Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)

KBR, Inc.

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Lexington Park, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)

Role and Responsibilities

The candidate will function as the Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) to multiple KBR programs supporting Navy customers. The position is in Lexington Park, Maryland.


- Act as a primary Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) for multiple programs operating under multiple contracts.

- Provide oversight of programs and staff across the enterprise at various locations, primarily Lexington Park, MD and Dallas, TX

- Implement security measures in accordance with applicable DoD Manuals 5205.07, 5105.21 and 5200.01 volumes, the NISPOM, Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG), as well as other guiding government regulations and local facility procedures, and contract’s security classification specification (DD-254)

- Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), System Security Plans (SSP), Approval to Operate (ATO), facility OPSEC plan, Fixed Facility Checklists, and appointment letters.

- Interface with Program Security Officers (PSOs)

- Identifies program issues and implements corrective actions to identified security problems as directed

- Monitor the development and execution of a Security Education, Training and Awareness (SETA) program that includes, but is not limited to; indoctrinations, briefings, foreign travel, couriers, event-driven briefings, and debriefings

- Reviews security program requirements for efficiency and standardization

- Maintain a visitor control and badging system that supports SAP and SCI visit requirements to include timely preparation, receipt, and processing of visit notifications; accurate visitor identification; preparations and destruction of visitor badges; escort uncleared visitors; and verify visitor clearance information using Customer approved databases.

- Coordinates planning and preparations of new security programs including proposal preparation

- Investigates security incidents and violations relating to classified programs and establishes the basis for possible disciplinary action

- Provides security guidance in specified field and acts as liaison with specific program customer and sponsor

- Ensures accuracy of security databases

- Provides training and development to department employees and manages resources.

- Manage and track program personnel’s security clearances and program accesses

- Perform duties as COMSEC custodian

- Perform/coordinate testing of instruction detection systems-maintain UL certificate

- Authorize, monitor/control use of classified computer systems and other classified hardware

- Perform self-inspection checklists and go through on-site inspections required by government regulations

- Maintain personnel folders.

- Manage customer reporting program (reportable/adverse info)

- Process classified visit requests and orchestrate classified visits/meetings

- Provide conference and meeting scheduling and support.

- Fulfill the duties of the Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO). Responsible for conducting inventories of controlled and accountable material.

- Candidate will maintain document control/database records to include creation, receipt, dispatch, tracking, destruction of documents and media, to include through electronic and physical transmissions in accordance with policy and facility guidelines.

- Conduct risk managed data transfers of classified information in accordance with approved policy and procedures.

- Coordinate with corporate security for personnel clearance processing; processing DISS queries and requests for visitors including verifying authorization for access.

- Utilize the Electronic Program Access Request Database (EPAR) system and submit Program Access Requests (PARs).


- A minimum of (5) years’ experience within DoD environment in either collateral or Special Access Required environments, which includes a working knowledge of DoDM 5205.07 Series, Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Joint SAP Implementation Guide requirements, and expertise in developing security related procedures, processes, and accreditation documents necessary to adhere to these requirements is required.

- Thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM supplements, overprints and other government regulations (e.g. DoDM 5205.07 Vols 1-4, DoDM 5105.21 M1, JSIG and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) standards.

- Experience with inventory control of documents using an automated document control system is required

- Experience managing a SAPF, SCIF and/or classified facilities
- Experience conducting OPSEC review of documents using security classification guides
- Experience with administrative, personnel, and operations security policies and procedures
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Effective organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated ability to work with integrated teams comprised of military, civilian, and contractor personnel
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
- Experience working in a DoD security environment

Preferred Skills

- Operational experience with DoD active duty customers
- Experience with Advanced Sensor Technologies Program Office
- Must have completed a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility within the past six (6) years or currently enrolled in the Continuous Evaluation (CE) Program

Additional Notes

Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. A Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility completed within the past six (6) years (or currently enrolled in the Continuous Evaluation (CE) Program) is required.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.