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ManTech Program Security Officer 3 (PSO 3) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Program Security Officer 3 (PSO 3) to join our team in the Colorado Springs, CO area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Develops applicable security documents for SAPs (Program. Security Plans, Classification Guides, OPSEC Plans, Exposure Management Plans, Transition Plans, Security Education and training products. Ensures SAPs comply with security requirements (National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual & Overprint, DOD Directives Instructions and Regulations, Director Central Intelligence Directives).

Processes requests for nicknames and code words. Conducts program security office functions for sensitive DOD studies and standing committees. Establishes and maintains a database of Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs). Acts as the point of contact for the establishment and modification of SAPFs within OUSD(I&S). Coordinates with Defense Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency on SAPFs. Drafts and coordinates Co-Utilization agreements for facilities. Establishes procedures for the accreditation of AIS systems used to process SAP data. Coordinates with appropriate agencies on the approval of these systems. Maintains a database of AIS systems within OUSD(I&S) that are accredited to process SAP information.

The Program Security Officer will assist in providing general security support for a multi-disciplined and complex organization under the supervision of the program security manager. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide input regarding security requirements and controls for systems where information is processed, stored, or transmitted to the Information System Owner.

  • Implement personnel security requirements under JAFAN 6/4 and prepare DD 254's as needed.

  • Coordinate and prepare Security Engineering Service Requests per the Customers instruction.

  • Understand and comprehend JAFAN 6/4 personnel security requirements; process program access requests (PARs); execute program indoctrination agreements (PIAs); review of SF86s, JPAS, DCII and other customer vetting processes to ensure individuals meets program eligibility requirements.

  • Provide assistance to defense contractors on personnel security related issues; perform debriefs, courier briefs; and review program related information for proper markings in accordance with Executive Order 13526.

  • Other assigned duties as necessary to ensure excellent customer service and mission success

Position Requirements:

  • HS Diploma and 15 years relevant experience or Bachelor's Degree and 8 years relevant experience, Master's Degree and 5 years, or Associates and 12 years experience.

  • Must have Program Protection experience, OPSEC and thorough knowledge of acquisition.

  • Exposure reviewing and approving SSRDB, NAAP, badge requests.

  • Familiarity with ICD 503 & 705 process.

  • Knowledge of Risk Management implementation standards.

  • Understand how to ensure that the SSP, POA&M and all other security documents are prepared.

  • Previous experience verifying the responsibilities of the ISSM/ISSO/ISSE are performed.

  • Experience performing Contractor Company PSO Oversight.

  • Ability to implement Government security requirements for Government and Industry facilities accreditation and information systems certification and accreditation.

  • IA or A&A experience is desired.

  • NRO experience is highly desired.

  • Capable of developing and implementing a specific security task or specialty in support of a SCIF environment.

  • Ability to operate in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Security Requirements: Must possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Physical requirements:

Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time

Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer


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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