Program Security Representative

Engility   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 393 days ago

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking a Program Security Representative (PSR) to work in Arlington, VA.


A Program Security Representative (PSR) will provide life-cycle development and protection for Research, Development, Test & Evaluation/Science & Technology (RDT&E/S&T) programs at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The PSR will work under the direction of the DARPA Program Security Officer (PSO) to apply program security requirements in such a manner that the programs can be executed in a cost-effective, schedule compliant manner, with minimum risk to information, personnel, and business continuity. PSR must possess and have successfully demonstrated technical security competence, excellent oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills, analytical skills, and the interpersonal skills necessary to determine and implement the proper and effective security policy and procedures for the protection of classified information for Collateral, SAP, or SCI efforts.


The duties of a PSR include, but are not limited to:

  • Using knowledge of the various security disciplines such as Physical Security, Personnel Security, Information System Security and Industrial Security to determine, apply, and monitor appropriate security requirements for assigned programs.
  • Research and recommend to the government PSO long and short range security strategies and tactics for new or established programs.
  • Apply a working knowledge of: Executive Order 13526, NISPOM, NISPOM Overprint, ICD series, and DCID series.
  • Support the creation, processing, coordination, and approval of Program Security documents and entering such information into applicable databases.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage security support for classified testing activities.
  • Assist in the development, review, coordination, and execution of a wide range of Program Security documentation to include:
    • Security Classification Guides for Collateral and Special Access Programs.
    • Public Affairs and Perception Management Plans.
    • Security Test Plans and Concept of Operations Plans.
    • System Security Plans.
    • Fixed Facility Checklists.
    • Technology Transfer Agreements and Program Transition Plans.
    • Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Memorandum of Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding.
    • Transportation Plans.
  • Actively support DARPA Program Security Reviews at performer locations and the DARPA Self-Inspection Program.
  • Perform OPSEC analysis and provide other OPSEC support, to include identification of critical program information (CPI), collecting and analyzing threat data, developing, and coordinating program OPSEC plans.
  • Manage the contract closeout process and participate in program closeout reviews at performer locations.
  • Attend program reviews including: Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR), Critical Design Reviews (CDR), and Integrated Product Team (IPT) reviews.

Required Qualifications

  • Active/current TS/SCI clearance is required.
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience (additional 4 years of work experience can be substituted in lieu of degree).
  • Extensive knowledge of Special Access Programs.
  • Apply working knowledge of Executive Order 13526, NISPOM, NISPOM Overprint, ICD series, DCID series, DoD 5205.7 SAP Manuals, and other applicable security policies.
  • Successfully performing as a Program Security Representative (or similar title) for one or more programs as a contract or in an organization that provides security support to a federal entity or private corporation in a classified environment.
  • Ability to constructively engage and resolve challenging situations.
  • Available to work before/after typical office hours as work may demand.
  • Independent self-starter, proactive and professional assertive.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous DoD experience strongly desired.
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