Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO)

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In this position, you will play a critical role in conducting security operations at Esri`s DC Regional Office in accordance with 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD series), and other government contract requirements and regulations. You will provide day to day security administration and management, lead self-inspections and Government assessments, help guide employees and assure compliance with all government and company security regulations. This position will communicate and collaborate daily with US government counterparts, Esri management and program personnel, and work closely with other industrial security team members in a collaborative environment.

At Esri, we are committed to our customers and their success. It is a place for you to do your best work and partner with our customers and staff amid a supportive culture that encourages creativity, collaboration, and passion.


  • Administer day-to-day security operations of the Industrial Security program with support from Corporate management, implementing a security program that enables the business while complying with Government regulations
  • As an FSO/CSSO, support both collateral level DoD programs and special access programs for various Government agencies
  • Work closely with Corporate management to make critical security decisions that will prevent unauthorized access to company and government facilities and information
  • Conduct security self-inspections, apply risk mitigation methodologies, support government customer assessments, and implement security measures to meet requirements
  • Develop, maintain, and update company policies and procedures according to 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM), DD254s, and contract requirements
  • Maintain facility clearance status in NISS and work with DCSA on required program and personnel documentation (KMP, self-inspections, SEAD 3 Reporting, etc.)
  • Manage Physical Security of multiple local facilities in compliance with DCSA and ICD 705 requirements
  • Assist with the Personnel Security program and administer security clearances/access processes for new/existing employees, subcontractors, and consultants


  • 8+ years of professional experience in a similar position, supporting similar responsibilities
  • Professional experience conducting special access and industrial security operations for the US DoD or US Intelligence Community
  • Experience as a certified FSO
  • Professional experience as a CSSO or CPSO
  • Thorough working knowledge of the NISPOM, ICDs, associated Executive Orders, and Security Executive Agent Directives (SEADs)
  • Significant experience with the DISS/NBIS, NISS, SWFT, eQIP/eAPP
  • Knowledge of OPSEC procedures and application of OPSEC to Sensitive Government information (FOUO, CUI)
  • Possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and current polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Information Systems or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Relevant professional memberships (NCMS, ISWG, etc.)
  • Experience with ICD 503 Risk Management Framework process
  • Master`s Degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Information Systems or related field



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$78,520-$131,040 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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