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Title:  Industrial Security Program Officer


Vienna, VA, US, 22182

Requisition ID:  34429


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

The Government Security Operations (GSO) with NetApp is seeking an Industrial Security Program Officer who will have a primary role in providing day-to-day support of operations with Industrial Security programs. The role will serve as the Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) and will be responsible for working with the GSO team in administration of classified activities associated within the Netapp US Public Sector.

This position has administrative responsibilities associated with compliance to the NISPOM and Intelligence Community Directives. Expert knowledge of Personnel Security is required and the ability to navigate the Intelligence Community. Additionally, this position will ensure compliance within NetApp’s GSO by conducting internal audits as well as supporting external audits conducted by the US Government and/or other external groups or agencies as directed. The Industrial Security Program Officer will administer a variety of tasks to ensure GSO compliance with established Government requirements.

Job Requirements

Specific responsibilities include:
• Administers routine aspects of Industrial Security Programs that fall under the Intelligence Community Directives, NISPOM, and support GSO management of classified systems
• Works with the corporate Industrial Security team on a variety of security requirements
• Develops, implements, and monitors SCI security policies and procedures; ensures compliance with all aspects
• Leverages the Government Security Operations Center (GSOC) for processing VARs, investigations and other security processes.
• Establishes a network of contacts and maintains working relationships with all government agencies, partner company’s security teams and program managers
• Assists personnel in completing SF86 packages, e-QIP, and fingerprinting and coordinates with customer security representatives to process security clearances and periodic reinvestigations of employees
• Analyze and draft DD254s, interpret requirements and delivers presentations as needed
• Uses JPAS and other government sites, such as ACCS and e-FCL
• Creates reports and maintains documents and databases to accurately track candidates through the security process from initial clearance submission until they are adjudicated
• Aid in conducting self-inspections of cleared facilities in preparation for government audits, identifying deficiencies, and recommending corrective actions
• Execute new hire security briefings, exit interviews, and debriefings
• Investigates and reports security violations and incidents
• Maintains all security documentation and files in accordance with government requirements
• Assists with implementation of safeguarding, classification management, physical security, and security education for adherence to all government security collateral and SCI requirements
• Identifying current and potential problem areas as well as updating or establishing new requirements
• Identify security risks and recommending risk mitigation strategies
• Basic knowledge in NISPOM Chapter 8 and ICD 703
• Basic  knowledge in Information Assurance
• Provide oversight of secure spaces, to include alarm response within specified time limits

Job Requirements:
• Must have current TS/SCI  CI Poly and will have to pass/possess Full Polygraph clearance
• Good interpersonal communication and customer service skills are needed in order to work successfully with prospects, customers, and cross functional teams to meet performance goals
• Works with the corporate Facility Security Officer and Information Systems Managers and overall Corporate team on complex initiatives
• Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills
• Strong aptitude for identifying/learning new technologies
• Ability to be adaptive to an evolving environment
• Travel up to 20%



• 5+ years’ experience in CSSO/FSO role; ISSM/ISSO desired
• Bachelor’s degree
• ICD Contractor Special Security Officer Certification
• COMSEC Manager certification
• Facility Security Officer certification: either possess or attain
• NISPOM Chapter 8 or ICD 703 certification desired
• Knowledge of International Security is considered a plus
• Must possess experience in the U.S. Government, DoD, Intelligence, and Industrial Security management
• Thoroughly familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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