Position Description

Facility Security Officer (FSO)
Location Arlington, VA
Employment duration Full time
Security Clearance Secret Clearance Level Required
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OnPoint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapient Government Services, is a vibrant, energetic, and growing ISO-certified technology and management consulting partner that provides critical thinking, strategic analysis, and thought leadership in a collaborative environment in an enduring effort to improve performance, lower costs, and achieve results for clients. We are guided by our principles: Clarity. Action. Results—for each client engagement we work to gain clarity, move into action, and achieve results. OnPoint specializes in delivering solutions in Information Assurance, Network Operations, Project Management and Systems Development.


OnPoint has an immediate opening for a Security Manager. This position is located in Arlington, VA, and may occasionally require local-area or other CONUS travel to other corporate and client locations.

Essential Functions

  • The Security Manager is responsible for serving as the Facility Security Officer (FSO) and managing the company’s Security program. Oversee the daily workings of the Security processing team. The Security Manager serves as primary contact with our clients’ security representative(s) for the processing of clearance submissions.

  • Conduct Security briefings, as required.
  • Conduct initial security briefings, indoctrinations, and re-indoctrinations of employees.
  • Conduct ongoing security education and awareness training.
  • Oversee visitor request processing
  • Assist with the maintenance of the visitors log and contract reports.
  • Track employee travel and deliver travel briefings as require by the NISP.
  • Create and maintaining security records in accordance with DoS and DSS requirements.
  • Address questions pertaining to clearance processing and reviewing security packets for accuracy, completion and submission
  • Processing Fingerprint cards in accordance with the lasted Department of Defense (DoD) and or Department of State (DoS) guidelines.
  • Process periodic reinvestigations when required.
  • Process visit request as needed.
  • Confirm (clearance) eligibility for recruitment of potential employees.
  • Liaise with the assigned DoS representative to ensure compliance.
  • Preparation for DSS investigation and/or annual visit.
  • Preparing written reports of surveys and inspections.
  • Conduct investigation of reports of security violations and incident reports.
  • Discrete, with ability to handle and protect highly sensitive personnel/security data.
  • Manage all aspects of the company FOCI (Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence) mitigation agreement and documentation.


  • Strong and effective leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Proficient with a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project), and Outlook.
  • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, interacting with all levels of staff, clients and consultants in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure; being proactive, resourceful and efficient; and, maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, along with strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.
  • Flexibility and maturity are a must.

Work Environment

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Monday-Friday/within Core Hours of 7:30am-6pm

Some local travel may be required 

Required Education and Experience

  • 2+ years of experience as a Security Manager and/or Facility Security Officer (AFSO)
  • Minimum of 1+ years of experience in DoD security administration required.
  • 1+ years of experience in DoS clearance processing preferred.
  • Experience with E-QIP/EPSQ/JPAS/ACAVS requires active Department of Defense (DOD) SECRET Clearance minimum.
  • Knowledgeable in NISPOM, NISPOM Supplement, NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID's, and COMSEC requirements required.
  • Knowledgeable of Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) helpful.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Federal Business Development Experience 

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

  • Secret clearance required 

AAP/EEO Statement
As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnPoint is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hr@onpointcorp.com or you may call us at 703-841-5500.



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