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Program Protection Specialist

Program Protection Specialist

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Security Clearance 
Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI)

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We’re looking for Eagle Ray people.  Eagle Ray is a rapidly growing, woman owned business specializing in strategic transformation services. We deliver complex professional services across the IC, DoD and DHS.  With Eagle Ray’s help, our clients reduce cost and program risk, enhance operational performance and drive the development of new capabilities to end users in the National Security Enterprise.  We offer an engaging corporate culture, a dynamic work environment and competitive total compensation.
Insight. Impact. Innovation.  Eagle Ray people are hands-on, results-oriented, and invested in the success of our customers’ missions.  Come work with us, you can really make a difference!


Program Protection is the comprehensive integration of all security disciplines in a manner that mitigates and manages risks associated with research, development, acquisition, prototype, testing, and delivery of critical technologies and their associated mission functionalities.  Program Protection must be considered for all NGA projects, studies, and programs, but is required for all classified efforts.  The purpose of Program Protection is to help programs ensure they adequately protect technology, components, and information which could allow the adversary to clone, counter, or defeat US warfighting capability. Ensure that sound classification management practices are implemented and applied to support the SIS’s mission.


  • Administer/provide security classification guidance and perform document and classification reviews.
  • Provide effective system-level security support associated with mission planning activities, including ground site support and operations
  • Support threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments and assist with the development of mitigation plans that reduce or remediate adverse finding.
  • Provide personnel security support to program sponsored individuals, to include receiving, documenting, and forwarding as appropriate reportable personal security information.
  • Assist the Government in the development and execution of vulnerability and risk assessments and mitigations
  • Assist the Government with the establishment and implementation of continuity of operations planning (COOP) activities.
  • Support the resolution of access and clearance issues that require checking various NGA and Community databases, as well as updating and ensuring the accuracy of various government security databases.
  • Administer/provide security classification guidance and perform document and classification reviews.
  • Write, review, and/or evaluate security proposals and plans focusing on safety and security of personnel, assets, resources, and mission.
  • Coordinate security issues, when appropriate, with internal and external mission partner organizations.
  • Provide support to staff elements for foreign disclosure guidance on the proper procedures and requirements for the release of US classified information to foreign mission partners.



  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor's or equivalent
  • Min. of 3 yrs. exp. of which 2 yrs. of this exp. has been in the intelligence community.
  • General knowledge of security practices with emphasis in personnel, physical and/or industrial security. 
  • Exp. may be broad based, crossing multiple markets (e.g., government, industry) and may also include relevant and associated certifications and knowledge of applicable tools, methodologies, or best practices. 
  • Works independently and closely with senior specialists or task leads. 
  • DoD Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification IAW DoD Manual # 3305.13M within 1 year of service start date.


  •  Demonstrates innovation and efficiency in areas of security support.


Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity