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Sr Assoc, Industrial Security

Company: L3Harris
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Job Title: Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) 2

Job Code: SAS20210206-62134

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description: Commensurate with the position of Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO), incumbent is responsible for managing and directing all security related issues at the L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems (S&AS) Business Units. As the on-site security professional, the CPSO's responsibilities include management and execution of all facility security functions including SCIF operations, personnel security, program support, physical security, information security, document control, badging and access control. The CPSO implements all requisite national security directives with specific emphasis on NISPOM, Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), Special Access Program (SAP) directives and other governing directives, as applicable. Exhibits the dedication and expectation of excellence required of a security professional while working and making decisions with moderate supervision. The CPSO works as a team player, exhibits flexibility, sets priorities, and manages customer expectations in a sometimes fast-paced environment. The CPSO interacts with internal and external customers or Government security officials in performance of security duties. The incumbent is responsible for supporting and enacting all L3Harris corporate policies including the protection of L3Harris' intellectual property.

Essential Functions:

  • Incumbent is responsible to the S&AS Security Management relative to execution of responsibilities associated with the position of CPSO. Specifically, tactical operational control regarding management/operation of secure areas and Program Security Officer responsibilities.
  • Administer, address and complete personnel security requirements with employees regarding issues, report preparation, program security access briefings, and clearance/access maintenance for briefed employees.
  • Create, administer, and track requisite annual training, initial new hire security briefing, initial security clearance briefing, and security debriefing for all cleared employees.
  • Ensure all required security support for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) level programs, Special Access Programs (SAP) and manage operations of associated Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF's) and Special Access Program Facilities (SAPF) in accordance with governing directives and program specific guidance.
  • Responsible for ensuring the formulation, establishment and execution of security policy, procedures and protocols pertinent to the facility consistent with National Industrial Security Program and Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs) requirements.
  • Determine customer security requirements and ensure requisite security access requests with applicable government agencies.
  • Responsible for effective communications regarding security by interfacing with or liaising with external customers (Government, Associate Contractors, Subcontractors, former employees) and internal L3Harris organizations.
  • Conduct security education and training; provide initial security indoctrination briefings, debriefings, annual refresher training and corporate requisite training.
  • Ensure continuous physical security integrity for facility in general and accredited secure work areas.
  • Guard/alarm interface; liaison with alarm monitoring facility to ensure security of controlled/secure areas in accordance with government requirements - requires emergency response requirements during non-working hours.
  • Provide support on special projects that cut across the business and the company, to include assisting with S&AS-wide security process standardization.
  • Foster teamwork and collaborative efforts among Security group members to ensure timely completion of group project tasks and responsibilities.


  • Associates Degree and minimum of 6 years prior related experience. Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 0-2 years of prior related experience.
  • An active security clearance is required; TS/SCI.
  • 1+ years working knowledge of the Intelligence Community Directives (ICD's), National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), SAP Directives, and Supplement Information system security experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience as a Cleared Defense Contractor (CDC) working in corporate and/or government environments with industrial security duties in support of Intelligence Community (IC) or Department of Defense (DoD) programs.
  • Efficient, proactive, responsive team player with excellent written and oral communication skills; able to interface effectively with all levels of corporate management and government customers.
  • Hands on, self-starting, disciplined and detail-oriented individual with ability to work independently in a high-volume environment.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using security management software and applications.

Keywords: L3Harris, Palm Bay , Sr Assoc, Industrial Security, Other , Palm Bay, Florida

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