowledge of personnel, industrial, physical, IT/IA, and information security disciplines. Strong writing ability.

The responsibilities may include:

• Assist the CPSO-J with all facets of program security management in support of SAP initiatives, to include personnel, physical, information, industrial, and SCI security.

• Assist the preparation for, and conduct of, security oversight inspections

• Ensure facility compliance with all policies and directives

• Provide SAP and SCI security guidance and oversight to defense contractors

• Assist in the development of security plans and procedures for safeguarding classified information

• Present indoctrination, debrief, and refresher training for program briefed personnel regarding obligations to protest classified information

• Coordinate tests, inspections, repairs of program facilities (including IDS/AEC)

• Attend program meetings as a designated security representative on behalf of the CPSO-J

• Provide security support at program working groups/conferences

• Assist in the preparation of CUAs, MOUs, and MOAs for resident non-MDA SAPs for review and approval; assist in the development and maintenance of SAP documentation

• Assist in the preparation of SOPs

• Ensure proper handling and marking of classified materials

• Inventory and label all existing media within facility

• Prepare documents for receiving packaging, shipping and secure transmissions

• Maintenance of DOD required office files, to include destruction program materials, secure fax operations, SAP courier duties

• Perform Program Indoctrinations and debriefings, to include. Review PARs and respective templates, create, coordinate and track all PARs within JADE

• Verify Program Access Rosters

• Assist in the management of the Security Awareness and Education program; provide support to reviews of inspection results to correlate training products and priorities

• Control visitor ingress/egress, answer phones, escort visitors; on behalf of the CPSO-J, interface with senior level government and corporate officials and their staffs

• Coordinate conference room meetings

• Perform general clerical duties as required

Position Requirements:

• Has basic knowledge of personnel, industrial, physical, IT/IA, and information security disciplines.  Has 1-3 years of broad general security experience

• Strong writing ability

• BS/BA or AAS in related field or a combination of education, training and experience beyond this baseline

• Periodic travel is required for both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Some travel may exceed 60 days per occurrence

Security Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI; SAP access approval


ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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Location Colorado Springs, CO, 80997, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI

Location Maptop

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Job Code R15021