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Faculty Security Officer (FSO)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Location: US-UT-Salt Lake City
Category: Security

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE-This is NOT a Security Guard position. This position is responsible for the overall facility security program including processing new hire clearance requests and re-investigations through DISS. Qualified Applicants must have an ACTIVE DoD Security Clearance.

Progeny Systems is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, computer-vision solutions, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.

The key to Progeny Systems Corporation's soaring success is our ability to attract and retain truly exceptional and talented individuals. We are proud of our work environment which fosters individual thinking and rewards achievement through merit-based incentives. We support a flexible work-life balance that today's highly-skilled candidates are seeking.

Progeny Employees achieve their goals through programs and mentoring that are not often found in other companies. We know that innovative ideas are generated in the right company culture.

At Progeny you'll see employees who prefer the energy of working with a team and you'll see those who favor independence. Together, we deliver ideas that go beyond the traditional.

The Facility Security Officer (FSO) will be responsible for NISPOM (National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual compliance at the Salt Lake City, UT facility. In addition to NISP compliance, the FSO will also function in an additional role overseeing the security administration of programs with special customer requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the overall facility security program, including the following duties:

Process new hire clearance requests and re-investigations through DISS.

Receive, transfer, control and ship all classified material for the facility.

Provide employees with security awareness education and training as required by the NISPOM and Corporate.

Process all visit requests, both incoming and outgoing for the facility.

Meet and escort visitors at the facility.

For visitors who perform maintenance at the facility, coordinate schedules and appointments with project managers so as not to interrupt work in progress

Maintain security related policies & procedures for the facility.

Ensure NISP, corporate, and government compliance.

Maintain and issue company badge access cards for the facility.

Prepare summaries of security incidents, violations, suspicious contacts, and any other adverse information for local and corporate management review.

Collaborate closely with ISSM to ensure RMF compliance with Accredited Information Systems.

Respond to intrusion alarms as necessary.

Support DCSA Security Reviews and visits and implements any required corrective actions.

Maintain facility and personnel information in DISS and NISS.

Work with Corporate HR to in/out process employees.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication and time management skills, and ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel.

Must have a solid understanding of industrial security and NISPOM requirements and be familiar with working in a government contractor environment.

Prior experience in an engineering environment strongly preferred.

FSO Certifications strongly preferred.

COMSEC knowledge with Policy Manual 3-16 and COMSEC trained a plus

SIMS experience a plus


Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Business or a related field required.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years prior FSO experience and excellent customer service skills.

This position requires the applicant to hold and maintain an ACTIVE DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:

Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Posted: 2022-05-07 Expires: 2022-06-07

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