Security Specialist/CPSO Specialist -Top Secret clearance

Springfield, VA
Security Team /
Full Time /
Riptide Technology is hiring a Security Specialist - Top Secret clearance in the Springfield, Virginia location and this position is required to be onsite. 

This position requires an active DoD TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

The Security Specialist assist the Security Support Lead in the execution of all security related functions. The Security Specialist will be responsible for functions related to the following security areas: physical security, industrial security, information security, personnel security, and cyber security. The Security Specialist will possess knowledge on collateral, SCI, and SAP security regulations.


    • The Security Specialist must have experience in solving DoD and DoN security problems.
    • Shall have demonstrated experience in managing special access programs, insider threat programs, and security education/training awareness programs.
    • The Security Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative security support.
    • The Security Specialist will be responsible for tracking memoranda of agreements, transition plans, co-utilization agreements, classifications guides, and other security documentation as required.
    • The Security Specialist will assist in conducting facility security self-reviews annually and providing corrective action plans as necessary.
    • The Security Specialist will establish and maintain an electronic database for all program facilities and personnel.
    • Subject matter expertise is highly desired in the use of the Security Information Management Systems (SIMS) software application.

Required Qualifications:

    • Shall have 2 or more years of security specialist experience.
    • Shall have 2 or more years of experience using Microsoft Office application suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project).
    • The position requires to be onsite due to the classified nature/location of the program.

Security Clearance Requirements:

    • This position will require U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD TS/SCI clearance. This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Desired Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC).
$115,000 - $140,000 a year
6 weeks PTO; Immediately fully vested 401k, Company contribution equal to 9% of salary; Paid training;  100% Company paid Dental and Vision, Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.