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Facility Security Officer

Department: Security

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This position is remote based.
Facility security officers (FSOs) are in charge of managing security in their organization's facilities. They are responsible for creating a secure environment for employees, vendors, and company visitors.
The Security Team is responsible for leading and implementing the various initiatives that relate to improving GitLab's security. As a member of the security team at GitLab, you will be working towards raising the bar on security. We will achieve that by working and collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide guidance on security best practices.


    • Maintain strict confidentiality as related to all security matters
    • Build and maintain an Insider Threat Program
    • Perform a wide variety of administrative duties in support of security procedures and requirements
    • Review and amend as needed security policies and procedures
    • Personnel Security - Assisting employees with initiating, maintaining and terminating personnel clearance actions
    • Conducting security clearance indoctrination briefings and debriefings
    • Must complete required training for obtaining a JPAS account (Cybersecurity and PII)
    • Process visit authorization requests in JPAS for personnel for classified visits
    • Process notification letters and visit authorization requests for new Task Orders
    • Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and customers
    • Follow policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives
    • Maintain PKI for JPAS (Joint Personnel Adjudication System) - Government database for all cleared people/contractors
    • Ultimate responsibility for all cleared personnel as it pertains to getting, keeping clearances
    • Support the company as a direct advocate to DSS (Defense Security Services


    • Leverages security expertise in at least one specialty area
    • Triages and handles/escalates security issues independently
    • You have a passion for security and open source
    • You are a team player, and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams
    • You are a great communicator
    • Conduct reviews and makes recommendations
    • Screen security candidates during hiring process
    • You employ a flexible and constructive approach when solving problems
    • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values