Projects and Requirements Officer Subject Matter Expert 3 (TS/SCI) | Springfield (BMAH-CYRNV2)

Springfield, VA | Full-Time

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CSCI seeks a Project and Requirements Officer (RO) Subject Matter Expert (SME) team member who will support a major U.S. Navy customer with technical subject matter expertise. This position supports the U.S. Navy Special Access Programs Central Office (SAPCO). DoN SAPCO / N9SP Support is a government program that advances DoN interests (requirements, innovation, oversight, and fleet implementation) through subject matter experts and security professionals. The subject matter expert will work with a dynamic team and a forward-thinking, engaging customer. 

This position is on-site, Monday-Friday. The primary worksite is in Springfield.


As one of the contributing team members, Project RO SME primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Support RO’s in implementing DoD Acquisition System Processes for DONSAP programs. Assist with analysis/evaluation of SAP cost, schedule, performance, risk, COAs and other information as provided.
  • Assist RO’s with research, analysis, assessment of alternative COAs, impact assessment, and decision options concerning Iraq’s development and resource allocation, program alternatives, future warfighting technologies, and weapon system acquisition roadmaps.
  • Provide subject matter continuity and training of new personnel due to military/government personnel turnover for program status, SAP, and office policies and procedures.
  • Support SAP Analytic Assessments. In coordination with study sponsors, develop terms of reference documentation and proposed security environment. Research, staff, and prepare memos, MOA/MOU, letters, briefs, POA&Ms, and other documentation by policy, process, and templates for principal review and approval. Provide recommendations regarding routing and coordination requirements.

Skills - Minimum of 8 Years Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, or equivalent.
  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility and Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • 8 years of related experience required in the DoD environments. 
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of security program interrelationships to coordinate and implement objects and plans for multiple programs for the DON by adhering to the DoD, DON, and IC Directive manuals and instructions.
  • Ability to translate and communicate complex technical documentation and subject matter between technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) level guidance and understanding of industrial security regulations, federal security regulatory requirements of the NISPOM, DoDM 5205.07 Volume 4, Special Access Program (SAP) Security Manuals, and the DoD 5105.21 Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Manuals
  • Have a working knowledge of Special Access Program (SAP) and Classified Programs within both the DON and DoD.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Well-developed analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills.
  • Proven ability to instruct and mentor less knowledgeable audiences.
  • Ability to creatively approach and solve situations.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be willing to actively communicate with co-workers, program leadership, and clients, which may involve delivering presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior military experience preferred, but not required.
  • 5 years experience with SAPs within both the DON and DoD.

Experience Levels:

LEVEL 1 – requires a minimum of 3 years related experience
LEVEL 2 – requires a minimum of 5 years related experience.
LEVEL 3 – requires a minimum of 8 years related experience.
LEVEL 4 – requires a minimum of 10 years related experience.
LEVEL 5 – requires a minimum of 12 years related experience.
LEVEL 6 – requires a minimum of 15 years related experience.
LEVEL 7 – requires a minimum of 20 years related experience.

Requirements - US Citizen / Top Secret/SCI Clearance


Local travel to Arlington, VA.

U.S. Citizenship:


Minimum Clearance:

Applicants are required to have, at a minimum, a TOP SECRET (TS) clearances with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

CSCI stands in support of equality for and advancement of all people based solely upon the merits of abilities and actions alone, without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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