Security clearances at Viasat
Security clearances at a glance
Viasat Inc. is a Federal Government contractor that works with government and military organizations which may require employees to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Learn more about obtaining and maintaining security clearance in the United States.
Applying for a Security Clearance
The government security clearance application requires either ten or seven years of history for the following categories:
Upon review of the clearance application/background investigation on the application and select interviews of the contacts you list; the investigator will submit a report to the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DODCAF) to make the final determination.
The adjudication process uses the “whole person concept” where the analyze the entirety of the information, not one specific adverse piece of information that is listed on the application. The information is assessed against the 13 National Security Adjudicative Guidelines. They are looking at personal character as well as professional character. The bottom line – they want to know that you have a loyalty to the U.S., demonstrate trustworthiness, sound judgment, you are reliable and honest.
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