Harris Corporation Security Manager in Herndon, Virginia

Security Manager 5/4/18SecurityUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: ES20180405-24663


Job Title: Security Manager

Job Code: ES20180405-24663

Job Description: Herndon, VA

The Security Manager supports all security actions and serves as the liaison with US Government Department of Defense (DoD) and IC counterparts, conducts security briefings and debriefings, monitors classified controlled areas, supports site classified visits, on-site SCI meetings, prepares and reviews documentation, to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Certification and Accreditations (C&A) package, receives and prepares DD254 for subcontractors and performs periodic self-inspections. This manager also performs and delegates daily Personnel, Facility, IS and Operational tasks, and interfaces with Program Management team as needed. This Security Manager, will plan, direct and coordinate activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, visitors and facility co‐occupants consistent with cleared facility requirements.


  • Ensure compliance with NISPOM, DCIDs, ICDs, JAFAN, Federal security regulations and company security policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operation of the Security Program.

  • Perform all administrative security support requirements associated with the receipt, transmission, inventory, reproduction, disposition, and management of all types of Classified material.

  • Obtain rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations from government agencies.

  • Prepare and maintain manuals outlining regulations and establish procedures for handling, storing, and keeping records for granting personnel and visitor’s access to restricted records and materials.

  • Comply with Communications Security (COMSEC) requirements for the receipt, custody, issue, safeguarding, accounting and destruction of COMSEC material and in full compliance with all Government policies, manuals, procedures and changes.

  • Work with Contracts and Operations to ensure compliance with contract/subcontract security requirements- Work closely with Defense Security Services (DSS) and other government agencies for contract and site/facility compliance.

  • Develop and implement effective security training and education, to include initial, refresher and continuing education programs, Operational Security (OPSEC), Insider Threat programs and Foreign Travel programs, Standard Practice Procedures (SPP), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Develop and implement security documentation including program protection plans, system security and accreditation plans and managed access plans.

  • Responsible for the classification management process and classification guides associated with DoD and IC information.

  • Perform security duties required to manage a successful Security Program that provides excellent Customer Support and Security Services to all internal and external customers.

  • Plan, initiate, manage, and be accountable for all aspects of the physical, information, COMSEC, Special Access Programs, training, classification management, operations and personnel security functions for the operating facility in support of both internal and external customers across multiple programs.

  • Travel 15% of the time approximately as needed.

  • Develop and execute program protection strategies for existing programs, developing programs, or new concepts

Qualifications Required (Skills)

  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance with PG.

  • BA/BS Degree, or equivalent.

  • 15 plus years of experience as a Cleared Defense Contractor working in corporate and government environments as a FSO/CSSO.

  • 5 plus years’ experience leading a team of employees, including at offsite facility locations.

  • At least 10 years of experienced in implementing security policy and procedures ensuring compliance with the National Industrial Security Program and other government security regulations.

  • Management experience leading and conducting internal audits, participating in Government assessments and inspections, investigating and mitigating areas of risk or non-compliance, pre-employment employee vetting, and security-relevant RFP review and proposal writing.

  • Must have strong knowledge of NISPOM, NISPOM Chapter 8 and other DoD and IC security compliance documents.

  • Management experience interpreting and authoring DD 254s, Security Classification Guides, and other areas of security-related contract management.

  • Experience supporting classified proposal development and execution.

  • Ability to display tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of employees.

  • Extensive knowledge of industrial security administration, contracts, and government databases that include, but are not limited to: Joint Personnel Adjudication System. (JPAS), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations (e-QIP), Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD), Electronic Facilities Database (EFD), etc.

  • Must effectively communicate verbally and in writing to internal and external customers and able to offer experienced guidance to executive staff and subcontractors.

  • Certificate of Completion from the DSS Academy FSO Course.

  • Able to be on-site within 30 minutes of notification of a security incident involving the facility.

  • Candidate should have excellent judgement and decision-making skills.

  • Previous experience as an FSO and COMSEC Custodian with prime responsibilities associated with daily oversight of all security activities in compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).

  • Knowledgeable on requirements for CI and Insider Threat programs.

U.S. Citizenship

  • Yes

Security Clearance Level

Top Secret – SCI

This position requires the candidate to already possess an Top Secret - SCI w/poly clearance and to maintain the clearance.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your resume, 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 - VA - Herndon