Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)


Job Description
The position requires a self-motivated candidate that is capable of working in an independent or team environment with minimal direction. The CPSO must possess the confidence to make critical security decisions concerning high value contracts and must be able to implement security procedures that will prevent unauthorized access to company and government facilities or information.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Administering and coordinating security activities in accordance with company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with National Policy.
  • Establish and maintain liaison with government agencies, external customers, contractors' employees, and managers to ensure compliance with National Policy.
  • Administer day-to-day security programs, personnel processing, program reviews, document control system, audits & self-inspections, violation investigations & reports, receipt/dispatch/destruction/mail logs, visit certs, etc .
  • Perform physical, personnel and administrative security responsibilities for multiple SCIFs, which often calls for requests to government security representatives regarding accreditations, personnel actions, AIS transmissions and working with other government facility sponsors to draft co-use agreements and MOUs/MOAs for shared space .
  • Maintain PERSEC records in accordance with Company and Customer Policy
  • Maintain receipt and dispatch, document control, personnel records, and combination records.
  • Investigate and review security violations, preparing reports, and recommending specific preventive and corrective action to be taken.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
The candidate will be required to apply risk mitigation methodologies, support customer assessments, and implement security measures.

Candidates must have thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM supplements, overprints and other government regulations, e.g. DoDM 5205.07 Vols 1-4, DoDM 5105.21 M1, as well the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Industry certifications and professional association membership

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.