Program Security Specialist – Senior #5103


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Facilities/Physical Security
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Provides guidance and support to staff members concerning all security administrative functions such as personnel security, information, and system security, COMSEC, physical security to ensure compliance with standards. Provides administrative security support associated with the receipt, distribution, inventory, reproduction, and disposition of classified material. May act as TOP SECRET Control Officer (TSCO) for projects. Administers and maintains physical security procedures for visitor control, employee identification and safeguard of company facilities, equipment, materials, and employee property. Develops and conducts security briefings and security education programs.

  • Provides oversight for programs for the protection of classified information as well as propriety information.
  • Prepares, sends, and receives visitor certifications.
  • Investigates losses and security violations and recommends corrective actions.
  • Manages the continuing eligibility program for employees.
  • Periodically inspects the facility to ensure physical security measures.

Primary Responsibilities:  Security

Develop, implement, and maintain security programs. Tasks may include but are not limited to:  provide recommendations on personnel security policies, standards, and procedures; draft requirements and implementation guidance; assess security programs to identify and recommend ways to address gaps; prepare for security working groups and interagency forums and provide event coordination; conduct government or contractor developed training classes or learning materials and conduct technical or administrative briefing of government or contractor personnel; develop security program SOPs as required; prepare staff and sites for government security audits; conduct security reviews of acquisition packages; conduct security briefings; and process 4311 documents and support visitor requests.

Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.  Works to convince others to accept area’s view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices, and approaches.


  • Bachelor’s with 5 – 8 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience with required SAP, CAP, and SCI security procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience with information, industrial, and personnel security principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating security programs to meet mission requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to resolve problems and develop guidance documentation across a variety of circumstances and environments.
  • Familiarity with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), the National Industrial Security Operating Manuel (NISPOM), and applicable IC and DoD Directives
  • Requires BA degree and 4-8 year of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience. Final level will be determined upon the skills, education, and experience of selected candidate.
  • Minimum 5 year working with or in the IC.


GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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