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

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

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Radiant Solutions is looking for a Facility Security Officer (FSO) / Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO)  to join our team at our Gaithersburg, MD location.


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Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit


Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  



Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI clearance with an in-scope polygraph.





The dual role Facility Security Officer (FSO) and Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) at Radiant Solutions is responsible to direct security measures necessary for the implementation of the company’s Security Procedure Manual in accordance with provisions of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and the company’s government contracts. The FSO in coordination with security teams within the MFO and corporate family supports security operations and initiatives and is an active participant in the security management of the family of cleared facilities. The FSO must communicate effectively to provide; status updates, guidance to leadership, program managers and teammates, and to security team members.


  • Responsible to develop and administer security programs and procedures for the handling of classified and proprietary materials, documents, and equipment in an SCI environment
  • Responsible to maintain relationships and interact with Defense Security Service (DSS) industrial security representatives and IC security officer partners for daily operations and assessments, inspections, reviews, or investigations
  • Assists in proposal writing and arrange as needed co-utilization agreements for continuing or upcoming operations
  • Respond to alarms within allotted timelines, investigate security violations, prepare incident reports in coordination with managers and prepare reports as may be required
  • Provide assistance to the visitor control program for meetings/conferences
  • Possess knowledge of IC community security functions
  • Perform daily security requirements and execute deliverables to internal Radiant Solutions staff
  • Prepares, submits, monitors, and updates computer tracking systems concerning appropriate investigation material to support the company’s Insider Threat program
  • Occasional travel may be required


  • Top Secret Clearance with favorable SSBI completed within the past five years
  • 7-10 years of security experience with the majority as an FSO and CSSO of an SCI possessing facility
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred
  • DSS CDSE FSO for Possessing Facilities Certificate of Completion
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite of Software
  • Well versed in the NISPOM and Intelligence Community Directives
  • Experience with JPAS, e-QIP, eFCL, SWFT, SIMS, and ISFD
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

 To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI clearance with an in-scope polygraph.