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Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)

Full Time


Binghamton NY 13904 USA

Posted 06/18/2024

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Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers’ training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun! 


The selected candidate will serve as the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) in Binghamton, NY. This individual will ensure daily security compliance tasks are conducted IAW USG instructions and policy.  The candidate will work closely with the Customer, Security Management, and assigned Program staff, ensuring all aspects of Collateral and  Special Programs security needs are met.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure security policies and procedures comply with Government standards
  • Provide security guidance regarding program operations
  • Ensure compliance with applicable government and company regulations
  • Develop, obtain approval for, and implement security policies and procedures specific to the program
  • Provide viable solutions to the program's security challenges
  • Administer security indoctrinations and debriefings
  • Conduct security reviews / self-inspections
  • Manage the administrative work: personnel processing, visitor control, conducting program related investigations, and resolving other related Security issues
  • Provide classification guidance to employees, develop, and provide security education and awareness training, conduct security briefings and program indoctrinations/debriefings, and conduct security incident investigations
  • Support other security disciplines to include personnel security, physical security, cybersecurity, Communication Security (COMSEC), document control, and visitor control.
  • Respond after-hours to area alarms.
  • Perform initial program access eligibility determinations and generate PARs
  • Conduct internal self-inspections and participate in Staff Assistance Visits and Customer Security Compliance Inspections and Assessments
  • Maintain classified material accountability records to include inventory lists, receipt and transmittal records and final disposition documentation
  • Possess a working knowledge related to the preparation and maintenance of prime and subcontract DD 254s
  • Ensure all classified materials are marked and controlled in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Review operational requirements and system specification documents to ensure applicable security requirements are addressed and incorporated into security processes
  • Respond to walk-in customers and perform ad hoc security services
  • Make all required reports to DCSA/USG Customers and ensure program/Security management is included in reportable actions. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience is required
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and administering 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM) and DoDM 5205.07 V 1-4
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and administering Intelligence Community Directives is desired
  • Must be well organized, willing to work in a team environment, be able to prioritize tasking, and perform in a multi-tasked and dynamic environment
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, written, and verbal communications are a must
  • Willing to work extended hours, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment in a variety of program areas
  • Willing to travel on company business 10-25%
  • Completion of FSO Curriculum for Possessing Facility courses accomplished with 6 months of hire.
  • Completion of SAP Orientation, SAP Mid-level Course (CDSE) preferred
  • Working knowledge of JADE and DISS required
  • Working knowledge of Scattered Castles and CV2 are preferred
  • Familiarity of cyber security, specifically Risk Management Framework (RMF), JSIG, DoDM 5205.07 V 1-4, and ICDs 704-705
  • Ability to perform COMSEC duties, including inventory support
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role. 

Security Responsibilities

  • Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. 
  • Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form.
  • Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know.
  • Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. 
  • All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.
  •  Incumbent must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD Personnel Security Clearance. 

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • This is not a remote position. 

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Ability to climb a ladder
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds 


  • Ability to participate in IPT meetings and support activities
  • Ability to clearly communicate program status, issues, risks, opportunities, and plans
  • Ability to communicate with program personnel/management
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback, recognizing blind spots and working collaboratively to maintain a positive, collaborative, and effective team environment.

Preferred Skills 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of JSIG, DoDM 5205.07 V 1-4, and ICDs 704-705
  • Working knowledge of Scattered Castles, JADE, and DISS
  • Professional Certifications (ISP, FSO, etc.)
  • Able to reason, plan, direct and evaluate situations to make appropriate recommendations and take actions beneficial to the program and the company. 
  • Must display tact and self-discipline necessary to interface effectively with customers, vendors, all levels of management, employees, and the general public.
  • Working within a Compartmented Program environment 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.  

Salary Range: $95,000 to $105,000

The actual compensation rate is subject to the evaluation of the following factors (but not limited to): the candidate's work experience, qualifications, skills, internal equity, and market. 


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CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.


Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception. 

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team. 

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age. 

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Binghamton, NY, 13904, United States
Annual Salary 95,000.00 - 105,000.00/Yearly
Categories Safety & Security Administration
Sec Clearances Other

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Contact Name Linda Wild
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Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)

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