SAPCO Security Compliance Team Specialist

2 weeks ago
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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 SAPCO Security Compliance Team Specialist to work in Arlington, VA.


A SAPCO Security Compliance Team Specialist 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 Compliance Specialist will work under the DARPA SAPCO and Industrial Security Program to apply program security requirements with minimum risk to information, personnel, and business continuity. The Compliance Specialist 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 Compliance Specialist will:

  • Develop, manage, and execute the SAPCO Security Compliance Review process for those facilities carved out from DSS cognizance.
  • Conduct security compliance inspections of the National Industrial Base (NIB), which includes travel to various classified facilities across the CONUS.
  • Write reports and coordinate Corrective Action Plans with industry performers and the respective DARPA PSO and PSRs.
  • Prepare and distribute compliance review reports (SAP Format 19) to the MSO/SID government lead for approval.
  • Leverage DARPA Facility and Security Tracking System (DFASTs) to maintain insight and oversight of defense industry base performers requiring security compliance reviews.
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding all program security disciplines.
  • Present a professional image in dress and appearance while also possessing articulate oral communication skills; comfortable with engaging, dissecting, supporting, and discussing the context of Security Compliance findings, deviations, and observations with senior contractor and government management personnel.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience OR an Associate’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Have experience conducting Industrial Security / Information Security program assessments IAW the NISPOM, JAFAN, DoD 5205.07 SAP Manuals, and/or the DoD 5200.01 Information Security Volumes 1-4. Must also have a working knowledge and understanding of the DoD 5205.07 Volume 1 Enclosure 9 “SAP Compliance Inspections.”
  • Have a clear and articulate understanding of risk management as it applies to security compliance reviews and experience in applying risk management principles and justification to security compliance overall ratings, as well as security discipline findings, deviations, and observations.


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