Entry Level Industrial Security Specialist/Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) - Job ID 10423

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is seeking applicants for an entry level Contract Program Security Officer to support classified contracts awarded to SDL as well as provide support to current programs.

The Space Dynamics Laboratory, a University Affiliated Research Center, has been developing innovative technologies and solutions for cutting-edge DoD and intelligence programs for almost six decades. Our expertise is in space and airborne IR, VIS, UV, and RF sensors, small satellite technologies, test and calibration, cybersecurity, data visualization and assurance, and ground stations.


· Writing and updating security plans; SOPs, CONOPS, security protection plans, and transportation plans under the direction of the Security Manager

· Work directly with customers, prepare security clearance requests, submit external visit requests, process incoming visit requests, and other duties as assigned by the Security Manager or Manager of assigned programs

· Work with assigned program team to support program missions/goals

· Perform Security audits/inspections to ensure compliance with government regulations, report all findings and corrective actions to SDL Leadership team

Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree

· Must have an active Security Clearance with in scope background investigation (a current Top-Secret Clearance with Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) is preferred)

· Knowledgeable and familiar with computers and basic software programs (ex. Microsoft Office)

· Customer orientated and able to work well with others in a team environment

· Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

· Able to assume accountability for assignments

· Self starter

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience writing Security processes and procedures

· Knowledge of ICD 705, NISPOM, and 5205.07 DoD regulations

· Comfortable presenting security training to employees

· Able to work extended hours as required

SDL Benefits:

At SDL, we take pride in and highly value our employees. SDL offers competitive salaries and a fantastic benefits package, including:

· Flexible work schedules

· Generous annual, sick, and holiday paid leave

· A variety of inexpensive-premium, high-quality health, dental, vision, and life insurance options

· Generous employer retirement contribution (Up to 14.2% of annual gross earnings)

· Discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents

· Access to USU facilities and USU staff privileges

Instructions to applicants:

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Cover Letter

2) Resume

Once you’ve completed the initial application, you will receive an e-mail requesting you to complete a video digital interview. For more information, please visit: https://hirevue.secure.force.com/E2Candidate/?lang=en_US

Please contact us if you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of applying.


*Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer