I am a DoD contractor that has been working for an employer for about two and half months on a new contract. I have recently been approached for another position with another company supporting a different DoD client elsewhere (based on some unique experience I have). It is a significant career step up and about 25% more pay. Its a good opportunity I think I should accept.
I plan on offering a 30-day notice to my current employer. My questions is, are there any risks to my security clearance from the current employer? I have no violations or incidents whatsoever. I don’t think the employer would do anything unethical. But I will have not been here long and I suppose they could be upset (as opposed to just the understandable disappointment.) On the other hand, I know contractors move around a lot in this business and folks are used to it. But I’d still like to take all the right steps to avoid a problem. In short, what (if any) is the risk of them screwing with my clearance and creating an issue. The new company really wants me on board in a month and are offering a lot.