The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is seeking applicants for a Security Specialist to provide program assistance to the Security Manager. The Security Specialist will support new classified contracts awarded to SDL as well as provide support to current programs in the role of a Contract Program Security Officer (CPSO). Duties include writing and updating security plans; SOPs, CONOPS, security protection plans, and transportation plans. The successful candidate will also work directly with customers, prepare security clearance requests, submit external visit requests, process incoming visit requests and other duties as assigned.
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.
SDL Benefits: SDL offers competitive salaries and unique benefits, among which include a variety of inexpensive-premium, quality health insurance options; automatic employer retirement contributions, up to 14.2% of base salary; flexible work schedules; generous annual and sick leave; and discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents. At SDL, we take pride in and highly value our employees. Please contact us if you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of applying.
Minimum five years security experience as CPSO
Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with in scope background investigation (a current Top-Secret Clearance with Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and Sensitive Compartmented Information Clearance (SCI)is preferred)
Knowledge and experience working with ICD, NISPOM, 5205.07 DoD regulations and other government requirements as specified
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
Comfortable developing and presenting training to employees
Able to work extended hours as needed.
Internal Number: 10177
About Space Dynamics Laboratory
As a nonprofit unit of the Utah State University Research Foundation, Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry for six decades.
SDL works with the Department of Defense and industry in defending and protecting our nation as well as supporting NASA’s vision to “reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.”
SDL’s solutions include improved data gathering and analysis tools for all branches of the military and powerful remote and in situ sensing solutions—with an emphasis in electro-optical sensing in the near UV to far IR.