GEOST seeks a Security Director with experience working in a classified environment to lead our security and cybersecurity teams. A successful candidate will have previous experience working with both IC and DoD customers and will oversee all security functions for our company.
GEOST is a small business founded in 2004 with our main office on the northwest side of Tucson, AZ and other offices in Reston, VA. GEOST specializes in active and passive optical remote-sensing and provides expertise in all phases of project development for electro-optics and sensors.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve as a subject matter expert on security related activities and clearly articulate and disseminate this knowledge.
- Manage multiple collateral, IC, and SAP programs.
- Oversee the cybersecurity program and manage information security policies and processes throughout the company.
- Develop and administer security programs and procedures for classified and proprietary materials, documents, and equipment.
- Investigate security incidents, prepare incident reports, and identify mitigating and corrective actions.
- Assess and mitigate system security threats and risk.
- Work closely with IT to achieve and maintain compliance of classified information systems.
- Implement multi-disciplined security program, including, but not limited to, access control, personnel security, physical security, and OPSEC.
- Receive, create, review, and interpret security classification guidance of DD-254 forms.
- Conduct internal security audits and assist in the performance of external security audits.
- Create, maintain, and leverage working relationships with internal and external customers.
- Establish procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records, and for granting access for employees and visitors to restricted records, materials, and program areas.
- Perform security briefings and maintain strong security training, education, and awareness program.
- Interface professionally with company management, Government and other business customers, subcontractors, and other visitors.
- Active U.S. Government Security Clearance (current SSBI).
- Associate degree or high school diploma with a minimum of ten years of relevant experience.
- Experience with NISPOM, IC directives, and related security policies and procedures.
- Current and working knowledge of the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.
- Familiarity with U.S. Government systems of recording, including DISS.
- Counterintelligence, insider threat, and OPSEC program experience.
- Self-motivated and able to perform tasks with minimal oversight.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Sound problem-solving skills.
- High degree of professionalism and attention to detail.