IT Security Officer / 56184
IT / Technical
UticaNY Direct Hire $60,000.00 - $100,000.00


We are seeking an IT Security Officer in the Utica, NY area.  As the IT Security Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring the secure operations for small, established research-oriented engineering firm. In this role you will help maintain security programs for active contracts and awarded contracts, and security related issues.

This company is a small, growing employee-owned company committed to advancing the quality of life for its employees.  They offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Key duties will include:

  • Processing of federal security clearances, record maintenance, understanding all intelligence community and DoD security requirements, along with safeguarding
  • This position requires independent judgment and confidentiality
  • Daily duties will include conducting new employee briefings, exit interviews and debriefings, investigating and reporting security violations, incident reports, and coordination of periodic re-investigations and preparation of DD254 forms for subcontractors
  • Coordinate with the IT team to prevent, analyze and resolve problems associated with infrastructure, hardware, and software applications across multiple offices

Background Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously
  • US citizenship is required, as well as the ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain Security+ certification.
  • Familiarity with NISPOM requirements and with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) under the NISPOM and ICD 503, is a plus

To be considered, please submit your resume to

CPS Recruitment is an EOE