Harris Corporation Program Security in Palm Bay, Florida

Program Security 10/10/17--ProgramUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: ES20171010-21301


Title: Program Security

Req ID: ES20171010-21301

Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

The Harris Security Department is seeking an experienced industrial security professional to join our Palm Bay security team as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO). This is a fast paced, high volume position supporting multiple programs and customers as part of a team. Candidate will focus primarily on collateral level programs with growth in SCI, and Special Access Programs (SAP). Responsibilities will include:

  • Provides security administration of classified programs, studies, and pursuits in the Electronics Systems Segment (ESS).

  • Advise and guide Program Management to highly complex and advanced projects with solid knowledge and interpretation of security policies to include the development of plans, proven procedures and policies as required by NISPOM, SAP Manual, and ICD’s.

  • Conduct security education and briefings. Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • FSO for possessing certification (CDSE STEPP). Actively participates in Government vulnerability assessments and leader in facility self-inspections and continuous security reviews.

  • Interface with foreign government program team and participate in the formalization and maintenance of a foreign government security program.

  • Knowledge of DD Form 254 process to include implementation and interpretation of Government Security Classification Guides.

  • Investigate security incidents and have experience in documenting and reporting requirements.

  • Support to other security disciplines to include: Personnel Security, Physical Security, Information Systems (IS) Security, Communications Security (COMSEC), Document Control, and Visitor Control.

  • Train and mentor junior security professionals to program leadership, finance, and business.


  • MS/MA/MBA + 8 years or BS/BA + 10 years of education and relevant experience and practical application of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), SAP Manuals, and ICD’s with DSS CDSE Facility Security Officer (FSO) for possessing certification.

  • At least 3 years' working knowledge of JPAS and ISFD.

  • Prior experience ensuring regulatory compliance while providing customer support.

  • Secret clearance based on a current NACLC with ability to acquire a favorable SSBI for TS.

  • 5+ years knowledge and use of Microsoft business suite applications.

  • Ability to travel, as required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Possess an understanding of advanced technology security integration processes.

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Six-Sigma methodology or equivalent training.

  • Sound and logical thinking in choosing a particular course of action.

  • Demonstrated experience working in teams and matrix environments.

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and coordinate activities within deadlines.

  • Should be able to interact with senior/executive management on matters pertaining to security policy and procedures.

  • Counterintelligence experience to include risk assessment.

Security Clearance:

  • Please be aware that this position requires a current Secret clearance and the ability to pass further investigations. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay