Senior Program Security Manager

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Reston, VA, United States


Full Time

8 days ago

Job description

Please review the job details below.

Our team is looking to add a Senior Program Security Manager to support a fast-paced, mission critical Special Access Program.  

Life with Maxar


We’re supporting a customer who has a fast-paced and exciting mission that is focused on technology development within the intelligence community. The Senior Program Security Officer will be on-site with this customer, providing security expertise to the division leadership, project leads, and their staff. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, self-motivated, and passionate about their work!


We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help your team make consistent progress.

Day-to-Day with your Colleagues:

  • You will sit on-site with your colleagues who also support this customer.
  • You will train security team members on all aspects of security for this SAP.
  • You will be an integral part of the leadership team that supports this customer, managing a team of individuals that support multiple facets of the program.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to shape processes to elevate this highly regarded and respected SAP security team. 
  • You will provide expertise and guidance to new security team members, office leadership and staff on how to properly handle all aspects of SAP security.
  • You will be the all-encompassing security expert! You will help with tasks such:
    • Validating candidate nominations, collecting information, implementing processes and reviewing documentation to support program access.
    • Experience within the Special Access Program Nomination Process (SAPNP).
    • Managing control procedures and badge access for accredited spaces.
    • Overseeing reporting and processing of foreign travel, foreign contacts, foreign associates and adverse financial matters.
    • Assessing and advising customer and contractor sites on physical security requirements for Special Access Program Facility (SAPF) accreditation.
    • Authoring, reviewing and coordinating approvals for SAP Security Classification Guides.
    • Investigating, processing and providing guidance to personnel for security infractions and incidents.
    • Conducting classification reviews and providing guidance for SAP data and materials.
    • Ensuring proper handling and accountability of classified documents and materials.
    • Conducting functional area Staff Assistance visits (SAVs) for and advising mission partners and contracts to ensure all-encompassing SAP security policy compliance.
    • Providing feedback to Government on tools and resources needed to ensure compliance with current security policies and procedures.
    • Providing security education and training to briefed program personnel.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Active/current TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain a CI polygraph.
  • 5 years of experience as a security manager for the IC / DOD.
  • Experience working with JPAS, Scattered Castles and other clearance eligibility tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience managing a team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience providing all-encompassing security oversight in a Special Access Program.
  • Experience as a Facility Security Officer (FSO).
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification.
  • Extensive experience incorporating all Intelligence Community Directives, Department of Defense Directives and Manuals and governing Special Access Programs and National Industrial Security Program requirements.

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$116,000.00 - $192,000.00 annually.


Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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