Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Louisville, CO, United States


Arcfield was purpose-built to defend against the near-peer threat through innovations in systems engineering and integration, modeling, simulation and analysis, space and launch support, cybersecurity and test range support.

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Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation’s most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers’ missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit arcfield.com for more details.


Who We Are

Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, L.L.C. (dba Orion Space Solutions) was born out of the vision for applying fundamental space physics knowledge to address real-world problems. Founded in 2005, and based in Louisville, Colorado, Orion Space Solutions is a leader in the “New Space” small satellite industry. We leverage our scientific and engineering expertise to develop unique solutions to address complex space physics challenges, including instrumentation, modeling capabilities, and data analytics; Orion Space Solutions turns science into data, data into knowledge. We are scientists, researchers, engineers and businesspeople dedicated to solving global problems that affect how people live, work and play on our planet and in space through applied science backed by empirical knowledge. If you want to be part of a highly collaborative team, work in an amazing environment surrounded by the best and the brightest, solving BIG problems for our planet, read on.


  • Responsible for the administration and coordination of the DOD or other industrial security programs and activities that are in compliance with government and company security policies and procedures.
  • Develops and administers security programs and procedures for classified, controlled unclassified, or proprietary materials, documents, and equipment in coordination with government agencies or the company’s guidelines. Provide prime/subcontractor security support and direction including the development and maintenance of DD254's and security guidance.
  • Administers oversite and compliance related procedures with specified national security related Closed, Restricted, and/or Open Storage Areas. Reviews and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations.
  • Obtains rulings, approvals, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies.
  • Prepares manuals that outline regulations and establishes procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records.  Assists in granting designated personnel with a need-to-know requirement, access to restricted records and materials.
  • Prepares and conducts security education classes and security audits. Investigates security violations and prepares reports specifying preventive action to be taken.
  • Performs status checks on current investigations, determines upcoming reinvestigation dates, and relays that information back to each employee or company personnel that have a need-to-know.
  • Conducts security self-inspections, physical security surveys, and threat/vulnerability assessments. Ensures maintenance of specified security clearance databases and/or document control registries’ using the SIMS database.
  • Interfaces with government customers on security related issues. Ensures that classified information entrusted to the company is properly safeguarded as outlined in federal controlling instructions. Responsible for preparation, management and interfacing with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) during audits, or otherwise as required.
  • Extensive knowledge of COMSEC procedures that include, but are not limited to, the integration of approved secure communication devices, keying material, and/or the destruction of secure communication devices.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. 



  • BS degree with 8-10 years of Security Administration experience, or a MS with 6-8 years of experience, or a PhD with 3-5 years of experience.
  • Must POSSESS and be able to maintain a TS clearance
  • A DCSA Facility Security Officer (FSO) Program Management for Processing Facilities training certification; or achieve one within 6 months of employment. 
  • In-depth working knowledge of the 32 Code of Federal Regulation Part 117, “National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual” (NISPOM).
  • Thorough knowledge of using/applying US Government online programs such as Defense Information System for Security (DISS), and National Background Investigation Services (NBIS).
  • This position is on site within the Louisville, CO area and not eligible for Remote Work status.

Equal Pay Act

This is the projected compensation range for this position. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, Arcfield invests in its employees beyond just compensation. Arcfield ’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Min: $69,685.30 Max: $167,452.73

EEO Statement


Arcfield proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active-Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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