Facility Security Officer / Program Security Officer

Oakton, VIRGINIA | 8 months
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Bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Active TS//SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Facility Security Officer and Program Security Officer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


Coordinates and participates in the administration and coordination of one or more security programs/activities to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures
Prepares and submits routine documentation to immediate supervision
Identifies program issues and implements corrective actions to identified security problems as directed
Conducts security briefings and maintains security education programs
Attends Strategic Business Unit Program Forums to identify upcoming projects
Reviews security program requirements for efficiency and standardization
Adapts or modifies standard security methods
Participates in preparation of security proposals
Communicates results of security endeavors in both verbal and written form
Participates in planning and preparations of new security programs
Acts independently, guided only by very broad company policies and objectives
Partners with various government agencies to ensure corporation is compliant with directives and regulations and obtains rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations
Organizes, coordinates, executes, and interprets required security procedures to achieve stated security goals
Monitors company compliance in specialized field
Coordinates planning and preparations of new security programs including proposal preparation
Investigates security incidents and violations relating to classified programs and establishes the basis for possible disciplinary action
Implements corrective actions to identified problems
Interprets program requirements and applies them consistently across diverse situations
Provides security guidance in specified field and acts as liaison with specific program customer and sponsor Administers program contractual security requirements
Ensures accuracy of security databases
Provides training and development to department employees and manages resources
Broad view and understanding of security principles
Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
Proficient knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), National Security Agency (NSA) Communications Security (COMSEC) 90-1 Manual, and program specific Program Security Directives (PSD)
Proficient ability to provide leadership using functional knowledge and interpersonal skills
Proficient ability to comprehend and comply with detailed procedures and interpersonal skills, which enable successful interface with clients, program customers and program sponsors
Proficient knowledge of all security policies and procedures and ability to interpret security requirements and apply them consistently across diverse situations
Excellent customer service skills and ability to work independently and ability to prioritize, schedule and complete multiple tasks
Proficient ability to display appropriate discretion and judgment
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Personnel Security Clearance up to and including the final Top Secret level, and required program access with completion of a successful polygraph, as applicable
Demonstrates proficient competence in one or more specialized areas of security


Current NCMS Industrial Security Professional® (ISP®) Certification

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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